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Boston, MA - 10/14/2017 - You Wu, Co-Founder of PipeGuard, delivers his pitch to Demo Day judges from L to R: Holly Maloney McConnell of General Catalyst, Steve Pagliuca of Bain Capital and The Boston Celtics, and Miceal Chamberlain Jr, Bank of America. The company won first place and the Grand Prize at today's Demo Day final judging. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Lifestyle, Reporter: Dugan Arnett, Topic: 15HubDemo, LOID: 8.3.4029560868.

PipeGuard Robotics tops collection of startups at Demo Day

The local firm that uses robots to navigate water pipelines in search of leaks.

Today: What’s happening on HUBweek’s last day

HUBweek wraps up Sunday, its sixth jam-packed day. If you haven’t had a chance to check out this mini-city of domes and artfully designed containers on City Hall Plaza, there’s still time.

Bianca Jones Marlin (center), named one of STAT’s 2017 Wunderkinds, attended a HUBweek event Friday evening.


HUBweek continues with a party for personalities from the startup world

HUBweek hosted a reception Friday night for names associated with Saturday’s Demo Day.

Author Malcolm Gladwell (right) listened to Dr. Atul Gawande at Faneuil Hall Friday during a HUBweek event.

How a simple health care fix can save more lives than penicillin

Atul Gawande and Malcolm Gladwell shared a wide-ranging conversation about rethinking health care, and introducing innovative systems to help save more lives.

What’s happening Saturday at HUBweek

It’s Saturday and Boston’s HUBweek festival is still going strong, with dozens of talks, films, and even some otherworldly storytelling.

A man checked his phone after parking on Columbus Avenue in Boston.

Boston’s housing future? Compact living spaces, no parking

If you think parking in Boston is scarce now, just wait a decade or two — when it all but disappears.

Michael Bloomberg and Abigail Johnson onstage at Friday’s HUBweek event.

In a rare public conversation, Johnson and Bloomberg talk innovation, housing costs, and Trump

Fidelity Investments chief executive Abigail Johnson and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared at a HUBweek event on City Hall plaza.

Headphone-wearing partygoers dance at “Live Silent Disco” Thursday night at City Hall Plaza, where three DJs played. Different colors indicated which DJ were listening to. The event was part of Hubweek.

Partygoers, in headphones, groove out at Live Silent Disco

A dance party was in full swing — quietly — in the middle of City Hall Plaza Thursday night.

Deepak Chopra, MD, speaks during the HUBweek event

Forging a better connection between the brain and the mind

Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi discuss how self-awareness contributes to brain health.

Alphabet Inc. executive chairman Eric Schmidt spoke at the Inclusive Innovation Challenge Celebration, part of HUBweek.

Alphabet Inc.’s Schmidt touches on AI, ethics, and Trump in HUBweek discussion

“The current administration’s policies are going in the wrong direction,” Eric Schmidt said. “And I’m not sure how to fix that.”

Former secretary of state John Kerry was interviewed by Bank of America's Anne Finucane as part of the HUBweek Future Forum.

Kerry warns US could ‘isolate itself’ by leaving Iran deal

The former secretary of state said that pulling out of the accord would hasten the potential for conflict and move the Middle East “in a less stable direction.”

Map: What’s happening at HUBweek, and where

Your guide to the venues, interactive exhibits, and amenities around the Hub.

Francesco Peri, left, and Daniel Genest, right, aboard the M/V Columbia Point during during a HUBweek event Wednesday on technology and harbor health. Here they were deploying side scan sonar to demostrate their research.

Drones are the newest tools to monitor the health of Boston Harbor

About 70 onlookers boarded a research vessel Wednesday for a spin around the harbor as UMass Boston showed off the technology.

Panelists (left to right) Ivan Fernandez de Casadevante, Rachel Casseus, and John Barros spoke during a HUBweek panel,

Boston entrepreneurs, leaders offer advice to would-be founders

“How to Attract Global Entrepreneurs to Boston” was a HUBweek event Wednesday that focused on getting a company started in Boston.

Shipping containers were being prepared on Boston City Hall Plaza on Wednesday. Artist David Teng-Olsen of Boston paints his artwork on the side of the container.

What’s happening at Hubweek on Thursday

Cybersecurity discussions, innovation challenges, and live silent disco are just a few of the offerings.

Panelist Timothy Rebbeck, left, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, talks with Franklin Huang of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute talk prior to the

Scientists aim to address racial and ethnic disparities in cancer research

Why are death rates for black men with prostate cancer almost 2.5 times the rate of white men in the US?

Boston, Ma. 10/10/17, Left to right, Laura Sancken, Maria Infante, Rebecca Diamondstein, cq, participate in the HUB Week event at The United Way----

Poverty simulation highlights painful choices local families make

The situations, the event’s leaders assured, weren’t manufactured. They’d come from families in the Boston area the service organization has worked with.

At Harvard Law, a look at algorithms and the justice system

Should sophisticated computer models help judges predict which defendants are safe enough to release before trial?

HUB Week is getting under way with the building of the giant domes on City Hall Plaza.

What’s happening on HUBweek Wednesday

HUBweek returns Wednesday with a slate of events dedicated to exploring science, technology, and the arts.

Dr. Harald C. Ott, who has focused on whole organ regeneration at MGH’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, spoke at Tuesday’s presentation.

Are people ready for human-made organs?

In a wide-ranging conversation at HUBweek, researchers looked toward the future of organ generation and the role it might eventually play in patients.

Live updates from HUBweek

Go inside the domes and experience the hundreds of events that will be offered at HUBweek 2017.

HUBWeek is getting under way with the building of the giant domes on City Hall Plaza.

Kicking off its third year, HUBweek looks to become a Boston civic staple

Some of the biggest names in technology, business, science, and the arts will gather in Boston this week as the HUBweek festival returns for its third year.

Former secretary of state John Kerry.


John Kerry to speak at HUBweek

The former secretary of state will talk about diplomacy.

What’s happening at HUBweek: Tuesday

Here are a few of today’s offerings:

Rendering of HUBweek installation at City Hall. The HUB is being designed and developed in collaboration with award-winning design firm, CBT, and will feature dozens of shipping containers, art installations, and geodesic domes.

Everything you need to know about HUBweek 2017

The festival, which runs through Sunday, offers hundreds of mind-expanding events on everything from AI and robotics to something called “cosmic meditation.”

Live updates

What’s happening at Boston’s HUBweek

The third edition of HUBweek, which aspires to be Boston’s high-tech answer to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, runs through Oct. 15.

08doctalk I AM EVIDENCE Film Info Directors: Trish Adlesic, Geeta Gandbhir Producers: Trish Adlesic, Mariska Hargitay Length: 89 minutes Year: 2017 Images courtesy of the GLOBEDOCS FILM FESTIVAL.

A thought-provoking GlobeDocs Film Festival lineup invites engagement

The issues probed in the documentaries include the squandering of food resources, urban youth violence, the failures of the criminal justice system, and more.

A rendering of 2017's HUBweek.

Domes to dot City Hall Plaza for innovation-themed festival

The third edition of HUBweek will feature talks by entrepreneurs, scientists, and journalists.

Geodesic domes, like these, will pop up on City Hall Plaza during HUBweek.


Getting geodesic with it at HUBweek

Six large geodesic domes will host a wide variety of attractions at the festival, which comes to City Hall Plaza this October.

A concept of HUBweek 2017 at City Hall Plaza.

HUBweek to bring interactive arts to City Hall Plaza

“Immersion,” a three-day nighttime experience, will feature more than 100 musicians, performers, and artists.

A rendering of the HUBweek installation at City Hall Plaza.

A huge installation is coming to City Hall Plaza for the HUBweek festival

The week-long innovation festival in October will feature a new central site and headliners that include authors, journalists, and researchers.