Leading with innovation


MIT Technology Review’s flagship event on emerging technology and global trends
Join us online September 28-30, 2021

EmTech MIT 2021 is over.


Technology, trends, and the new rules of business: Immerse yourself in bold thinking and innovation. Discover which breakthrough technologies and global trends have staying power and get the trustworthy, actionable guidance you need for your strategic and visionary planning.

For more than 20 years, EmTech has brought together global innovators, change makers, thought leaders, technologists, and industry veterans to help leaders take advantage of what’s probable, plausible, and possible with the most significant technology trends.

At EmTech MIT, we’ll explore:

How blockchain, digital currencies, and smart contracts are changing the rules of business

Ransomware strategiesfor prevention and response

Artificial intelligence and how to control the algorithms that control our world

How the cloud, 5G, and edge computing are changing business and our lives

The energy and climate challenges for an increasingly power-hungry world

Learn from the experts

Independent Scholar
CEO and Founder, Input Output Global; Founder, Cardano; Cofounder
MIT Media Lab
CTO & EVP, Technology and Research

EmTech exclusives

Hear from the experts

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

Innovators Under 35

Engage with 2021 Innovators Under 35 and their groundbreaking work

MIT Inside Track

No other conference gives you inside access to the top minds at MIT. Peek inside the lab at cutting-edge innovations.


Register for EmTech MIT

General admission

  • Early access to virtual event
  • All mainstage content
  • An EmTech Preview to help you prepare
  • MIT Inside Track sessions with faculty and researchers
  • Live Q&A with speakers
  • Peer-to-peer virtual networking and private meetings
  • On-demand access to the EmTech MIT library
  • One-year Digital subscription to MIT Technology Review, including a subscriber-only weekly newsletter, The Algorithm
  • The Download, MIT Technology Review's weekday tech newsletter

All-access admission

  • All General admission benefits


  • Welcome gift from MIT Technology Review (while supplies last; domestic shipping only)
  • Exclusive event content
  • Upgraded one-year Print+Digital subscription to MIT Technology Review, including a subscriber-only weekly AI newsletter, The Algorithm
  • EmTech MIT wrap-up report with event highlights and key takeaways

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 us to inquire about your eligibility.

Cancellation policy

If you cancel your registration for EmTech MIT for any reason, you must notify us in writing before August 27, 2021 for a refund less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations on and after August 27 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 eventsreg@technologyreview.com.

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 press@technologyreview.com with any questions.

Attendee code of conduct

We are curating discussions that include a wide range of views on the most significant technologies and trends of the year. We are committed to providing safe, respectful forums – both live and online. By participating in this event, you agree to maintain a respectful environment during all parts of the conference. Violations will be dealt with at the organizer’s discretion and may result in removal from the event. To report an incident, please contact us at eventsreg@technologyreview.com.

Any speaker materials provided are meant for informational/educational purposes only and may not be reproduced or altered in any other way.

By registering for this event, you acknowledge that you may receive promotional messages from the event host(s) and sponsor(s). You may adjust your preferences at any time by clicking on the link in the email.

Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We value diversity of ideas and perspectives, both onstage and among our audiences. We strive to include speakers with varied experiences and perspectives, and we offer scholarships to encourage event participation by underrepresented groups and individuals.

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Contact Andrew Hendler at 646-520-6981 or via email.