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Social Robotics Expert & MIT Media Lab Research Specialist

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A leading expert in robot ethics, Dr. Kate Darling is a research specialist at the MIT Media Lab, where she investigates social robotics and conducts experimental studies on human-robot interaction. Forever interested in how technology intersects with society, Kate has a background in law & economics and intellectual property, she explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, seeking to influence technology design and policy direction. Her writing and research anticipate difficult questions that lawmakers, engineers, and the wider public will need to address as human-robot relationships evolve in the coming decades. Dr. Darling’s work has been featured in international media, and she has authored multiple academic publications and contributed to industry publications from Vogue to Die Zeit to the BBC, and in 2017, the American Bar Association honored her legal work with the Mark T. Banner Award in Intellectual Property.

CEO of MakerHealth, TEDMED Speaker, & MIT Lecturer

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MakerHealth CEO, Anna Young, works from a fundamental belief that, with the right tools, everyday people can use their ingenuity to create devices that heal. Applying years of global experience with the Maker Movement, Anna brings prototyping tools and makerspaces into hospitals enhance the natural problem-solving abilities of clinicians and patients. Anna is the co-founder of MakerNurse, an RWJF sponsored program to support inventive, frontline nurses. Anna’s roots come from MIT as researcher in the Little Devices Lab and lecturer in the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science. In 2015, Anna was recognized by LinkedIn as a "Top Health Innovator Under 35" and in 2016 received Fast Company’s "Most Creative People in Business."

Best-Selling Author & Expert On Innovation, The Cloud, Future Trends, & Technology

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Innovation expert passionate about helping business people understand the challenges and opportunities of leading edge technology.

Futurist and Strategist, Food and Agriculture

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Christophe Pelletier is one of the world’s experts on the future of food and agriculture.
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Innovation & Technology Expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author

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Chuck Martin is a NY Times Business bestselling author, futurist and has been a leader in emerging digital technologies for more than a decade. He is considered one of the foremost authorities on the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as a mobile expert. Martin has been as one of the “IoT Thought Leaders to Watch”, “IoT 2016: Top Influencers”, and “Top Tech Writers to Follow”. He is working on a book titled The Internet of Everything (IoE), which will be published later this year. His fast-paced presentations highlight the latest tech trends, their impact on consumer behavior and how businesses need to deal with them.

Award Winning Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Best-Selling Author and 2x Emmy Nominated Media Visionary

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Leonard Brody has been called “a controversial leader of the new world order” and was recently named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. He is a highly respected entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best- selling author and a 2 time Emmy nominated media visionary. He has helped in raising millions of dollars for startup companies, been through one of the largest internet IPOs in history and has been involved in the building, financing and/or sale of five companies to date. In 2004, Leonard co-founded, and was CEO of, NowPublic.com which is a pioneer in the field of citizen journalism. Leonard also acts as an advisor to venture capital funds in the US, Europe and Asia.
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