Xconomy's Xponential Cities Series: Boston 2034
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
What will it take to create the innovation city of the future? Join us at Boston 2034, a unique conference designed to look out 20 years and beyond to explore the future of the local high-tech economy—and what today's stakeholders can do to not only preserve, but enhance the region’s role as a hub for global innovation. This day-long event will focus on the role of information technology, life sciences, robotics, edtech, manufacturing, design, architecture, transportation, and other high-growth, transformative industries in ensuring that future. It will highlight the ideas, innovators, and companies poised to drive the exponential economy in the years to come.
In addition to plenary sessions showcasing national and area leaders in science, technology, academia, venture capital, and government, Boston 2034 will include spotlight tracks featuring visionary thinkers and disruptive startups in:
Dean Kamen, Founder, DEKA Research & Development; FIRST
Nicholas Negroponte, Founder, MIT Media Lab; One Laptop Per Child
John Abele, Founding Chairman (Retired), Boston Scientific
Noubar Afeyan, Co-founder and Managing Director, Flagship Ventures
Assaf Biderman, Associate Director, SENSEable City Laboratory, MIT
Ian Bowles, Managing Director, WindSail Capital
Rodney Brooks, Founder, Rethink Robotics; Co-founder, iRobot
Geoff Chapin, Founder and CEO, Next Step Living
Semyon Dukach, Managing Director, Techstars Boston
Nicole Gardner, VP, Global Business Services, IBM
Rob Go, Partner, NextView Ventures
Gershon Goren, CEO, Cangrade
John Halamka, CIO and Dean for Technology, Harvard Medical School
Jean Hammond, Founder, JPH Associates; Co-founder, LearnLaunch and LearnLaunchX
John Harthorne, Founder and CEO, MassChallenge
Maia Heymann, Senior Managing Director, CommonAngels
Stephen Kaufer, Co-founder and CEO, TripAdvisor
John Kawola, CEO, Harvest Automation
Alex Kubicek, CEO, Understory
Mark Levin, Co-founder and Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Rodrigo Martinez, Life Sciences Chief Strategist, IDEO
Jim Matheson, CEO, Oasys Water
Terry McGuire, Co-founder and General Partner, Polaris Partners
Kara Miller, Host of Innovation Hub, WGBH
Fiona Murray, Co-lead, MIT Innovation Initiative; Professor, Sloan School of Management
Betsy Myers, Founding Director, The Center for Women & Business, Bentley University
Eric Paley, Managing Partner, Founder Collective
Dipul Patel, CEO, EcoVent
Emily Reichert, CEO, Greentown Labs
Kenan Sahin, Founder, President and CTO, TIAX LLC; Interim President, CAMX Power LLC
Roy Schoenberg, Co-founder and CEO, American Well
Sheela Sethuraman, CEO, CueThink
Alfred Spector, VP, Research and Special Initiatives, Google
Robert Wells, Executive Director for Strategy, healthymagination
Daphne Zohar, Founder and CEO, PureTech
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Registration & Networking Breakfast: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Program: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Networking reception: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
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Cubist Pharmaceuticals • IDA Ireland • Johnson & Johnson
Kauffman Foundation • Latham & Watkins LLP • Turnstone
VENTURE CAPITAL MEMBERS
Advanced Technology Ventures • ARCH Venture Partners • Avalon Ventures
Boston Millennia Partners • Fairhaven Capital • Flagship Ventures • General Catalyst Partners
HLM Venture Partners • LaunchCapital • North Bridge Venture Partners
Polaris Partners • SR One • Third Rock Ventures
BWH Innovation Hub • MassBio • MassTLC
New England Clean Energy Council • TiE-Boston • WGBH
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