Did You Miss the Early Bird Registration Deadline?
In this Issue:
  • Keynote by Andrew McAfee: The Second Enlightenment
  • Why They Attended Last Year’s Symposium
  • Is Your Early Stage Company Unique?
  • Did You Miss The Early Bird Registration Deadline?
  • Would You Like To Share The Stage With MIT's Thought Leaders?
  • Welcome Returning Platinum Sponsor Equinix
  • Welcome Returning Gold Sponsor CAST
  • Welcome Gold Sponsor Liferay
What's the relation between the human condition and the state of nature, and how has it changed in recent years? Does economic growth have to be bad for the planet? McAfee will give an advance look at his new book More From Less , which will be published by Scribner in October.
Why they attended last year's Symposium
“It's hard to encapsulate everything you learn from an event like this, but it was every interesting, definitely thought provoking, there was a lot of discussion about how new technologies are affecting the digital landscape.” Click picture to hear what Lev Lesokhin (quoted), Rafi Khan, and Thomas Beyer thought of the 2018 Symposium.
Is your early stage company unique? 
The Innovation Showcase is a special opportunity to meet with the world's best, brightest, and most successful technology executives and companies. If you know a company that fits this description, tell them about it and encourage them to apply! 

Applications are free, and due April 1 . Information about the showcase and the online application can be found at this link . Please contact  showcase@mitcio.com  with any questions about the application process.
Did you miss the Early Bird Registration deadline?
 Register now, and avoid late fees! General registration is $995 before May 15 th . Our generous cancellation policy allows you to cancel up to May 1st (minus a $20 processing fee). You can always transfer your registration to someone else at no charge. After May 15th, a late fee will apply. Don't wait until the last minute, register today!
Would you like to share the stage with MIT's thought leaders?
The 2019 Symposium Agenda is now posted   here , and we are looking for some great speakers. If you know thought leaders who can make a strong contribution to a panel discussion, please submit him or her using our   Speaker Submission Form .
 
We want to bring exceptional insights to this platform; it would be great if you refrain from nominating individuals employed by an IT vendor.
Welcome returning Platinum Sponsor Equinix
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. Equinix houses over 1,800+ network service providers; 2,900+ cloud service providers; 750+ content/digital media providers; and over 2,980+ enterprises – creating a global interconnection platform that physically and virtually interconnects its 200 data centers globally. Equinix enables customers to reach everywhere, interconnect everyone, and integrate everything, using an on-demand, dynamic, and scalable Interconnection Orientated Architecture ™. When customers choose Equinix as their digital business partner, the roadmap is simple: build here, and go anywhere.
Welcome returning Gold Sponsor CAST
CAST achieves for software what MRIs have for medicine: unprecedented visibility. CAST technology scans and understands software’s inner-structure, architecture and composition to generate Software Intelligence. With this intelligence in-hand, digital leaders can make more informed decisions, detect security threats and ensure the safety and soundness of complex systems and software products.
Welcome Gold Sponsor Liferay
Liferay makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices. Our platform is open source, which makes it more reliable, innovative and secure. We try to leave a positive mark on the world through business and technology. Hundreds of organizations in financial services, healthcare, government, insurance, retail, manufacturing and multiple other industries use Liferay.
Cordially,
Lindsey Anderson