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2016 MIT Research and Development Conference

From Deep Research to Discovery & Innovation: New Technologies That Will Transform
November 16-17, 2016

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 2016 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.

• Energy
• Bioinspired Materials
• Future of Autonomy
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Frugal Innovation
• Internet of Things
• Brains, Minds and Machines

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Pre-registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available on a space-available basis on the following schedule:

November 16: 7:30AM - 12:00PM Kresge Auditorium (Building W16, lobby)
November 16: 1:30PM - 5:00PM Samberg Conference Center (Building E52, 6th floor)
November 17: 7:30AM - 1:00PM Samberg Conference Center (Building E52, 6th floor)

November 16: Sessions will be held at Kresge Auditorium, MIT Media Lab (6th floor), and Samberg Conference Center (6th floor). Lunch will be available at the MIT Media Lab (6th floor). Participants must check-in at either Kresge Auditorium (8:00AM - 12:00PM) or Samberg Conference Center (1:30PM - 5:00PM).

November 17: All sessions will be held at Samberg Conference Center (6th floor). Registration check-in will be available from 8:00AM - 1:00PM.

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

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