MIT Technology Review - EmTech MIT 2014

The Conference on the Emerging Technologies That Matter

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September 23–25, 2014, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

A Place of Inspiration

It’s an opportunity to glimpse the future and begin to understand the technologies that matter and how they’ll change the face of business and drive the new global economy. It’s where technology, business, and culture converge. It’s the showcase for emerging technologies with the greatest potential to change our lives. It’s an access point to the most innovative people and companies in the world.


  • Hacking the Soul

    New neuroengineering technologies look inside the mind, making it possible to change what we think, feel, and remember.

  • Engineering Abundance

    Providing clean energy, water, and food for a global population of 9 billion requires collaboration on a global scale.

  • Techonomics and Society

    With technology constantly changing the workplace, what will it mean to be employed in the future?

  • Precision Medicine

    Genetic technologies deliver the promise of precision treatments.

  • Machines like Us

    Cognitive computing, neuromorphic chips, and agile robots are changing the way computers think and move in our world.

  • The Internet of Things Is Here

    How will our lives change now that there are twice as many things connected to the Internet as human beings on the planet?

  • 10 Breakthrough Technologies

    Talk with the leaders and companies behind the year's most important technology milestones.

    See the 10 Breakthrough Technologies »
  • Innovators Under 35

    Meet the class of 2014. These are the young minds shaping our future.

    See the Innovators Under 35 »

Read MIT Technology Review's coverage of these topics. »

Who Should Attend

MIT Technology Review events consistently attract senior-level business and technology decision makers who drive the global innovation economy. EmTech is a must-attend for:

  • CEOs, CTOs, CIOs
  • Policy Leaders
  • Innovators
  • Tech Media
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Venture Investors
  • IP Attorneys

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A Tradition in Technology

For almost 115 years, MIT Technology Review has been identifying important new technologies and deciphering their practical impact. We’ve brought that mission and our journalism to life through EmTech since 1999, gathering the sharpest minds in the technology, engineering, academic, startup, and management communities to provide insight into the innovations that shape the world and your business.

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See a web history of previous EmTechs: 2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007

We now support EmTech events in the following regions and countries: Mexico, China, Spain, Singapore, and Germany.

Become an EmTech Partner

Join us in leading the conversation with the businesses and people working on the emerging technologies that will change our lives. Partnering with MIT Technology Review makes a strong statement about your brand’s commitment to thought leadership and ground-breaking innovation.

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Venue + Travel

EmTech happens at the MIT Media Lab in the heart of the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA. Here, you can’t help but feel the excitement and inspiration of being on the campus of the top university in the world, and surrounded by the top technology minds anywhere.

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