Agenda


Google Faculty Summit 2009

Global Connection: Inform and Empower

July 29 - 31, 2009

Night before event (Wednesday, July 29)

6:00
Reception at Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto 
(Network with Googlers and other faculty members)

 

Day One (Thursday, July 30)

Location: Tunis Tech Talk B43

8:45
Shuttle from Four Seasons Hotel to Google
9:15
Breakfast at Google
9:30
Welcome, Google Research, and University Relations (Alfred Spector and Jeff Walz)
10:15
Technical Talk – Systems (Brad Chen)
11:00
Break
11:15
Multidisciplinary Discussion - Google.org (Jacquelline Fuller)
12:00 Lunch with alumni from your university
1:00
Meet Google Founder Larry Page
1:30
Young Android (Hal Abelson and Ellen Spertus) followed YouTube EDU (Obie Greenberg)
2:15
Technical Talk - Book Search (Dan Clancy)
3:15
Technical Talk - Statistical Machine Translation (Franz Och)
4:15
Round Table Discussions Lead by Senior Engineers & .org Leaders
    1. ICT, Environmental Monitoring & Climate Risk Management - Amy Luers & Rebecca Moore
    2. Economics & Market Algorithms - Hal Varian
    3. Open Source - Chris DiBona
    4. Speech - Mike Cohen
    5. Mobile - Maryam Kamvar Garrett
    6. PowerMeter & Energy - Ed Lu
    7. Energy (RE<C, PowerMeter, Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency) - Bill Weihl
    8. Collaborative Data Management - Alon Halevy
    9. HCI - Daniel Russell
    10. Information Retrieval - Jay Ponte
    11. Social Networks - Natalie Glance
    12. Systems - Jeff Dean
5:30
Cocktail Reception on Charlies Patio
6:30
Dinner with Googlers and Alumni at Cafe Moma


Day Two (Friday, July 31)
Location: Tunis Tech Talk B43

8:15
Shuttle from Four Seasons Hotel to Google - Breakfast at Google
9:00
Technical Talk - Android (David Conway)
9:45
Break
10:00
Lightning Talks - Highlighting Key Research Areas
    1. Flu Trends - Corrie Conrad
    2. Open Data Kit - Gaetano Borriello
    3. Google Crisis Response - France Lamy
11:15
Tech Talk - Wave (Lars Rasmussen)
12:00
Closing Remarks - Cloud Computing - What is the next, next thing? (Alan Eustace)
12:30
Lunch (providing to-go lunches for faculty)