Annual emerging technology event is a must-attend for business and tech decision-makers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review announces the full speaker list and expanded schedule for EmTech MIT, the conference that gathers preeminent thought leaders to discuss the innovations that will change society. The outstanding speaker lineup features over 40 experts spanning multiple disciplines from alternative energy to social media, including the majority of honorees from the 2013 Innovators Under 35 list.
Since 1999, EmTech MIT has brought MIT Technology Review's editorial mission to life, providing a space for technology, business, and culture to converge. This October 9–11 at the MIT Media Lab, EmTech MIT will examine the implications of alternative energy sources for society and the environment, plus big data, advanced manufacturing, smarter cities, digital currency, the latest developments in neuroscience, and more.
A partial list of speakers is below, and the full schedule can be found at http://www2.technologyreview.com/emtech/13/schedule/.
- Steve Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution; Cofounder, America Online; Chairman, The Case Foundation
- Leslie Dewan, Cofounder and CEO, Transatomic Power (2013 Innovator Under 35)
- Katharine Frase, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, IBM Public Sector
- Mary Lou Jepsen, Head of Display Division, Google[x]
- Simon Johnson, Economist, Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management
- Ben Milne, CEO, Dwolla (2013 Innovator Under 35)
- Craig Mundie, Senior Advisor to the CEO, Microsoft
- Deb Roy, Chief Media Scientist, Twitter
EmTech MIT is sponsored by Statoil, The Hartford, Lemelson-MIT Program, Lewis PR, Qualcomm, Sagentia, CSAIL, Fitzpatrick, KillerIT, MIT Professional Education, MIT Sloan Executive Education, Porsche, and zSpace.
For full conference information and registration, visit www.emtechmit.com.
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MIT Technology Review leads the global conversation about technologies that matter. An independent media company owned by MIT, it produces publications read by millions of business leaders, innovators, and thought leaders around the globe, in six languages and on a variety of platforms. The company publishes MIT Technology Review, the world′s most respected technology magazine; daily news features, analysis, and opinion; and Business Reports, which explain how technologies are transforming industries. It produces live events such as the annual EmTech MIT, international EmTech conferences, Summits, and Salons. The company's entrepreneurial community organization, MIT Enterprise Forum, hosts 400+ events a year around the world.
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