ABOUT THE SUMMIT
During the one-day summit conference we examined the current
effects that web based platforms/networks are creating on economy, energy and
health care sectors and engaged in a constructive brainstorming on
Web based social networks are already making its mark in history these
days. While many anticipate that the full power of social media and global networks
will be soon released yet too few researchers study how people
interact with the Web in the business, health and policy related
context and utilize on-line collaborative tools to trigger the mass
behavioral change at the local and global levels.
The Summit Conference exclusive lunch, 12:30-1:30PM, and evening cocktail, 6:00-7:00PM, are per invitation only.
Live webcast provided to the active registered participants.
ABOUT THE SUMMIT CONFERENCE SERIES
The Summit Conference Series provide unique opportunity for high-level
leaders, called to describe their perspective and shape a program of
action, to directly connect with both near and distant
speakers/audience and engage in constructive discussion via novel
communication media intertwining physical and on-line spaces.
The Summit Conference Series talks duration is 10-15 min followed by 5
REGISTRATION AND FEES
While there is no registration fee it is highly recommended that all
attendees register in advance. Conference avenue seating is limited
and active participation in the Q&A and Discussion sections will be
granted only to the registered attendees.
To register please contact us at sumMIT_registration@walltrust.com
include your name, title, affiliation and specify whether you plan to
attend a) in person b) passive on-line or c) active on-line (via Skype)
Please contact us at sumMIT_sponsorship@walltrust.com
learn on the various sponsorship options.
Event sponsors: MIT European Club, Iggy’s bread of the World, GoDaddy.com
Technical support: MIT AV team. Special thanks to Ty Sealy MIT CSAIL.
REQUESTS OR INQUIRES
For all other requests and/or inquires please contact us at +1 (617) 470 8198 or sumMIT_info@walltrust.com
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS AND ORGANIZERS
(as of September 31, 2009)
Area Manager and a Senior Research Scientist at Palo Alto Research Center's
(PARC) Augmented Social Cognition Group
video Wikipedia Dynamics and "Harnessing the Community"
John Henry Clippinger
Co-Director of the Law Lab, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard
video The Law Lab Overview
President, MIT European Club
Summit Conference Co-Chair
Founder of the MIT Sociable Media Group, Faculty Fellow Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
video Far from frivolous Fashion in the networked community
Marta C. Gonzalez
Professor, MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering
video Modelling human travels with location aware devices
National Inventors Hall of Fame, MacArthur Genius Award recipient,
President/Chief Scientist Makani Power
Postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Media Lab
video Can computers understand people the way they understand data?
President and Director of PatientsLikeMe
Cesar A. Hidalgo
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Research Fellow,
Center for International Development, Harvard University
video Networks, Complexity and Economic Development
Prof., Director of the Ecology Media Group at MIT Media Lab
Summit Conference Co-Organizer
video "I am all EARS"
Erik M. Johnson
Center for Future Banking at MIT, Executive-in-Residence
Bank of America, Senior Vice President
Founder and Chief Scientist of Morningside Analytics
video Blogospheres: energy policy and health care policy in the United States
Principal Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
video Supporting Large-Scale Deliberation: The MIT Deliberatorium
MIT Media Lab, Human Dynamics
video Social Sensing to Model the Evolution of Opinions
Vice President Yahoo!
video Re-energizing the internet's busiest ramp...Yahoo! Just for You
Daniela Alina Plewe
Lecturer, Communications and New Media Program at the National University of
Singapore, PhD candidate at the Sorbonne Paris 1
Summit Conference Co-Chair
video Transactional Networks: Negotiating, Contracting and Transacting for Online Deal Making
Marko B Popovic
Founder STEP Fund and Businessbook, MIT AI Lab, CSAIL and Media Lab veteran
Summit Conference Series Chair
video We will make it happen!
Lecturer MIT Media Lab, Director Next Billion network
video I AM NEXT / MIT NextLab: Developing Mobile Apps for the Next Billion Users
Prof., Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland
(author: A National Initiative for Social Participation, Science Letters vol
323, no 5920)
Keynote speaker on the National Initiative for Social Participation
video National Initiative on Technology-Mediated Social/Civic Participation
Research scientist and computational designer, IBM Watson Research Center,
Visual Communication Lab, creator of Many Eyes
video Visualizing Text
MIT Media Lab, Human Dynamics. Research Fellow, Kennedy School of
Government, Harvard University, Program for Networked Governance
video Human Networks: The Future of Work
Computer scientist and artist, founding manager of IBM's Visual Communication
Lab, creator of Many Eyes
video Visualizing Text
Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve Ben
Shalom Bernanke conveyed his regrets - that he is unable to join - and best wishes on
a successful event.
The Summit Conference Series Organizing Committee