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David Hogg, Walter Isaacson, Maureen Dowd, Neri Oxman, Ruth Pointer and Samantha Power Headline HUBweek 2018

October 9, 2018

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 9, 2018--Beginning Monday, October 8, HUBweek 2018 kicks off with events taking place throughout Greater Boston and culminates October 10-14 at The HUB Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance on City Hall Plaza. HUBweek is a festival for the future with a clear purpose to shape and build a more inclusive tomorrow for all. Only at HUBweek will attendees have the opportunity to attend a session with Neri Oxman and Maureen Dowd, listen to Ruth Pointer discuss the impact of music on our wellbeing, hear from gun violence activist David Hogg, experience more than a dozen art exhibits and attend a robot block party.

HUBweek explores innovation at the intersections of art, science and technology by bringing together the most creative and inventive minds making an impact in Boston and around the world. In addition to its paid passes, HUBweek offers attendees over 225 free events throughout the duration of the festival. Now in its fourth year, the 2018 theme of HUBweek is We the Future and each day has a specific topic allowing attendees to curate their own journey.

WHAT: HUBweek is a weeklong festival and civic initiative exploring the future being built at the intersections of art, science, and technology founded by The Boston Globe, Harvard, Mass. General Hospital, and MIT.

WHO:

David Hogg, co-founder, March For Our Lives Ruth Pointer, singer, songwriter and author Maureen Dowd, columnist, The New York Times Tye Brady, chief technologist, Amazon Robotics Julie Rice, co-founder, SoulCycle Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts Ann McKee, CTE research pioneer Neri Oxman, architect, designer and professor, MIT Media Lab Brad Smith, president of Microsoft Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute Ash Carter, former secretary of defense Samantha Power, previous ambassador to United Nations Cleo Barnett, deputy director, Amplifier

WHERE: October 8 and 9 throughout Greater Boston at various locations. October 10-14 at The HUB Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance on City Hall Plaza.

*** Interested media please . The media preview will occur Tuesday, October 9 from 11:00am – 12:00pm, with HUBweek co-founders Linda Pizzuti Henry and Kathleen Kennedy and executive director, Brendan Ryan. Contactto arrange interviews with speakers and artists. ***

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CONTACT: HUBweek

Claire Rowberry, 617-785-5571

media@hubweek.org

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SOURCE: HUBweek

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