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2015 MIT Research and Development Conference

Leading Disruption
November 18-19, 2015

The pace of technological innovation continues accelerating, disrupting industries as diverse as healthcare, transportation, education, finance, mining, food, and retail, challenging companies to reinvent themselves to stay relevant and productive. What are leading sources of disruption to our status quo, and how can we be better prepared to turn challenge and disruption into opportunity and advantage? Join the 2015 MIT Research and Development Conference to explore some of the latest disruptions emerging from MIT labs and hear from the researchers, entrepreneurs, and executives leading disruption today.

• Cybersecurity
• Urban Mobility
• Food
• Energy and Materials
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Business Transformation/Leading Digital
• Startup Exchange

Online registrations closed: Online registration is closed. You can still register on-site in the lobby of MIT's Kresge Auditorium. Registration begins at 8:00 am on November 18 and will be open throughout the conference hours. On-site registration is on a space-available basis.


Registration Fee
- ILP Member: Complimentary with membership
- General Public: $1,750
- Current MIT Faculty/Student/Staff: Complimentary - Send email for an access code.
- Startup Exchange Member: $500 - Send email for a discount code.
- MIT Alum: $500 - Send email for a discount code.
- Sloan Exec Ed Member, Professional Education Member, EmTech Attendee: $500 - Send email for a discount code.


Accommodations
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel and Hyatt Regency Cambridge Hotel near MIT.

Please visit Boston Marriott Cambridge reservation page to receive group rate $230 plus local tax. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations must be made no later than October 26, 2015.

Please visit Hyatt Regency Cambridge reservation page to receive group rate $239 plus local tax. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and reservations must be made no later than October 25, 2015.


Startup Exhibit on Day 1
Free registration for MIT startup Exhibitor (log in to MIT Startup Exchange to apply)
Startup Exchange




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.


Location

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Kresge Auditorium, Building W16
48 Massachusetts Ave (Rear)
Cambridge, MA 02139


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

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