Thursday, May 07, 2009

Xconomy Launches XSITE

We knew that XSITE was being incubated, but now it's been officially launched. Xconomy announced the event today, billing it as the Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship.

From the site:

This full-day conference will celebrate New England innovation and showcase the panorama of transformative efforts underway in the region in such fields as energy, life sciences, robotics, cloud and mobile computing, and transportation-at universities, startups, and large corporations.

Xconomy has partnered with Boston University's Office of Technology Development for XSITE. The conference will be held on June 24, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can register here.

Here's the lineup of heavy hitters:

Keynote -- Juan Enriquez
, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Biotechonomy

Other notable speakers:
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Phil Sharp, Institute Professor, MIT, Co-founder, Biogen, Nobel Prize winner
John Abele, Co-founder, Boston Scientific
Yet-Ming Chiang, Professor of Ceramics, MIT, Co-founder A123Systems
Jeff Nick, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, EMC
Mohamad Ali, Massachusetts Senior State Executive, IBM
John Maraganore
, CEO, Alnylam
Reed Sturtevant, Managing Director, Microsoft Startup Labs
Christina Lampe-Onnerud
, CEO, Boston Power
Tillman Gerngross, Co-founder, GlycoFi, Co-founder and CEO, Adimab, Professor of Engineering, Dartmouth
Mick Mountz, CEO and Founder, Kiva Systems
Carl Dietrich, CEO, Terrafugia
James Carey, Co-founder and Principal Scientist, SiOnyx
Maria Rupnick, Co-Founder, Zafgen, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Thomas Hughes, CEO, Zafgen
Noubar Afeyan, Managing Partner and CEO, Flagship Ventures
Jeffrey Ives, CEO, Satori Pharmaceuticals
Brian Shin, CEO, Visible Measures
Bill Taylor, Co-founder, Fast Company


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