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September 27, 2016

Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team Part of IDEAS UMass Boston’s October 26 Lineup

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Registration Open at https://www.umb.edu/ideas/

The University of Massachusetts Boston’s annual thought-leadership conference, IDEAS UMass Boston, returns to the campus a month from today. Leading innovators from Boston representing science, business, and the arts will present their next big idea in a half-day, fast-paced format on October 26 in the Campus Center Ballroom.

This year’s lineup also includes a luncheon panel discussion with The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, which was featured in this year’s Academy Award-winning movie, Spotlight. Callie Crossley, host of WGBH’s Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, is moderating the event.

“IDEAS UMass Boston is truly a remarkable event and one which we are grateful to host,” said UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley. “It’s a chance to learn about cutting-edge ideas before anyone else and to network with experts who are leaders in their fields.”

This year’s speakers are:

The luncheon panel discussion includes:

  • Scott AllenThe Boston Globe Spotlight Team
  • Sacha PfeifferThe Boston Globe Spotlight Team
  • Todd Wallack, The Boston Globe Spotlight Team
  • Callie CrossleyUnder the Radar with Callie Crossley

Tickets are $75 a person for corporations and individuals, $50 a person for nonprofit organizations, and $25 a person for students. To register, learn about sponsorship opportunities, or read up on this year’s speakers, visit https://www.umb.edu/ideas/

IDEAS UMass Boston is sponsored by UMass Boston, Plymouth Rock Assurance, and Flagship. Media partners are the Boston Business Journal and MassInc.

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