During the first week of October, there will be two huge events:
- HUBweek (October 3–10), a first-ever weeklong celebration of the arts, science and innovation culture of Boston, co-sponsored in locations throughout Boston and Cambridge by MIT, Harvard University,The Boston Globe and Massachusetts General Hospital, and
- Solve (October 5–8), the launch of an ongoing program on the MIT campus to bring together a global group of creative thinkers, doers and influencers to explore, model and test new solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
There are public sessions of Solve:
- Monday afternoon, October 5, Kresge Auditorium: Solve’s opening convocation, featuring a keynote address from Columbia University’s Jeffrey Sachs and roundtables on Solve’s “Cure” and “Make” pillars
- Tuesday evening, October 6, Bartos Theater: Roundtable on the “Fuel” pillar, with Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons Ltd.
- Wednesday evening, October 7, Bartos Theater: Roundtable on the “Learn” pillar, with Laurene Powell Jobs, Founder, Emerson collective
You must register in order to attend, with seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. In the event that any of these sessions become sold out, you can watch the live stream here.
At locations throughout Greater Boston, HUBweek will showcase the region’s strengths in art, science and technology through more than 80 events, most of which are free and open to the public, including “Inside Kendall Square,” on Thursday, October 8 – a day for celebrating the most innovative square mile on the planet. Registration for HUBweek is now open.
Additional details on HUBweek and Solve are available here.