The future lives here. Come check it out.
Enter a city of entrepreneurs and meet the people who live here. See the technology of the future that will change journalism and effect the way you do your work. Get a first-hand immersion in start-up culture and entrepreneurial journalism with a half-day workshop and lunch sponsored by Prompt Communications at the Cambridge Innovation Center, home to 400+ startups in one building. Talk with Greg Huang from Xconomy and other experts about what new technology tools mean for you and your industry. And hang out and relax over a beer with entrepreneurs at Venture Cafe.
Note: Meet in the Brandeis room. All field trips start at the hotel, where you'll shuttle to the field trip location.
1:00 pm: The future lives here: Learn why Kendall Square is the densest square mile of innovation in the world with Tim Rowe, CEO and Founder, Cambridge Innovation Center.
1:20 pm: Stories to write about: Entrepreneurial 'speed-dating': Elevator pitches from entrepreneurs from all industries over lunch sponsored by Prompt Communications.
2:40 pm: City of entrepreneurs: Tour of Cambridge Innovation Center, a full-service shared office space that serves a community of over 400 companies and 1600 entrepreneurs.
3:20 pm: Postcards from the Future: Get up close and personal with people who are changing the world.
4:30 pm: Panel discussion: What does changing technology mean for you? For journalism? Greg Huang from Xconomy will lead a discussion on the tools that are shape the future of journalism.
5:30 pm: Venture Cafe: Mingle with entrepreneurs over beer at this casual networking gathering.