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The 16th annual EmTech MIT – A Place of Inspiration, October 18-20, 2016, Cambridge, MA

MIT Media Lab
Building E14
75 Amherst Street

(Corner of Ames and Amherst)
Cambridge, MA 02139

Conference Location: Entire 6th floor of Building E14

EmTech MIT Brings The Award-Winning Journalism of MIT Technology Review To Life

The 16th annual EmTech MIT gathers preeminent thought leaders, researchers and business leaders to examine the most significant themes in emerging technologies, including:

– Rethinking Energy

– Virtual Reality, Augmented Life

– Artificial intelligence

– Global Connectivity

– Engineering a Healthy Planet

– Spotlight talks on the 10 Breakthrough Technologies

– Celebration of the 2016 Innovators Under 35

ANNOUNCEMENT

Leaders in Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence (LPBI) Group, Boston

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will cover in REAL TIME

The 16th annual EmTech MIT – A Place of Inspiration, October 18-20, 2016, Cambridge, MA

http://events.technologyreview.com/emtech/16/

In attendance, streaming LIVE using Social Media

Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN

Editor-in-Chief

http://pharmaceuticalintelligence.com

@pharma_BI

@AVIVA1950

 All Speakers

SOURCE

http://events.technologyreview.com/emtech/16/#section-about

Featured Speakers

 

  • Nora
    Ayanian

    Gabilan Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Amir
    Banifatemi

    Prize Lead, X Prize

    Incentivizing Innovative Approaches & Collaboration in A.I.

  • Muyinatu
    Bell

    Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Brian
    Bergstein

    Executive Editor, MIT Technology Review

  • Nessan
    Bermingham

    Chief Executive Officer, President and Founder, Intellia Therapeutics

    The Potential for Genome Editing Technology to Transform Medicine

  • Dinesh
    Bharadia

    Postdoctoral Associate, MIT CSAIL

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Heather
    Bowerman

    CEO & Founder, Dot Laboratories

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Elizabeth
    Bramson-Boudreau

    Chief Operating Officer, MIT Technology Review

  • Qing
    Cao

    Research Staff Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Jagdish
    Chaturvedi

    Director, Clinical Innovations, InnAccel

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • David
    Cox

    Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and of Computer Science, Harvard University

    Building Computer Vision Systems Inspired by the Brain

  • Tom
    Davenport

    President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology & Management, Babson College

    Presented by RAGE Frameworks

  • Stefano
    Domenicali

    CEO, Automobili Lamborghini

    Presented by the Italian Trade Agency

  • Kevin
    Esvelt

    Assistant Professor, MIT Media Lab

    The Technology Driving Gene Drives

  • Vivian
    Ferry

    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Wei
    Gao

    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Dileep
    George

    Cofounder, Vicarious

    Artificial Intelligence At Work

  • Shyam
    Gollakota

    Assistant Professor, University of Washington

    10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2016: Power from the Air

  • Meron
    Gribetz

    CEO, Meta

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Jiawei
    Gu

    Cofounder, Ling Robotics

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Rachel
    Haot

    Managing Director, 1776

    Incubating Technical Solutions with Global Impact

  • Alex
    Hegyi

    Member of Research Staff, PARC

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Katherine
    High

    Cofounder, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Spark Therapeutics

    Gene Therapy: A New Era of Medicine

  • Christine
    Ho

    CEO, Imprint Energy, Inc.

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Ehsan
    Hoque

    Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Solomon
    Hsiang

    Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

    Addressing the Effects of Climate Change

  • Karl
    Iagnemma

    CEO and Cofounder, nuTonomy

    Intelligent Machines: Autonomous Cars

  • Sangbae
    Kim

    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

    Robots at Work

  • Samay
    Kohli

    Chief Executive Officer, GreyOrange

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Kendra
    Kuhl

    CTO, Opus 12

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Maithilee
    Kunda

    Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Stephanie
    Lampkin

    Founder & CEO, Blendoor

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Desmond
    Loke

    Assistant Professor, Singapore University of Technology and Design

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Evan
    Macosko

    Instructor, Harvard Medical School

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Yael
    Maguire

    Engineering Director, Facebook Connectivity Lab

    Expanding the Global Impact of Internet Connectivity

  • Vikram
    Mahidhar

    SVP, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, RAGE Frameworks

    Presented by RAGE Frameworks

  • Marcela
    Maus

    Director of Cellular Immunotherapy, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

    The Promise of Cancer Immunotherapy

  • Pranav
    Mistry

    Global Vice President of Research, Samsung

    Envisioning What’s Next for Virtual Reality

  • Jason
    Pontin

    Editor in Chief and Publisher, MIT Technology Review

  • Ramesh
    Raskar

    Director, MIT Media Lab Camera Culture Group

    Presented by Lemelson-MIT

  • Alberto Maria
    Sacchi

    Board Member & Past President, Federmacchine

    Presented by the Italian Trade Agency

  • Don
    Sadoway

    Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, MIT

    Providing Power for a Growing Global Population

  • Ruslan
    Salakhutdinov

    Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

    The Promise and Limitations of Machine Learning

  • Kelly
    Sanders

    Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Michele
    Scannavini

    President, Italian Trade Agency

    Presented by the Italian Trade Agency

  • Stefanie
    Tellex

    Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Brown University

    10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2016: Robots That Teach Each Other

  • Ronaldo
    Tenorio

    CEO, Hand Talk

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Sonia
    Vallabh

    PhD Student, Prion Scientist, Broad Institute

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Cyrus
    Vance Jr.

    Manhattan District Attorney, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

    Security & Privacy in the Connected Era

  • Oriol
    Vinyals

    Research Scientist, Google DeepMind

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Aleksandra
    Vojvodic

    Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Padmasree
    Warrior

    CEO, NextEV

    Imagining Clean, Connected Transportation

  • Jean
    Yang

    Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Yihui
    Zhang

    Associate Professor, Tsinghua University

    2016 Innovator Under 35

  • Jia
    Zhu

    Professor, Nanjing University

    2016 Innovator Under 35

 

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Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, March 3, 2016 Teleconference

Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN

Agenda for Meeting 24: March 3, 2016 Teleconference

*DRAFT*   *DRAFT*   *DRAFT*

 

Teleconference
March 3, 2016

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST
Dial in number: 1-888-769-8756
Participant passcode: 8934813

 

Thursday, March 3

2:00 – 2:10 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.
Commission Chair

James Wagner, Ph.D.
Commission Vice Chair

2:10 – 2:55 p.m. Session 1: Bioethics Commission Educational Materials

Elizabeth Pike, J.D., LL.M.
Senior Policy and Research Analyst
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Maneesha Sakhuja, M.H.S.
Research Analyst
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Steven Kessler, M.S.
Instructor, Biological Sciences
City College of San Francisco

2:55 – 3:55 p.m. Session 2: Member Discussion

3:55 – 4:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

James Wagner, Ph.D.

– See more at: http://bioethics.gov/node/5542#sthash.VQRt4jGB.dpuf

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