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IDEAS UMass Boston brings you provocative and inspiring talks by some of this region’s leading thinkers. 

IDEAS UMass Boston is a unique event where some of the region’s leading thinkers from every imaginable sector push boundaries and share their latest big ideas to create fertile ground for innovation.

Thank you for attending IDEAS UMass Boston 2016! Check back for information on our 2017 date!


Check out videos and photos from the 2016 conference.

Watch our highlight video and full speaker presentations, and check out photos from the 2015 conference.


Callie Crossley

2016 Speakers

Luncheon Discussion with The Boston Globe Spotlight Team
"Investigative Journalism and Democracy"

Watch videos of the 2016 speaker presentations on our YouTube channel and UMass Boston's YouTube channel.

View photos from the 2016 conference here.