MIT Technology Review will host EmTech Digital June 1–2, 2015, in San Francisco. The annual conference (formerly the Digital Summit) convenes innovators, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and venture capitalists to examine the next wave of the digital revolution.
Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of MIT Technology Review, states, “We’re proud to bring the EmTech brand to the West Coast and around the globe. Our world is shaped by technology, and bringing our editorial to life on stage—introducing audiences to the people behind the emerging technologies in person—provides critical insights into how technology will affect business and society.”
The Internet of things (IoT) is making every day things smarter and augmenting all our experiences. How will big data affect our personal and professional lives? Digital health, cloud computing, and smart devices are all topics of exploration at the conference. Attendees gain access to the innovative people and companies that provide the intelligence necessary to navigate the landscape of an increasingly connected world.
Featured speakers include Rony Abovitz, founder, president, and CEO, Magic Leap; Manuel Bronstein, head of consumer products, YouTube; Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack; Mike Cassidy, vice president, Google; Tim Kendall, head of partner products, Pinterest; John Maeda, design partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers;Rosalind Picard, professor, MIT Media Lab, and chief scientist, Empatica; Chris Wanstrath, CEO, GitHub; and more.
Strategic partners include the CSAIL Alliance Program, the MIT Industrial Liaison Program, and VLAB, the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum.
Event details are online at www.technologyreview.com/emtech/digital. Early-bird registration, which saves attendees $500, ends on March 15. Discounted room rates at the St. Regis Hotel, where the event will be held, are available.
About MIT Technology Review
MIT Technology Review equips audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped by technology. An independent media company owned by MIT, it covers tech news on a variety of platforms for a global audienceof millions of business leaders, innovators, and thought leaders. At www.technologyreview.com, readers access daily news and analysis, and the award-winning MIT Technology Review magazine sets the standard for technology publications. In addition to producing engaging live events, the company manages the global entrepreneurial organization MIT Enterprise Forum.