Founded in 2000 by industry veterans, Future Forward Events LLC designs executive programs for the technology and life sciences industries. Each program is developed with input from influential advisors within each industry. These advisors help to define the topics and speakers that are most relevant to the industry each year. Each program is intentionally limited to not more than 200 participants to maximize personal interaction and networking. Participants are invited based on input from the board of advisors for each conference.

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    Nantucket Conference
    Nantucket, MA
    Technology Sector

    Launched in 2000, the Nantucket Conference is an annual invitation-only gathering of the New England region's most influential high-tech entrepreneurs, executives and investors. Speakers have included founders and CEOs of iRobot, Google, 3Com, Craigslist,, Staples, Avid Technology, A123 Systems, Acme Packet, Akamai, and LogMeIn.

    Future Forward
    Boston, MA
    Technology Sector

    Future Forward brings together New England 's forward-thinking corporate technology decision makers with the region's top entrepreneurs who are developing pioneering technologies. Future Forward gives CIOs and other C-level executives an opportunity to learn about what's brewing in the start-up world, and it gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn more about the key challenges facing today's executives in large enterprises.

    Convergence Forum East
    Chatham, MA
    Life Sciences Sector

    Launched in 2004, Convergence Forum East brings together high-level life sciences players from around the Northeast to discuss and debate the most pressing topics of interest to the industry - topics like forging strong corporate partnerships; attracting funding from private and public sources; building successful research organizations; streamlining product development and approval; understanding the coming convergence of biology, software, and medical devices; and staying ahead of regulatory changes. Speakers have included CEOs and senior executives from Sanofi Genzyme, Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific, and ABIOMED.

    Convergence Forum West
    San Francisco, CA
    Life Sciences Sector

    Convergence Forum West, introduced in 2009, is a one-day program that brings together an invitation-only group of executives and investors from the West Coast to share their perspective on current industry trends and growth opportunities.

    Innovators' Salon London
    London, United Kingdom
    Technology Sector

    Launching in 2011, this program will enable a small group of entrepreneurs and investors to discuss new Internet-based sales and marketing models; changes in European investing dynamics; and possibilities for US-UK collaboration. Invitation-only afternoon panels followed by reception.

    Future Forward Events LLC
    14 Hancock Street
    Boston, MA 02114

    Program Information:  Alyssa Stern
    Speaking Opportunities:  Scott Kirsner
    Sponsorship:  Shayne  Gilbert