Watch TR’s Emerging Technology Conference

by Nancy DuVergne Smith on September 27, 2010 · 0 comments

in In the News

Missed Technology Review’s annual gathering of leading thinkers pondering emerging technologies? No problem! You can watch EmTech@MIT 2010 sessions online to catch new ideas about moving discoveries from lab to market, evolving global communications, and the future of fuels and transportation.

TR head Jason Pontin introduces EmTech 2010 videos.

TR head Jason Pontin introduces EmTech 2010 videos.

In addition to keynotes, panels, fireside chats, and demos at the Sept. 21-23, 2010, conference, you can also watch elevator pitches by the TR35, the rising young innovators honored this year, read about the MIT-affiliated ones, and see which was tapped as the winner. Check the agenda to spot speakers or topics of interest.

A few highlights

  • Lab to Market: Success is Not Final, Failure is Not Fatal—panel includes Lili Cheng from Microsoft’s Future Social Experiences Labs, Nitin Parekh of Palo Alto Research Center, and others (in partnership with the MIT Enterprise Forum).
  • Mobile Augmented Reality and the Future of Play—demo shows how interactive 3D experiences can be visualized on real-world surfaces.
  • The Future of Mobile—Vanu Bose ’88, SM ’92, PhD ’99, president and CEO, Vanu, Inc.; Matt Grob, SVP, Corporate Research and Development, Qualcomm; and others.
  • What’s Ahead in Wireless: Revolutionizing the Way We Do Business— Dan Hesse SM ’89, Sprint CEO, predicts the impact of wireless technology advances.
  • The Future of Computation—Stephen Wolfram, founder and CEO, Wolfram Research, describes how his latest innovation changes the dynamics of search.
  • The Future of Transportation—Ryan Chin MA ’00, SM ’04, Media Lab Smart Cities research group, comments on urban mobility and the CityCar.
  • Fireside Chats—Jason Pontin talks with University of Chicago Professor Elisabeth Moyer about CIM-EARTH, Christine Herron of First Round Capital about emerging IT technologies, and others.

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