I am forwarding this to you because it exemplifies to me what and who
drives the ideology of "advances" (for them).
As I pay more attention to the words and wordings from my outpost in
Brazil, this "virtuoso" Conference reveals a lot about what we are up
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The Second Annual Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT
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Panelists include: J. Craig Venter , Ph.D., President, The Center for
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and CEO, Wheels of Zeus (wOz); Tim Berners-Lee , Director, World Wide
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This impressive panel of speakers leading inventors and innovators,
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Wednesday, September 29
9:45 11:00 am
Morning Panel: From Lab to Market: Where Technology is Headed The
Research Director's Point of View
Moderator: Rebecca Henderson, Eastman Kodak LFM Professor of
Management, MIT Sloan School
Panelists: Uma Chowdhry, VP Global Central Research and Development,
Paul Horn, Senior Vice President, IBM Research
Bob Tepper, President, Research and Development, Millennium
11:20 am 12:30 pm
Morning Panel: The Pipeline Problem
Moderator: Howard Anderson, Senior Managing Director, Yankee Tek
Panelists: Kenan Sahin, Founder and President, TIAX LLC
Curt Carlson, President, SRI International
Ray Stata, Co-Founder and Chairman, Analog Devices, Inc.
Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande , Founder and Chairman, Sycamore Networks,
12:30 2:00 pm
Lunch and Visit Showcase
2:15 3:15 pm
Nanotech and Energy
Next Generation Search
The Era of Synthetic Biology
Technology Jobs Drain?
3:30 4:15 pm
A conversation with Vinod Khosla, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins
Caufield & Byers
4:15 4:45 pm
Ray Kurzweil, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Kurzweil Technologies, Inc.
5:00 6:00 pm
Bob Metcalfe and the TR100 PANEL
Moderator: Bob Metcalfe, Founder, 3Com Corporation, and General
Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Presentation of the TR100 and Innovator of the Year and Humanitarian
6:00 7:30 pm
TR100 Reception and Visit Showcase
Thursday, September 30
8:30 9:30 am
National Innovation Initiative Joint Keynote: Nicholas Donofrio , SVP
Technology and Manufacturing, IBM ;
G. Wayne Clough, Ph.D., President, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:40 10:30 am
A conversation with G. Richard Wagoner, Chairman and CEO, General
10:50 am 12:15 pm
Keynote Panel: Invention and Innovation: Emerging Technologies that
will Change the World, The Inventor View
Panelists: Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apple Computer and CEO, Wheels
of Zeus (wOz)
Tim Berners-Lee, Director, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
12:15 1:45 pm
Lunch and Visit Showcase
2:00 3:00 pm
WhereWarethe Revolution in Location Aware Computing
What Drives Invention?
Robots of Augmentation
3:15 4:00 pm
Closing Keynote and Virtuoso Piano Performance
Michael Hawley, Director of Special Projects at the MIT Media Lab
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Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
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Peugeot Motors of America
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Royal Netherlands Embassy
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Sperry Fund Management
STARTech Early Ventures
Talpa Capital B.V.
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The University of Texas
Thomas Magnete USA
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University of Pennsylvania
US Census Bureau
US Department of Labor
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