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MIT Technology Review Announces 18th Annual EmTech MIT 2018 Conference, September 11-14

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MIT Technology Review Announces 18th Annual EmTech MIT 2018 Conference, September 11-14

The publication's flagship conference will convene innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders to explore the year's most significant emerging technologies

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review today announced additional speakers and partners for its upcoming EmTech MIT event taking place at the MIT Media Lab on September 11-14, 2018.

Joi Ito, Director of MIT Media Lab, and Reid Hoffman, Cofounder of LinkedIn and Partner at Greylock Partners, hold a discussion at EmTech MIT.

EmTech MIT launched in 1999 to explore the biggest breakthroughs and technologies of the year and examine the potential impact on business and society. This year's program will explore a wide variety of topics including how artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting global industries today, how genetic information is being used to solve crimes, and growing cyber security concerns including the threat of election hacking. The event also features talks from MIT Technology Review's 2018 Innovators Under 35.

New speakers and discussion topics include:

  • Greg Hyslop, Chief Technology Officer, The Boeing Company - Launching a New Era in Aerospace
  • CeCe Moore, Founder, The DNA Detectives - Solving Cold Cases: An Unlikely Application for DNA Databases
  • Katie Rae, CEO and Managing Partner, The Engine - Encouraging Purpose-Driven Innovation
  • Ethan Zuckerman, Director, MIT Center for Civic Media - The Ethics of the Internet

IBM, a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company, will serve as the Presenting Partner of this year's flagship conference. EmTech MIT partners also include Samsung NEXT, Lemelson-MIT, and Ernst & Young. Media Partners include BIGfish Communications and Talespin.

Click here to learn more, see the full conference agenda and register for EmTech Next. Follow the conversation on Twitter using #EmTechMIT.

Media who would like to cover the event should reach out to press@technologyreview.com to learn more about obtaining press credentials.

About The EmTech Event Series
MIT Technology Review's EmTech Event Series dives into emerging technologies that will drive the new global economy. From mainstage keynotes to Q&As and small discussions, these events provide a curated view of the year's most important developments. EmTech gives attendees the opportunity to discover future trends and learn from the most innovative people and companies in the world. Currently in its 18th year, EmTech events have quickly become a must-attend for entrepreneurs, innovators, policy leaders, media and more. Learn more.

About MIT Technology Review
Founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1899, MIT Technology Review is a world-renowned, independent media company whose insight, analysis, reviews, interviews and live events explain the commercial, social and political impact of new technologies. MIT Technology Review derives its authority from the world's foremost technology institution and from its editors' deep technical knowledge, capacity to see technologies in their broadest context, and unequaled access to leading innovators and researchers. For 117 years, MIT Technology Review's mission has been to equip readers with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology and the impact upon their careers and lives. Subscribe. Follow: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram.

Media Contact:
Meredith Chiricosta
BIGfish Communications for MIT Technology Review
press@technologyreview.com
617-713-3800

 

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