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2007

 Bisola Ojikutu speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Bisola Ojikutu

Infectious Disease Physician and Healthcare Advocate

Director of the Office of International Programs within the Division of AIDS at Harvard Medical School and infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital who has dedicated her career to rectifying disparities in healthcare access for HIV-infected patients both domestically and abroad.

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2007

 Panos Panay speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Panos Panay

Internet Entrepreneur

CEO and founder of Sonicbids, a website that enables bands and music promoters to easily connect with one another. Sonicbids' current membership consists of 110,000 bands and 8,000 promoters from more than 100 countries.

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2007

 Nader Tehrani speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Nader Tehrani

Architect and Urban Designer

Internationally recognized co-principal of design firm Office dA and professor of architecture at MIT whose work ranges from one-of-a-kind furniture to urban spaces.

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2007

 John Warner speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

John Warner

President and chief technology officer for the Warner-Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry and a pioneer in the use of innovative materials to reduce waste, pollution, and energy consumption.

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2005

 Stefane Barbeau and Duane Smith speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Stefane Barbeau and Duane Smith

Industrial Designers

Product designers who founded Vessel, an innovative design and distribution company that combines quality, unique design, and simple solutions to reinvent everyday products.

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2005

 Alan Berger speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Alan Berger

Landscape Architect

Associate professor of landscape architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and founding director of its Project for Reclamation Excellence (P-REX); author of the award-winning Reclaiming the American West.

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2005

 Alexis Borisy speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Alexis Borisy

Biopharmaceutical Engineer

A chemist who has helped to grow a variety of pharmaceutical and biotech companies, he is the founder and CEO of CombinatoRx, focused on developing new medicines built from synergistic combinations of approved drugs.

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2005

 Robin Chase speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Robin Chase

Transportation Entrepreneur

Founder and former CEO of Zipcar who is currently investigating ways in which wireless technology can be used in the transportation industry to reduce dependency on fossil fuel.

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2005

 Steven Dawson speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Steven Dawson

Physician, Technologist

An expert in medical simulation technologies, he is part of a team attempting to create a complete synthetic human that can simulate responses to injuries and medical procedures, making "the practice of medicine" safer for patients.

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2005

 Daniel Dennett speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Daniel Dennett

Philosopher

Philosopher, cognitive scientist, and author who has helped to shape the debate on the moral issues around evolution, free will, and mind-body connections.

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2005

 Barnaby Evans speaks IDEAS Boston 2005

Barnaby Evans

Artist

Well known for his celebrated sculpture WaterFire, his vision and versatility enable him to combine myriad influences into works that defy traditional definitions of art.

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