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12:30 – 1:30Registration & Networking
1:30 – 1:40Welcome & Opening Remarks
Bob Buderi, Founder and CEO, Xconomy
Sean Belka, SVP and Director, Fidelity Center for Applied Technology
1:40 – 2:00Opening Keynote: Watching the World Change through Data and Design
Fernanda Viégas, Co-leader, Google’s “Big Picture” Data Visualization Group
2:00 – 2:25E-Commerce: Virtual Storefronts, Real-World Infrastructure
Jules Pieri
, Founder and CEO, The Grommet
Kit Hickey, Co-founder, Ministry of Supply
Maia Heymann, Senior Managing Director, CommonAngels Ventures (moderator)
2:25 – 2:45Follow the Money—Investing in Innovation
Antoinette Schoar, Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance, MIT
Rudina Seseri, Partner, Fairhaven Capital
2:45 – 3:10Cloud Computing, Big Data, & The New Normal
Ellen Rubin, Co-founder and CEO, ClearSky Data
Marilyn Matz, CEO, Paradigm4
Dayna Grayson, Partner, New Enterprise Associates (moderator)
3:10 – 3:45Networking Break
3:45 – 4:10Marketing in the Mobile Era: What Changes, What Doesn’t
Catherine Kniker, VP International & Local Success, Constant Contact
Jennifer Lum, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Adelphic Mobile
Christine Perkett, Founder and CEO, SeeDepth (moderator)
4:10 – 4:35Hackers and Snoops, From the Cloud to the Cash Register 
Jen Andre, Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Threat Stack
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESET
Sara Sorcher, Deputy Cybersecurity Editor, Passcode, Christian Science Monitor (moderator)
4:35 – 4:55The Machines are Coming! Robots and Drones on the Rise
Helen Greiner, CEO, CyPhy Works
Holly Yanco, Professor, UMass Lowell; Director, NERVE Center
4:55 – 5:45The Agenda for 2015: Predictions for the Year Ahead
Katie Rae, Managing Director, Project 11
Sophie Vandebroek, CTO, Xerox
Lita Nelsen, Director, MIT Technology Transfer Office
Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder and CEO, WeSpire
Kara Miller, Host and Executive Editor, Innovation Hub, WGBH
5:45 – 6:30Networking Reception