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Tuesday, September 25 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Keynote: Mary Lou Jepsen

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Sponsored by Blue Ant Media
Trained in optical physics, Mary Lou Jepsen’s goal is to see deep into the body with the detail of a high-resolution camera. The implications are broad for both healthcare and, more provocatively, communication directly with thought. With experience at Facebook, Google{x}, and Oculus, she is the founder of four startups and a recognized force for Disruptive Innovation. Jepsen will demo her latest invention with the potential to look deep into your body – and your soul! In conversation with Paula Apsell, Executive Producer of NOVA.

Speakers
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Paula S. Apsell

Senior Executive Producer of NOVA and Director, WGBH Science Unit
Paula S. Apsell got her start in broadcasting at WGBH Boston, where she was hired fresh out of Brandeis University to type the public broadcaster’s daily television program logs—a job that Apsell notes is now, mercifully, automated. Within a year, she found her way to WGBH Radio... Read More →
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Mary Lou Jepsen

Founder, Openwater
Before founding Openwater, Dr. Jepsen was an engineering executive at Facebook, Oculus, Google and Intel. She has founded four startups, including One Laptop per Child where she was CTO, chief architect and delivered the $100 laptop to mass production. She has been a professor at... Read More →

Session Producers
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Pamela Rosenstein

Pamela Rosenstein manages the development of multipart series and tent pole productions for NOVA and the WGBH Science Unit.  She supervises the development pipeline of projects for foundation and government funding, overseeing concept development, fundraising strategies, proposal... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
Yawkey Theater 1 Guest St, Boston MA 02135
  • moderator Paula Apsell