MIT to host Tech Conference

By Katie Sittig-Boyd
Staff Writer

This upcoming Saturday, Feb. 20, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will hold its 2016 Tech Conference, which will be focused on topics related to artificial intelligence this year.

According to its website, the conference “features interactive expert panels, keynote speakers from the biggest names in tech and an MIT-wide competition showcasing emerging technologies from around campus.”

This year, speakers include Ray Kurzweil, “author, inventor, futurist”; IBM CTO Rob High; and Francesca Rossi, a research scientist at IBM.

The conference will also be hosting a Technologies of the Future Showcase, which will highlight the most forward-thinking innovations being developed on MIT’s campus.

The Tech Conference is open to the public; tickets are available for sale through EventBrite.