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2017 MIT Research and Development Conference

November 15-16, 2017

What’s hot at MIT? What new technologies are being tested that might impact your industry? How can you keep up with innovation from across the Institute? The annual MIT Research and Development Conference highlights the most exciting research coming out of departments, labs, and centers at MIT. Join us to explore sensing, internet policy research, the future of transportation, advanced manufacturing, novel materials, and more.

• The Latest Development of Nanotechnology
• Internet Policy Research Initiative
• Technologies for Sustainability
• New Technologies in the Age of Exploration
• The Future of Urban Mobility
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Frontiers in Materials Research



Day 1
November 15: 7:30AM - 12:00PM Kresge Auditorium (Building W16, lobby)
November 15: 12:00PM - 2:00PM MIT Walker Memorial (Building 50)
November 15: 2:00PM - 5:00PM Stratton Student Center (Building W20)

Sessions will be held at Kresge Auditorium (W16), MIT Walker Memorial (Building 50), and Stratton Student Center (W20). Lunch will be available at the MIT Walker Memorial (Building 50). Participants must check-in at either Kresge Auditorium (7:30AM - 12:00PM) or Stratton Student Center (W20) (1:30PM - 5:00PM).

Day 2
November 16: 7:30AM - 10:00AM Kresge Auditorium (Building W16, lobby)
November 16: 10:00AM - 1:30PM Stratton Student Center (Building W20)

Sessions will be held at Kresge Auditorium (W16) and Stratton Student Center (W20).




Registration Open Now: Click here for registration

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

Credit Card Guarantee
All registrants must provide credit card information to complete the registration process regardless of fee status. If there is no fee associated with your registration category, your credit card will not be charged at time of registration. However, a $50 processing fee will be charged if you fail to attend or do not cancel by November 8 at 9:00AM EST. Cancellations must be received in writing via email Send email or fax to 617-258-7005.

Please note:
Attendance is verified when you pick up your registration badge and materials at Kresge Auditorium. Please allow enough time to do this prior to the start of the first session. Failure to check-in at registration will constitute a failure to attend. No exceptions will be made to this rule.




Accommodations
A limited number of rooms at a discounted conference rate have been arranged at the hotels below. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may sell out before the deadline. Early reservations are strongly encouraged. The Conference Services Office does not handle individual reservations. Changes and/or cancellations to hotel reservations should be made with the hotel directly.

Boston Marriott Cambridge (50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA)
Rate: $324 per night, plus applicable taxes.
Deadline: October 23, 2017
Online: Book here
Phone: 617-494-6600 (mention the MIT-ILP Research and Development Conference)

Hyatt Regency Cambridge (575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA)
Rate: $259 per night, plus applicable taxes.
Deadline: October 23, 2017
Online: Book here
Phone: 617-492-1234 (mention the MIT-ILP Research and Development Conference)



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.