June 10, 2014

Tuesday, June 10

8:00 – 9:00

Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10


Bob Buderi, Xconomy

9:10 – 9:30

The Future of Collaboration

John Abele, Founding Chairman (Retired), Boston Scientific

9:30 – 9:50

Ironies of Innovation

Nicholas Negroponte, MIT Media Lab

9:50 – 10:10

Chat: Future of the Consumer Web

Stephen Kaufer, TripAdvisor
Greg Huang, Xconomy (moderator)

10:10 – 10:40

Networking Break

10:40 – 10:55

Sustainable Employment

Nicole Gardner, IBM Global Business Services

10:55 – 11:10

Moving Bits

Assaf Biderman, MIT SENSEable City Lab


Some Favorite Startups for 2034

John Harthorne, MassChallenge
Jim Matheson, Oasys Water
Daphne Zohar, PureTech Ventures
(Startups TBA at the Event)


The Most Important Innovation is Creating Innovators in Kids

Dean Kamen, DEKA Research and Development, FIRST

12:15 – 1:30


1:30 – 2:25

Parallel Focus Tracks: Session One

Energy and Transportation

Spotlight Presentations and Discussion:
Geoff Chapin, Next Step Living
Kenan Sahin, TIAX, CAMX Power
To be joined for an interactive discussion by:
Emily Reichert, Greentown Labs
Ian Bowles, WindSail Capital Group (moderator)

Education and Talent

Spotlight Presentation:
Fiona Murray, MIT Sloan School; MIT Innovation Initiative
To be joined for an interactive discussion by:
Jean Hammond, JPH Associates, LearnLaunch
Gershon Goren, Cangrade
Sheela Sethuraman, CueThink
Betsy Myers, Bentley University (moderator)

2:35 – 3:30

Parallel Focus Tracks: Session Two


Spotlight Presentations:
John Halamka, Harvard Medical School
Noubar Afeyan, Flagship Ventures
To be joined for an interactive discussion by:
Roy Schoenberg, American Well
Rodrigo Martinez, IDEO
Robert Wells, GE healthymagination (moderator)

Founder and Investor Stories

Startup Presentations:
Dipul Patel, EcoVent
John Kawola, Harvest Automation
Alex Kubicek, Understory
Interactive Discussion:
Semyon Dukach, Techstars Boston
Rob Go, NextView Ventures
Eric Paley, Founder Collective
Maia Heymann, CommonAngels (moderator)

3:30 – 4:00

Networking Break

4:00 – 5:00

Technology and Society 2034: Four Views of the Future

Rodney Brooks, Rethink Robotics
Mark Levin, Third Rock Ventures
Terry McGuire, Polaris Partners
Alfred Spector, Google
Kara Miller, Host, Innovation Hub, WGBH (moderator)

5:00 – 6:30