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2015 MIT Startup Ecosystem Conference

Accelerating Serial Innovation
December 1, 2015

Home to a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem, MIT has become a major hub of startup activity. The 2015 MIT Startup Ecosystem Conference will convene ILP member executives with startup founders and serial entrepreneurs from the MIT community.

Focused roundtable discussions and breakout sessions co-organized with campus innovation partners — the MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation, the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, the MIT Media Lab, the MIT Technology Licensing Office, and the MIT Venture Mentoring Service — will explore topics in technology and entrepreneurship aimed at forging collaboration and meaningful partnerships.

Registration is closed: You can still register on-site at the Media Lab E14 6th Floor. Registration begins at 8:00 am on December 1, 2015 and will be open throughout the conference hours. On-site registration is on a space-available basis.

Roundtable Discussant Opportunity
MIT seeks trending MIT-connected startups in all fields for roundtable lunch discussions on technology trends during the conference. The aim is to share experiences and demos, get to know each other, and discuss advances, best practices, and future directions in key fields of technological innovation such as cybersecurity, software/hardware combos, industrial sensing, Media (lab) tech, digital health, foodtech, intelligent transportation, market data, cancer genomics, genetic engineering, wearables, cleantech, corporate entrepreneurship, new materials, edtech, robotics, big data, angels/mentoring/coaching, 3D printing, continuous manufacturing, and more (including talent/hiring, market entry, student entrepreneurship).

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Registration Fee
ILP Member: Complimentary with membership
Current MIT Faculty/Student/Staff: Complimentary - Send email for an access code.
General Public: $1,250
Startup Exchange Member: $100 - Send email for a discount code.
CSAIL guest: $100
Deshpande Center guest: $100
Innovation Initiative guest: $100
Martin Trust Center guest: $100
Media Lab guest: $100
Technology Licensing Office guest: $100
Venture Mentoring Service guest: $100
MIT Alum: $500 - Send email for a discount code.
Professional Education member, Sloan Exec Ed member, EmTech Attendee: $500 - Send email for a discount code.

Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the following hotels near the MIT campus.

Hyatt Regency Cambridge
Please visit Hyatt reservation page to receive $175 group rate for single & double occupancies (extra charges applicable for 3 or more in a room), plus local tax. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations must be made no later than November 9, 2015.

Boston Marriott Cambridge
Please visit Marriott reservation page to receive $235 group rate, plus local tax. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations must be made no later than November 8, 2015.

Education Partner:  
MIT Professional Education

About MIT Professional Education: MIT Professional Education (http://web.mit.edu/professional) provides a gateway to MIT expertise and knowledge for science and engineering professionals around the world. Through MIT Professional Education programs taught by renowned faculty from across the Institute, technical professionals have the opportunity to gain crucial and timely knowledge in specialized fields, to advance their careers, boost their organization performance, and help make a difference in the world.

ILP members receive a 15 percent discount on all MIT Professional Education Short Programs and Digital Programs at time of registration.


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Media Lab, Building E14
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Visitor Information
Please visit MIT Visitor Information Page for more information.

The nearest paid parking is at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel.