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Agenda

External Research Symposium 2010

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Time 

Description

8:00–8:30

Shuttle from Hotels to Conference Center

8:30–9:00

Breakfast (Rainier)

9:00–9:15

Welcome and Overview (Kodiak)

9:15–10:00

Fighting HIV with Machine Learning and HPC – David Heckerman (Kodiak)

 

 Health and Well-Being (Cascade)

Core Computer Science (Kodiak)

10:00–10:30

Genome-Wide Association Study of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in FinlandBryan Traynor

Ambient Point Clouds for View InterpolationMichael Goesele

10:30–10:45

Break/Snacks

10:45–11:15

Discovering the Causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
John Ravits

Statistical Methods for Large Datasets in Search and AdvertisingPing Li

11:15–11:45

Improving Large-Scale Genetic Association Studies by Accounting For Hidden Confounders  Jennifer Listgarten

Multi-Touch Human-Robot Interaction for Disaster Response Holly Yanco and Mark Micire

11:45–12:15

Computational Biology Applications Suite for High Performance Computing (BioHPC) – Jaroslaw Pillardy

Socially Situated Robot Learning
Cynthia Breazeal and Sonia Chernova

12:15–1:00

Lunch (Rainier)

 

Health and Well-Being (Cascade)

Advanced Research Tools
and Services
 (Kodiak)

1:00–1:30

Anti-Counterfeit Technology for RFID Applications – Edward Gebara  LEAD in a BoxBeth Plale 

1:30–2:00

Borboleta: a Mobile Telehealth System for Public Home HealthcareFabio Kon

Project JUNIOR: Drug Discovery using Azure Hugo Hiden

 

 Special Topics (Cascade)

Special Topics (Kodiak)

2:00–2:30

Gender Diversity in Computing

Wendy Dubow

e-Cidadania: Systems and Methods for the Constitution of a Culture Mediated by Information and Communication TechnologyMaria Cecilia C. Baranauskas

2:30–3:00

PorSimples: Simplification of Portuguese Texts for Digital Inclusion and AccessibilitySandra Maria Aluísio and Caroline Gasperin

X-Gov: a Framework for Crossmedia Government ServicesLucia V.L. Filgueiras

3:00–3:15 

Break/Snacks 

3:15–3:45 

Collaborating with Microsoft Research – Daron Green (Kodiak)

3:45–4:15 

Zentity – A Research Output Repository Platform – Oscar Naim (Kodiak)

4:15–5:00

Client + Cloud Applications for Research and the Azure Engagement Project – Dennis Gannon (Kodiak)

5:00

Shuttle from Conference Center to Hotels

6:00–9:00

Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Time 

Description

8:00–8:30

Shuttle from Hotels to Conference Center

8:30–9:00

Breakfast (Rainier)

9:00–9:15

Second Day Overview / First Day Recap (Kodiak)

9:15–10:00

 

An Open Source Library for Scientists – Microsoft Biology Foundation
Simon Mercer
(Kodiak)

 

Earth, Energy, and Environment  (Cascade)

Education and Scholarly Communications (Kodiak)

10:00–10:30

 

The eFarms Project: a Two-Way Road from Small Farms into the Networked WorldClaudia M. Bauzer Medeiros

Chemistry Add-in for WordJoe Townsend 

10:30–10:45

 Break/Snacks

10:45–11:15

Regional climateprediction.netEric Salathé

MetaSurfacing with the Surface in NanoScience
Jeremy Baumberg

11:15– 11:45

Global Jet Watch: a Globally-Distributed Project to Monitor the Expulsion of Matter from a Black Hole
Katherine Blundell

Two Driving Applications for The Surface: HandsOnMath and The Garibaldi Panorama – Andries van Dam

11:45–12:15

Web GIS Platform for Forest Fire ManagementSavas Parastatidis

oreChem: Chemistry Scholarship 2.0Carl Lagoze

12:15–1:00

 Lunch (Rainier)

1:00–1:30

Evermore Seamless Astronomy
Alyssa Goodman

PLANETS Project – Long Term Preservation of Digital Content

 – Natasa Milic-Frayling

 

R2D2 Project – Research Desktop for DRIVER RepositoriesGabriella Kazai

1:30–2:00

Dynamical Universe in the WWT, and Astronomy on the Carbon-Silicon Interface – George Djorgovski

The Research Information Centre – from Community to CloudStephen Andrews

2:00–2:30

Joining WWT with India's Astronomy from the Past to the FutureAshish Mahabal

The Games for Learning Institute: Research on Design Patterns for Effective Educational GamesJan Plass

2:30–2:45 

Breaks/Snacks 

2:45–4:45

 Poster Session (St. Helens)

4:45–5:00

 Wrap Up and Call to Action (Kodiak)

5:30 

Symposium Ends