Want to learn more
about the scientists, inventors, and entrepreneurs who made Boston one of the
most innovative cities in the world? And get a feel for the places that are
spawning a whole new wave of breakthroughs? Join us on November 10th for a
one-time-only walking tour of the Innovation Trail of
Boston and Cambridge.
ALL proceeds will be donated to a worthy
nonprofit. And when you register, you get a vote on which one. (Your four
Clubhouse, Science Club for
Girls, BUILD Boston,
or the MassTLC Education Foundation.)
We'll visit the Ether
Dome at Mass General Hospital, where anesthesia was first demonstrated
successfully...the Cambridge Innovation Center, where hundreds of entrepreneurs
work in a single building...Akamai's Network Operations Command Center...MIT
research labs...and more.
Your hosts are Bob Krim,
historian and director of the Innovation-Entrepreneurship Center at Framingham
State University, and Scott Kirsner,
Innovation Economy columnist of the Boston Globe. Joining them is special guest
Berger-Jones, co-founder and CEO of Cambridge Historial Tours.
(They are developing a new Innovations of
We'll plan to gather
at noon somewhere you can grab coffee or a snack — you'll get details when you
register — and start promptly at 12:30. The starting point is close to the Park
Street, Government Center, State Street, and Downtown Crossing T stops. We'll
wrap up within walking distance of the Central and Kendall T stops on the Red
Line (which will return you quickly to Park Street.) You'll also be close to
good spots to grab a drink, a coffee, or an ice cream cone.
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(We'll reschedule in
the event of pouring rain, but otherwise will run the tour on Nov 10th.)