The third annual HUBweek takes place in and around Boston Oct. 10–15 and, as one might expect at a celebration heavy on science and technology, the festival will feature a strong MIT contingent.
More than 60 MIT alumni, faculty, and researchers are scheduled to present at this year’s festival, nearly double the number of MIT-connected presenters in 2016, and their topics range from the science of 3D knitting (Gihan Amarasiriwardena ’11) to exploring the unconscious mind (Patrick L. Purdon SM ’98, PhD ’05).
This year’s HUBweek will be headquartered at Boston’s City Hall Place, which will be transformed into a temporary exhibition space made from more than 50 shipping containers, 3-D printed installations, and six geodesic domes as large as 45 feet tall and 99 feet in diameter. The headquarters will host keynote talks and panels, video projections, music, and live art performances throughout the week. See the full HUBweek schedule then find out how you can attend.
The festival’s headquarters will be highlighted by the evening arts experience Immersion, which will feature more than 100 musicians and artists performing nightly October 12-14. Event locations will extend beyond City Hall, including the MIT campus and its surrounding area.
The MIT community is invited to celebrate HUBweek at the MIT Alumni Lounge on Wednesday, October 11, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. in the Stata Center’s TSMC Lobby. The Alumni Lounge coincides with HUBweek’s multi-day suite of Kendall Square activities that will include an MIT Public Art and Architecture Tour and an MIT Entrepreneurship Open House.
No registration is required for the MIT Alumni Lounge. Contact the Alumni Association with questions on the MIT Alumni Lounge.
Is there an MIT community member missing from our list of Institute-related HUBweek presenters? Let us know in the comments below or on social media and we’ll add them to our still-growing list.