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BU TechConnect 2020: Future Ready

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Questrom School of Business

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

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Join us for BU Questrom’s 6th Annual TechConnect Conference, an event that brings together a diverse audience of students & professionals.

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How will mixed reality affect the consumer experience? How can we help prepare our workforce for increasing automation? Is Boston ready for self-driving vehicles?

The Graduate Biz Tech Club at Boston University's Questrom School of Business is pleased to bring you TechConnect 2020: Future Ready. This year’s conference will focus on how technology is shaping the future of multiple industries, which we will explore through three lenses: as an individual, as a business, and as a society. Panels will cover a variety of topics including the Future of: The Consumer, Work, Gaming, and Mobility. Featuring speakers and demos from Amazon, Dell, Wayfair, City of Boston, MBTA, ADOREZ, Healthy Gamer, VYVID, and more.


All sessions will take place in the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom, 9th floor, Questrom School of Business, 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.


10:30am - 11:00am Registration

11:00am - 11:45am Opening Keynote

12:00pm - 12:45pm Future of the Consumer Panel

12:45pm - 1:30pm Networking Lunch

1:30pm - 2:15pm Future of Gaming Panel

2:30pm - 3:15pm Future of Work Panel

3:30pm - 4:30pm Future of Mobility Panel

4:30pm - 5:00pm Closing Remarks

5:00pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception

Keynote Speaker

David Taieb -- Principal Engineer, Amazon


The Future of the Consumer

Michael Campbell -- EVP & GM, Augmented Reality, PTC

Nina Keshavarzi -- CEO and Co-Founder, ADOREZ TECH

Michael Maloney -- Head Of Engineering - XR, Computer Vision, 3D Visualization, Wayfair

Hakan Satiroglu -- Founder, XR InLearning

The Future of Work

Jim French -- Former Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Hill Holliday Advertising

Azadeh Keivani -- Frontiers of Science Fellow, Columbia University

Erik Mirandette, Head of Customer Team/Ops, Tulip

The Future of Gaming

Kruti Kanojia -- Co-Founder, Healthy Gamer

Joseph Kwan -- VP, BU Gaming Club

Stephanie Orme -- Chair of the Game Studies Division, National Communication Association

The Future of Mobility

Eugene J. Berardi -- Visiting Fellow, Decarbonization & Infrastructure Modernization, BU Institute for Sustainable Energy

Kris Carter -- Co-Chair of the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston

Dave Graham -- Director of Global Messaging for Emerging Technologies, Dell Technologies

Sydney Levine -- Postdoctoral Scholar, MIT

Diogo Lousa -- Director Of Technology - Paratransit, MBTA

AR/VR Technology Showcase





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