at MIT

Annual Flagship Event

Schedule

Monday, May 08, 2017

03:30 pm to 05:00 pm

Does technology still create more opportunity than it destroys?

05:00 pm to 06:30 pm

Networking Reception

Opportunity to meet and greet Solvers

07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jeffersonian Dinners

Intimate thematic dinners at various locations

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

08:00 am to 09:00 am

Breakfast

09:00 am to 10:30 am

Plenary Session: How can we design stronger, smarter cities globally?

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Breakouts: Existing Challenge Workshops I

Four concurrent sessions focused on Refugee Education, Carbon, Chronic Disease, and Inclusive Innovation. 

12:30 pm to 02:00 pm

Networking Lunch

02:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Breakouts: Existing Challenge Workshops II

Four concurrent sessions focused on Refugee Education, Carbon, Chronic Diseases, and Inclusive Innovation 

04:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Plenary Session: How can we get rural communities connected for opportunity?

05:30 pm to 07:00 pm

Networking Reception

Network with Solvers and Solve community members

07:15 pm to 09:00 pm

Jeffersonian Dinners

Intimate thematic dinners at various locations

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

08:00 am to 09:00 am

Breakfast

09:00 am to 10:30 am

Plenary Session: How can we harness talent and ingenuity everywhere to solve global challenges?

In addition to hearing from speakers, new challenges will also be announced during this session

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Breakouts: New Challenge Workshops I

Four concurrent sessions focused on the new challenges

12:30 pm to 02:00 pm

Networking Lunch

02:00 pm to 03:30 pm

Breakouts: New Challenge Workshops II

Four concurrent sessions focused on the new challenges

04:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Closing Plenary: Fast-forward, what might the world look like in 2050?

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