About EmTech MIT

MIT Technology Review’s flagship event, where business, technology, and culture converge. Examining the emerging technologies and global trends that propel business and impact society.

Mainstage speakers

Get unparalleled access to our invitation-only speakers, including the most brilliant minds in science and technology from across the world.

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10 Breakthrough Technologies

Access your deep dive into the most significant breakthrough technologies.

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Innovators under 35

Meet some of the brilliant young inventors and visionaries working to make the world a better place.

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Networking opportunities

Connect with our executive audience and build your professional network with 1:1 sessions, interactive chatrooms, and peer-to-peer networking.

On-demand access

Whether you miss a live session or want to revisit one 3 months later, you’ll have online access to the presentations, videos, and media library for up to a year after the event.

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MIT Inside Track

No other conference has this exclusive peek-inside-the-lab access at the innovation hubs at MIT.

After hours with the editors

End each day with our MIT Technology Review editors as they share their analysis of the day’s topics, conversations, themes, and guests.

Preview day

Log in before the event to set your personal agenda, browse our content collections, and get real-time help with any questions you may have navigating our online environment.

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Agenda overview

Tuesday, September 28

The digital future

The road to cyber-resiliency

The destructive rise of ransomware has quantified the cost of cybersecurity and elevated cyber-resilience from an IT concern to an executive mandate. Learn how we can defend against infinite threats with finite resources.

The business of blockchain

Digital value is changing the fundamental rules of business. Digital currencies, NFTs, and smart contracts are shifting power and creating new opportunities for those who understand their possibilities and potential.

Convergence in the cloud

Together, the cloud, edge computing, and 5G are altering what’s possible. Grasp the tangible benefits of real-world intelligent cloud computing and learn how it’s transforming business.

Wednesday, September 29

Mind, body, work

AI as a global disruptor

Artificial intelligence’s superhuman data processing capabilities have far-reaching implications. Unpack the oncoming effects on industry and society and explore the issues of ethics, inequity, and more that we’ll face as we strive to maintain control of algorithms that are controlling us.

Biotechnology for a post-pandemic world

The pandemic shutdowns focused a new spotlight on biotech. See the emerging advances in everything from drug development to vaccine next steps to gene editing, and glimpse which ones will help us through the next crisis.

Extending the workplace

The events of 2020 forced us to reimagine the workplace as never before, with remote workers, hybrid workplaces, and distributed teams. Explore real-world augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) projects poised to change the way we work when we’re no longer constrained by space and walls.

Thursday, September 30

Powering our world

Ensuring energy resilience

As every aspect of our lives rapidly becomes digitized, ensuring energy resilience and efficiency is critical to powering the technologies we rely on in our businesses and our lives. From the future of the power grid to nuclear power and renewable energy, assess the knowledge needed for choosing the right energy source.

Countering climate change

As climate change marches on, affecting business, society, and the planet, the financial tipping point is around the corner. Adopt strategies to advance environmental responsibility and reduce risk with the latest in carbon capture technologies, green building, and more.

Turning innovation into action

Research and innovation are only a few steps to achieving impactful change. Assess unique leadership approaches to chart the course for implementation from the lab to the real world.

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