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Computing in the 21st Century [Conference]

2009-11-6 (Fri) 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

3 screens and 1 cloud

Co-sponsored by Microsoft Research and Kyoto University and supported by Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology, a conference entitled Computing in the 21st Century will be held at Kyoto University on the afternoon of Friday, November 6, 2009.

There will be lectures and awards such as the Turing prize about the directionality of future computing under the theme of "Rethinking Computing: 3 screens and 1 cloud."

Buses will take attendees from the Suita and Toyonaka campuses (details forthcoming) so please plan on attending.

Persons interested in attending should send their name, name of school they belong to, and contact information to Morishita [below] by October 20. (It is not necessary to register at the Microsoft website.)


12:30 p.m. ~ Registration

1:30 ~ 1:50 p.m. -- Opening

1:50 ~ 3:00 p.m. -- Keynote Addresses #1 -- Dr. Rick Rashid, Microsoft Senior Vice President, Dr. Takeo Kanade, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

3:00 ~ 3:50 p.m. -- Panel Discussion -- Butler Lampson, Technical Fellow, Microsoft Corporation, 1992 Turing Award recipient, and others

3:50 ~ 5:00 p.m. -- Keynote Addresses #2 -- Dr. Dan Reed, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Corporation, Dr. Alan Kay, President of Viewpoints Research Institute, 2003 Turing Award and 2004 Kyoto Prize recipient

5:00 ~ 5:30 p.m. -- Question & Answer time


Date: 2009-11-6 (Fri) 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored: Microsoft Research Asia, Kyoto University
Venue: Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Yoshida Campus, Kyoto University
Registration: Registration by email is required. Send to address below.
Contact: Send your name, name of school you belong to, and contact information to Morishita, Software Engineering Laboratory, Computer Science Department, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

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