HUBweek // Future Forum
The Cornerstone Event of HUBweek 2017
If you want to experience the best of HUBweek: the boldest ideas and most inspiring moments, look no further.
HUBweek’s ideas festival, Future Forum, will feature dozens of up-and-coming visionaries and experts across industry including Michael Bloomberg, Fidelity’s Abby Johnson, Atul Gawande, Malcolm Gladwell, Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucane, former Secretary of State John Kerry and CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem. Join us to explore the most cutting-edge and impactful ideas coming out of Boston today—and the impact they’ll have on our lives tomorrow.
A handful of the inspiring speakers who will take the stage on Thursday to explore what it means to be uniquely human. In our cities, companies, and communities, how we can ensure that technological advancements serve each and every one of us?
Vice Chairman, Bank of America
Deepak Chopra, MD
Founder of the Chopra Foundation, Co-Founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing & Jiyo
Former Secretary of State and U.S. Senator
Founder, Kayyem Solutions LLC
Dr. O’Neil Britton
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Mass General Hospital
Rudolph Tanzi, PhD
Vice-Chair of Neurology and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
CEO and Co-Founder, Social Finance
Across biotech and biodesign, artificial intelligence and robotics, advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity: explore the state of innovation today and meet the people who are literally inventing our future this Friday at Future Forum.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FMR LLC (Fidelity Investments)
Michael R. Bloomberg
Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies
Dr. Atul Gawande
Executive Director - Ariadne Labs
New York Times best-selling author
Chairman, CEO and Founder; iRobot
President & CEO, Rapid7
Dr. George Church
Co-Founder and Advisor - eGenesis
From climate and the economy, jobs to immigration, even in the food we eat–how are politics affecting innovation, and progress? This Saturday Future Forum, hear from experts and up-and-comers across these issues on how we can tackle some of the most pressing challenges being left behind.
Social psychologist, bestselling author and educator
President, Island Creek Oyster Bar
Political Reporter, Buzzfeed
Joan C. Williams
Distinguished Professor of Law, Hastings Foundation Chair, and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California
Staff Writer, The Ringer
Sarah Green Carmichael
Senior Editor, Harvard Business Review
The Future Forum Experience
HUBweek's ideas festival, Future Forum, is a multi-day experience taking place in the domes on Boston’s City Hall Plaza and in Faneuil Hall with 40+ sessions, inspiring keynotes, curated moments (and parties!) to help you connect with other attendees. Click below to explore the daily lineup.
Technology is Amoral; People Aren't
Thursday, Oct. 12: 9:00AM-7:00PM
Join us for day one of HUBweek's Future Forum to hear from experts across industry as they help us answer: how do we put pressure in the right places to ensure that technological advancement serves each and every one of us? Speakers include Bank of America's Anne Finucane; national security analyst Juliette Kayyem; Emily Dreyfuss, WIRED; Rudy Tanzi, Deepak Chopra and dozens more.
Inventing the Future
Friday, Oct. 13: 9:00AM-7:00PM
Future Forum continues with an exploration of the inventions coming out of Boston in the next 3, 30, 100 years that are going directly impact your life. Speakers include the CEOs of nuTonomy, Desktop Metal, Rapid 7, and iRobot; reporters from Axios, The Atlantic & The New York Times, Atul Gawande & Malcolm Gladwell and more.
Change Starts With You
Saturday, Oct. 14: 9:00AM-6:00PM
On the culminating day of HUBweek's Future Forum, hear from policymakers, experts and up-and-comers to explore how we can tackle some of the most pressing challenges being left behind by our federal government. Speakers include Kate Knibbs, The Ringer; Sarah Green Carmichael, Harvard Business Review; bestselling author Joan C. Williams; YouthBuild CEO John Valverde, and more.
The Future Forum Lounge
Open Oct. 12-14
Curious about those domes coming to City Hall Plaza? The Insider Pass gets you access to 3 of ‘em, including the Future Forum Lounge. Experience these incredible temporary spaces and connect with fellow attendees–CEOs, founders, artists, researchers, stu- dents & more throughout the day.
Future Fete presented by MilliporeSigma will be hosted in the Lounge, exclusive to Future Forum Insider Pass holders. Grab a cocktail (21+), mingle with speakers and debate the pros/cons of technological advancement with your fellow attendees.
Day Passes are required to attend sessions taking place during HUBweek's ideas festival, Future Forum. Explore the pass options and grab yours below.
$500 | Limited Quantity
As a HUBweek Insider, experience every corner of The HUB. The Insider Pass Includes:
•Curated VIP Events
•Preferred access to all Future Forum sessions
•Access to all domes, ideas and arts programming and showcases at The HUB
•On Point Live & The Nantucket Project
Insider Day Pass
Attend Thursday, Friday, or Saturday of Future Forum. The Day Pass includes:
•40+ storytelling sessions, panels, and fireside chats
•Keynotes with Malcolm Gladwell, Atul Gawande, Anne Finucane, Rudy Tanzi & Deepak Chopra
•Access to the Future Forum Lounge
•Future Fete nightly celebration
Student, startup and nonprofit rates available. Details on the daily lineups can be found above.