The 10th annual Sustainability Summit, led by MIT students, will feature discussions with academics and industry leaders. This year’s theme is “Good Jobs in a Thriving Economy.” Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel Boston, 200 Boylston St., Boston. Tickets range from $45 to $170. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Connect with others at a networking breakfast hosted by URBAN.Boston, a network of local researchers investigating topics like health, housing, and transportation. Nia Evans will be the featured speaker, discussing her work with the Boston Ujima Project. Friday, 9 to 11 a.m., Northeastern Crossing, 1175 Tremont St., Roxbury. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Attend a morning talk hosted by the Design Museum Foundation and featuring Mike Benning, the first person in the United States to be fitted with the most advanced technology in prosthetic limbs, the i-limb quantum. Attendees will be able to try out demo devices. Friday, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Optum, 1235 Boylston St., Boston. Tickets are free for members and $15 for nonmembers. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Network with fellow attendees and discuss the economic benefits of investing in bike infrastructure, followed by an exploration of the economic impact of self-driving cars in Massachusetts. Friday, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Wells Park Auditorium, 85 Wells Park, Newton. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
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