MIT Technology Review - EmTech MIT 2016

Discover the emerging technologies
that will change the world.

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October 18–20, 2016, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA Register now »

EmTech MIT is your opportunity to discover future trends and to understand the technologies that will drive the new global economy. It's where tech, business, and culture converge, and where you gain access to the most innovative people and companies in the world.

The 16th annual EmTech MIT will examine this year’s most significant news on emerging technologies, including:

  • The Robots Among Us

    Breakthroughs in robotics are giving machines the skills they need to work side by side with us, and to learn from each other.

  • The Future of Energy

    Climate change, driven in part by the ever-increasing demand for energy, is one of the greatest challenges of our time. How will emerging technologies help create and store sustainable power?

  • AI’s Next Leap Forward

    Artificial intelligence already impacts every industry: search, social media, smartphones, and personal health and finances. How will people collaborate with each other and with intelligent systems in the future?

  • Gene Editing for Better Health

    Gene editing tools like CRISPR are starting to transform health care – raising possibilities from personalized treatment to the eradication of certain diseases. What are the technological and ethical implications?

  • Virtual Reality: Life Augmented

    New devices are bringing virtual reality into the mainstream. How will our day-to-day experiences be augmented by these emerging technologies?

  • And More...

    • Meet the 2016 Innovators Under 35

    • Internet Connectivity: Creating a Global Community

    • The Digital Privacy Debate

    • Encouraging Entrepreneurs to Solve Big Problems

    • From 10 Breakthrough Technologies: Power from the Air

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 Professionals

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A Tradition in Technology

Since 1899, MIT Technology Review has equipped audiences with the intelligence to understand and contribute to a world shaped by technology. 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.

Watch the sessions from EmTech 2015 »

See a history of previous EmTechs:
2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008

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

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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, surrounded by the top technology minds anywhere.

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