December 12, 2018
Apr 5 2019

Future Assembly

9:00 am — Harvard Business School

A commitment to spotting the future.

Future Assembly

Future Assembly is a one-of-a-kind moment that convenes scholars studying pressing issues of emerging technologies and the leaders facing these issues head-on every day.

Learn the Latest from Experts

You’ll hear from fourteen leaders from both academia and practice on what’s keeping them up at night.

Test Ideas, Share Challenges, Brainstorm Solutions

Future Assembly members will gain new insights from industry experts, and also explore their own, through themed interactive breakout sessions.

Spark New Relationships from Across Industries

We bring together over 100 hand-selected digital leaders from industries ranging from cybersecurity to consumer health to civic technology. The common denominator? A commitment to spotting the future.


Highlights from Future Assembly 2018


Participants during the Nokia case taught by Professor Karim Lakhani.

Professor Ariel Stern during her flash talk, “Biomarkers, analytics, and the data-driven future of precision medicine.”
Participants digging further in to the topics discussed in the flash talks.

James Mickens (Harvard SEAS) presents a talk called “Blockchains Are a Bad Idea: More Specifically, Blockchains Are a Very Bad Idea.”


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