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This year's topics include new approaches to scaling alternative energy sources, the changes digital technologies are bringing to traditional education, the growing significance of personal genomics, the unprecedented impact of big data and social technology on everyday life, and more.

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Wednesday, October 24

11:00am EDT

Qualcomm on Ensuring Optimal User Experience

Ensuring Optimal User Experience: The Path to a 1000x Increase in Capacity for Mobile Networks

Users will drive a new wave of mobile devices, data-intensive content and applications creating an unprecedented demand in global networks. Leading industry players now plan for 1000x capacity growth.  Matt Grob, CTO of Qualcomm, will discuss key issues and solutions in addressing this challenge.


Presented by Qualcomm

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Matt Grob

CTO, Qualcomm
Matt Grob is executive vice president and chief technology officer for Qualcomm Incorporated. In this role, he is responsible for the oversight of Qualcomm's technical path, the coordination of R&D activities across the company and the development of next-generation wireless technologies... Read More →

Wednesday October 24, 2012 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
MIT Media Lab (6th Floor Event Space) 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA

3:15pm EDT

EmTech PreView: Next Generation Communications

Matthew Desch, Desch, CEO, Iridium Communications

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Matthew Desch

CEO, Iridium Communications
Matt Desch is chief executive officer of Iridium Communications, the only satellite communications company that offers truly global voice and data coverage. He has been responsible for leading Iridium’s innovation and growth, taking the company public on NASDAQ and preparing for... Read More →

Wednesday October 24, 2012 3:15pm - 3:30pm EDT
Main Stage MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139