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November 2020

Mobility Forum: The Global Rise of Platform Firms in Urban Mobility Markets

November 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jason Jackson

online

To build a dynamic community among the mobility and transportation researchers, the MIT Mobility Initiative (MMI) is organizing the “Mobility Forum: Frontier of Mobility Research,” a weekly seminar series showcasing the MIT scholarship. Register for Zoom info.

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SES PhD Admissions Q&A

November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Munther Dahleh (IDSS)

online

Learn about the Social and Engineering Systems Doctoral Program. Q&As are hosted by a member of the IDSS faculty. This live Q&A is a follow-up session for the pre-recorded SES Admissions Webinar which should be viewed prior to attending the Q&A. Sign-up by 18 November, 9AM EST to receive an email invitation to the Q&A.

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Mobility Forum: Transportation Systems Resilience

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Saurabh Amin

online

To build a dynamic community among the mobility and transportation researchers, the MIT Mobility Initiative (MMI) is organizing the “Mobility Forum: Frontier of Mobility Research,” a weekly seminar series showcasing the MIT scholarship. Register for Zoom info.

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SES PhD Admissions Q&A

November 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Fotini Christia (IDSS)

online

Learn about the Social and Engineering Systems Doctoral Program. Q&As are hosted by a member of the IDSS faculty. This live Q&A is a follow-up session for the pre-recorded SES Admissions Webinar which should be viewed prior to attending the Q&A. Sign-up by 12 November, 12PM EST to receive an email invitation to the Q&A.

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Mobility Forum: Mobility services without carbon emissions

November 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jessika Trancik

online

To build a dynamic community among the mobility and transportation researchers, the MIT Mobility Initiative (MMI) is organizing the “Mobility Forum: Frontier of Mobility Research,” a weekly seminar series showcasing the MIT scholarship. Register for Zoom info.

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Antitrust in the Digital Era – Platforms

November 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dr. Alexandra von Westernhagen

Online

Access via Zoom: https://mit.zoom.us/j/3980544883 There is no denial that antitrust policy is at a crossroads. The emergence of online platforms as quasi-monopolies with wide reach into vertically integrated markets, the strategic importance of data to gain competitive advantages as well  as mergers and acquisitions in the digital field have led to a re-think about the application of antirust rules in the US, Europe and other jurisdictions around the world. More recently issues related to the content of information under Rule…

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Digital Technology Integration

November 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

Sandy Pentland (IDSS)

Online

Join the MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) this fall for our second digital transformation webinar series. In this series, we will continue to explore key digital transformation topics of corporate interest, including digital strategies, operational agility, customer experience, and new technologies.

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October 2020

Digitization of Retail and the Urban Experience

October 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

David Simchi-Levi, Sandy Pentland (IDSS)

Online

The retail industry has been in rapid change caused by advances and adoption of digital technology. Going around the theme of digitalization of retail supply chains and next-generation digital systems for commerce, Professor David Simchi-Levi will focus on the evolution of digitization, analytics, and automation for end-to-end supply chain transformation in the retail sector, which has witnessed some of the fastest digital growth. Professor Alex 'Sandy' Pentland will discuss the next generation of software architecture for logistics, payments, and more.

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Mobility Forum: The Inefficiency of Dynamic Pricing in Ridehailing Systems

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Daniel Freund

online

To build a dynamic community among the mobility and transportation researchers, the MIT Mobility Initiative (MMI) is organizing the “Mobility Forum: Frontier of Mobility Research,” a weekly seminar series showcasing the MIT scholarship. Register for Zoom info

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MIT Policy Hackathon 2020

October 23, 2020 - October 25, 2020

online

Interested in the future of healthcare in light of COVID-19? Internet policy? Environmental justice? Work remotely with an interdisciplinary team to develop creative policy solutions to problems posed by governmental and industry partners. https://www.mitpolicyhackathon.org/

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