MIT Technology Review’s flagship EmTech event, live and online next week

Online and in person at the WITH campus and explores the technology trends that will transform the way we work and live

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Next week, the MIT Technology Review will welcome live audiences to the WITH Campus for its annual conference exploring innovations, emerging technologies and global trends that will impact the way we work and live. Hosted November 1-3 as a hybrid experience, EmTech will showcase some of the world’s most inspiring industry leaders, researchers and innovators, sharing their insights on what’s likely, plausible and possible in today’s key technology trends.

“We have a remarkable lineup of speakers at EmTech this year, including some of the biggest names in AI, biotechnology, space and bionics,” said Mat Honan, Editor-in-Chief of MIT Technology Review. “I can’t wait to see everyone at the Media Lab where I look forward to opening up these incredible conversations for the EmTech audience to participate in.”

The three-day program focuses on top stories of the year, including clean energy solutions, space, the rise of the bioeconomy and the myriad of ways individuals and organizations are embracing the latest developments in global technologies, artificial intelligence and more. Speakers include:

  • Yann Le CunHead of AI at Meta, on the future of AI
  • Kiran MusunuruProfessor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Genetics, on a CRISPR-based approach to lowering cholesterol to reduce risk of heart disease
  • Stanford Internet Observatory’s Reneé DiResta on controlling online misinformation
  • Tara RüttleyChief Scientist at Blue Origin, on making space exploration accessible to all

EmTech will feature a hands-on open house at MIT HealthLab, an interactive problem-solving workshop hosted by Google X, and a special panel presented by Leaps by Bayer on how collaboration drives great accomplishments, with Kizzmekia Corbett, lead scientist on the development of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine and Laurent Duvernay-TardifMedical school graduate and NFL Super Bowl champion.

“I am particularly excited about this year’s EmTech event and the opportunity to interview two celebrated leaders in science and sport. We’ll talk about the team effort behind their remarkable work and what they’re eyeing next. t-Miss conversation that only MIT Technology Review can bring together,” says CEO and Editor Elizabeth Bramson Boudreau.

EmTech attendees have access to mainstage presentations, thought-provoking interviews, and live Q&A sessions to explore groundbreaking research and global innovations that inspire inspiration and action. For full conference details, registration and partnership opportunities, visit emtechmit.com.

The EmTech MIT Presenting Partner is Kyndryl, a company that designs, builds, manages and modernizes the mission-critical technology systems the world depends on every day. For more partnership opportunities, please contact Andrew Hendler at [email protected].

Media wishing to cover the event should send an email [email protected] to learn more about obtaining press passes.

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