The age of implementation

MIT Technology Review's annual
event on artificial intelligence

Join us online

March 23–25, 2021

AI implementation is hard. Be one of the few who get it right.

EmTech Digital is entirely focused on artificial intelligence, the most world-changing innovation of our time.

Important new discoveries in the field are being made every day, and AI has moved from theory to practice in many businesses. But 9 out of 10 organizations have not yet reaped the benefits.

Join EmTech Digital to learn from the experts how to make AI work for your business.

For more than 20 years, MIT Technology Review has presented curated explorations into the business impact of technology for audiences all over the world.

Our annual AI-focused event examines topics including:

  • AI’s transformation of the workplace and workforce
  • New developments, new opportunities, and new challenges in emotion AI
  • The latest in artificial general intelligence

What you can expect

Hear from the experts

MIT Technology Review presents the world leaders in technology – including business executives, academic researchers and scholars, policymakers, and investors. They share their latest ideas and discoveries in smart, entertaining presentations and thought-provoking interviews with MIT Technology Review’s editors.

Own your experience

Design your own event experience by choosing from an assortment of deep-dive, interactive sessions. Ask questions of our hosts and speakers. Participate in live polls and debates.

Build connection

Network with like-minded attendees in 1:1 private sessions, interactive chatrooms, and curated meet-ups.

Featured speakers

Dario Gil
Director, IBM Research

Andrew Ng
Cofounder, Coursera and Google Brain; former Chief Scientist, Baidu

Make the most of your online experience

Create your bespoke event experience with a selection of interactive sessions

Never stop learning

Attend a master class led by a member of MIT’s faculty on the essentials of Artificial Intelligence.

Even more access

Dig deep into MIT Technology Review coverage and other MIT resources.

Curated networking

Leverage connections with our executive audience and build your professional network.



Join the conversation, virtually. Registered attendees will have access to:

  • Mainstage presentations and interactive Q&A sessions with speakers and editors 
  • Speaker slides and presentation materials
  • Curated group chats, moderated Q&A sessions, and direct 1:1 networking
  • On-demand videos available for replaying sessions after the event
  • Complimentary one-year digital subscription to MIT Technology Review

Upgrade to All-Access. An EmTech Digital All-Access ticket includes all of the above, plus a special selection of MIT Inside Track sessions for exclusive access to the faculty, researchers, and labs across campus.


We are pleased to offer conference discounts to MIT alumni and other members of the MIT community, non-profit organizations, select affiliate groups, and parties of three or more. A limited number of scholarships are also available. Email to inquire about your eligibility:

Media Registration

To request a media pass for an MIT Technology Review conference, please submit the media registration form.

Media passes are limited and are granted only to working journalists who intend to cover the event (see media and analyst required credentials on the form). The information you submit will be reviewed carefully, so please be as detailed as possible when filling out the form. Media credential approval for a prior MIT Technology Review conference does not guarantee approval for this event.

Email with any questions.


Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration for EmTech Digital for any reason, you must notify us in writing before February 23, 2021 for a refund less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations on and after February 23 are nonrefundable. You may transfer your registration to another person at any time by providing authorization to us in writing. All cancellations and transfer requests should be sent to:


Attendee Code of Conduct

The mission of MIT Technology Review is to make technology a greater force for good by bringing about better-informed, more conscious technology decisions through authoritative, influential, and trustworthy journalism. We are curating a series of discussions that includes a wide range of views on the most significant technologies and trends of the year. We value diversity of ideas and perspectives from our speakers and our audience. We are proud to bring varying points of view to our stage and are committed to providing a respectful environment for our speakers and audience. By joining us at an event, you agree to maintain a respectful environment during all parts of the conference.

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