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Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2014

Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2014

Watch the 2014 Faculty Summit online sessions on demand

If you missed any of the online broadcasted keynote presentations or the Research in Focus interview segments, you will be able to watch them here. We will also make the in-person breakout sessions available. Please check back for updates.

 

July 14, 2014, live broadcast agenda

 
Time (PDT)  Session  Speaker
9:00–10:15  Opening Keynote Harry Shum, Microsoft executive vice president, Technology and Research 
10:30–11:30 

Hot Topics

Chair: Jeannette Wing, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research

 

Back to the Future: The Second Age of Computing Is Ending

Doug Burger, director, Microsoft Research
Crowds Are People Too!  Mary L. Gray, senior researcher, Microsoft Research
"Mobilizing" Healthcare  Desney Tan, principal researcher, Microsoft Research
Quantum Leaps in Computing  Krysta Svore, researcher, Microsoft Research
11:35–1:00 Opening Keynote**
(rebroadcast) 
 
1:05–1:20 Research in Focus:
Fingerprinting in the Wild
Tanya Berger-Wolf, associate professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
1:25–1:40 Research in Focus:
New Hope for Paraplegic Independent Living

Arjmand Samuel, senior research PM, Microsoft Research 
Nilanjan Banerjee, assistant professor, University of Maryland

1:40–1:55 Research in Focus:
Does Social Networking Make Us More Social?
Keith Hampton, associate professor, Rutgers University
2:00–2:15 Research in Focus:
Meet Office Mix—Microsoft's Bet on Blended Learning
Anoop Gupta, distinguished scientist, Microsoft Research
2:15–3:00

Hot Topics**

(rebroadcast)

 

3:00–3:15 Research in Focus:
Can Mind Readers Improve Your Performance?

Andrew Begel, senior researcher, Microsoft Research

Erin Solovey, assistant professor, Drexel University

3:15–3:30 Research in Focus:
Building a Better Digital Assistant
Larry Heck, distinguished engineer, Microsoft Research 
Mike Calcagno, Microsoft
3:30–3:45 Research in Focus:
Impossibly Small Devices 

Desney Tan, principal researcher, Microsoft Research

Chris Harrison, assistant professor, Carnegie Mellon University

3:45–4:10 DemoFest  
4:15–4:30

Research in Focus

Role of Research at Microsoft

Peter Lee, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research 
4:30–5:30

Plenary

Thinking Before Coding

Leslie Lamport, Turing Award winner, Microsoft Research 
 

*Schedule subject to change
**Pre-recorded

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS
 

Harry Shum

 

 

 

 

Harry Shum

Leslie Lamport

 

 

 

 

Leslie Lamport

Keith Hampton

 

 

 

 

Keith Hampton

Mary Gray

 

 

 

 

Mary Gray

Anoop Gupta

 

 

 

 

Anoop Gupta

Desney Tan

 

 

 

 

Desney Tan

 

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