Living in the Future

Saturday, September 16, 2017

How do today's technologies reflect what we've seen on the big screen? Sit back, grab some pizza and popcorn, and hear from scientists and inventors about how close we are to realizing Hollywood's hopes. Learn about the real-life technology that may or may not take us back to the future.

Pizza, popcorn, and soda included!  ‚ÄčThis event has sold out in the past, so register now! $10 in advance/limited tickets available at the door for $15.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Presentations:
Quantum Technology
David Kaiser, Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, MIT and Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, MIT

Space Hotels
George Lodos, graduate researcher, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Programmable Fashion
Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, graduate researcher, MIT Media Lab
Deborah Ajilo, co-presenter 

Self-driving Cars
Leilani Gilpin, graduate researcher, MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Extreme weather
Kerry Emanuel, Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT

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