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The Future of Humans

The Future of Humans

Arc Fusion Summit
December 4, 2019
Theme: The Future of Humans

The Future of Humans

The Future of Humans

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Agenda

11:30 AM – Doors Open: Lunch
Images: Five Years of Arc

12:30 PM – Welcome Film
Sponsor WelcomeDavid Ewing DuncanJournalist and Curator of Arc
WelcomeJulia AngelesInvestment Manager, Baillie Gifford

POD I: Humans TodayDavid Ewing DuncanJournalist and Curator of Arc

12:50 PM – Arc Fusion Talk
Arc Fusion Talk ​(6 minutes) - Ana MaiquesCEO, Neuroelectrics
Panel - Moderator (6 minutes) - George ChurchHarvard Medical School

Interlude: The Future of Human DNA (20 minutes) - Speakers TBA

1:30 PM – POD II: AI and Robots
David LiuDirector of the Merkin Institute of Transformative Technologies in Healthcare, Harvard​

1:40 PM – Arc Fusion Talk
Arc Fusion Talk ​(6 minutes) - TBA
Panel - Moderator (6 minutes) - Rana el KalioubyCEO, Activa, former Researcher, MIT Media Lab​

Arts (20 minutes) - Luba GreenwoodGoogle Ventures

Break (13 minutes) - Andrei CodrescuAuthor and Poet, NPR Commentator

2:30 PM – Interlude: How to Pay for This

3:00 PM – POD III: Longevity
Jamie Heywood
PatientsLikeMe/United Health Care

3:10 PM – Arc Fusion Talk
Arc Fusion Talk ​(6 minutes) - Robert GreenGeneticist and Physician at Harvard Medical School
Panel - Moderator ​(6 minutes) - Alexis Borisy, Third Rock Ventures

Interlude: Women Who Rock (20 minutes) - David Ewing DuncanJournalist and Curator of Arc

POD IV: The Future of Humans (10 minutes) - Seema KumarEditor of “Seema,” Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication at Johnson & Johnson

3:35 PM – Arc Fusion Talk
Arc Fusion Talk ​(6 minutes) - TBA
Panel - Moderator
 ​(6 minutes) - Safi BahcallAuthor of Loonshots; Co-Founder, Synta Pharmaceuticals

BREAK (25 minutes)

4:10 PM – Interlude

4:30 PM – Voices from the Future - TBA
(6 minutes) Nabiha Saklayen, CEO and Co-Founder of Cellina, Google Scholar
(6 minutes) Agnieszka Czechowicz, Assistant Professor at Stanford University; pediatric hematologist/oncologist
(6 minutes) Elia Stupka, General Manager of the Life Sciences business unit at Health Catalyst

Wrap-Up

5:00 PM – ArtsDavid Ewing DuncanJournalist and Curator of Arc

5:10 PM – Reception: Future Fusion - Music - TBA

5:30 PM – Summit Close - DJ

Speakers

Alexis Borisy

Third Rock Ventures

Ana Maiques

CEO, Neuroelectrics

Andrei Codrescu

Author and Poet, NPR Commentator

David Liu

Director of the Merkin Institute of Transformative Technologies in Healthcare, Harvard University

Luba Greenwood

Google Ventures

Rana el Kaliouby

CEO, Activa, former Researcher, MIT Media Lab

Safi Bahcall

Author of Loonshots; Co-Founder, Synta Pharmaceuticals

Seema Kumar

Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication at Johnson & Johnson, Editor of "Seema"

New England Conservatory
Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre
290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 

The Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre is a multi-purpose theater space, with options for proscenium, thrust, or in-the-round seating and an optional orchestra pit – a rarity in black box theaters. The space is equipped with a pipe grid over the entire space and includes an extensive inventory of theatrical lighting instruments. This space is ideal for concerts, theater, opera, multi-media presentations, and art installations.