at MIT

Annual Flagship Meeting

Solve at MIT is the annual flagship Solve event, which takes place on MIT’s campus. Solvers present their solutions to Solve challenges, and participate in workshops with Solve members to develop partnerships to pilot and implement the solutions. The next set of Solve challenges are also announced at this event.

Three Days of Solutions, Connections, and Partnerships

Solve at MIT will feature our selected Solvers, as well as the foremost leaders from corporations, foundations, nonprofit organizations, government, academia, and the media. The Solve community is united by a common goal-partnering to implement the best solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

  • Five plenary sessions: Panel discussions featuring top speakers.

  • Challenge workshops: Working sessions that focus on Solve’s current and new challenges, with the aim of developing partnerships to pilot and scale solutions.

  • Jeffersonian dinners: Facilitated intimate dinners encourage group conversation around a specific topic.

Become a Member

Become part of Solve’s global community and enjoy these member benefits:

  • Access to Solve events
  • A stake in Solve’s challenge agenda
  • Connections with other members and Solvers to partner on solutions
Learn more about applying for Solve membership

Featured Speakers

Deborah Berebichez

Chief Data Scientist, Discovery Channel TV Host, Metis, Outrageous Acts of Science

Ursula M. Burns

CEO and Chairman, VEON

Ash Carter

25th Secretary of Defense; MIT Innovation Fellow; Director, Belfer Center at the Harvard Kennedy School

Yo-Yo Ma

Cellist, Curator of the MIT Solve Arts and Culture Mentorship Prize

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Chairperson & Managing Director, Biocon Limited

Ernest J. Moniz

MIT Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems Emeritus and Special Advisor to the MIT President; Co-chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Deogratias (Deo) Niyizonkiza

Founder & CEO, Village Health Works

L. Rafael Reif

President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Megan J. Smith

CEO shift7, 3rd U.S. CTO, Entrepreneur, Engineer, shift7

United States

Marjorie Yang

Chairman, Esquel Group

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