Research Conferences and Workshops
The Microsoft Research Connections group participates—as both presenters and attendees—at many research and academic conferences and workshops each month. You can find members of our team at the following events:
- eScience Workshop 2013 The tenth annual Microsoft eScience Workshop will be held in Beijing in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on eScience. It will continue the ongoing dialogue centered on applications in broad areas of scientific investigation, such as environmental studies, bioinformatics, and climate understanding; present new results in data modeling; and provide an opportunity for open discourse on developments in urban computing.
Beijing, China· 1315 October 2013
- School on Algorithms for Massive Data 2013Organized by Microsoft Research in cooperation with Yandex and Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Microsoft School on Algorithms for Massive Data (ALMADA) offers students a unique opportunity to learn about fundamental and state-of-the-art results on algorithms and systems for processing massive datasets. The school offers four courses on technical topics, and additional lectures will provide context for real-life applications and business opportunities.
Moscow, Russia· 31 July7 August 2013
- Faculty Summit 2013The fourteenth annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit brings leading academic researchers and educators together with Microsoft researchers and engineers, to share ideas and results around some of today’s most exciting new directions. Key subjects to be discussed this year include machine and human intelligence, software engineering, computer vision, and quantum computing.
Redmond, WA, US· 1516 July 2013
- PhD Summer School 2013An annual Microsoft Research event, the PhD Summer School is for Microsoft Research-sponsored PhD students and other invited PhD students in their first or second year from universities and research institutions with which Microsoft Research partners. In addition to lectures, the program includes students’ poster presentations and evening social events.
Cambridge, UK· 15 July 2013
- From Data to Decisions - Environmental Science Tools Think TankThere is an obvious and urgent need to build usable predictive models of important environmental phenomena to increase our scientific understanding, inform policy and enable decision-making from governments, to business and individuals. This free, one-day workshop will bring together key stakeholders from academia, research, NGOs and government to explore how Microsoft Research can work most effectively to make its tools usable, useful and interoperable with the environmental community.
Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK· 19 June 2013
- Programming Language Design and Implementation 2013Microsoft Research is proud to be a Gold Supporter of the 34th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI). At PLDI, researchers, developers, educators, and practitioners exchange information on the latest practical and experimental work in the design and implementation of programming languages. PLDI emphasizes innovative approaches to compile-time and runtime technology, novel language designs and features, and implementation results.
Seattle, WA, United States· 1719 June 2013
- Japan CORE Project Workshop 2013Microsoft Research Asia will hold the annual workshop of Japan's CORE (collaborative research) projects in Beijing on May 23, 2013. Approximately 50 faculty members, students, and Microsoft researchers will discuss current research topics and review Japan's collaborative projects. Presenters will introduce some of the latest projects from Microsoft Research and Microsoft technologies, and the workshop will include demo sessions as well as discussions about the latest research trends
Beijing, China· 23 May 2013
- International Conference on Software Engineering 2013ISCE 2013, the thirty-fifth International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) encourages participants from academia, industry, and government to share leading-edge software engineering ideas with inspirational leaders in the field. Experts from Microsoft Research will present papers on topics ranging from the design of bug fixes, to learning software engineering via interactive gaming, to production distributed data-parallel programs.
San Francisco, CA, US· 1826 May 2013
- Latin American eScience Workshop 2013 Microsoft Research and the São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, have been working together to increase our understanding of the environment, humans’ impact in the Amazon, bio-genetics, and bio-diversity. These efforts are providing new opportunities to improve our eScience capabilities and build community. Together, we will host a special eScience Workshop in São Paulo, Brazil, bringing together participants from Latin America and beyond to explore collaboration and research opportunities.
São Paulo, Brazil· 1315 May 2013
- Machine Learning Summit 2013The Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit will bring together thought leaders and researchers from a broad range of disciplines including computer science, engineering, statistics, and mathematics. Together, we will highlight some of the key challenges posed by the new era of machine learning and will identify the next generation of approaches, techniques, and tools that will be needed to exploit the information revolution for the benefit of society.
Paris, France· 2224 April 2013
- SIGCSE 2013SIGCSE 2013 brings together colleagues from around the world to present papers, panels, posters, special sessions, and workshops, and to discuss computer science education. The SIGCSE Technical Symposium addresses problems common among educators working to develop, implement , and/or evaluate computing programs, curricula, and courses. The symposium provides a forum for sharing new ideas for syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy, at all levels of instruction.
Denver, CO, US· 69 March 2013
- International Women’s Hackathon 2013The Women’s Hackathon is a crowdsourcing event to empower young women leaders in computer science. By providing a fun and safe environment in which to explore computing, the hackathon is intended to encourage and support young university women around the world to become producers of future innovations in technology and help solve challenges in the world today. We hope to work together to turn this into an event that takes place annually during Engineering Week.
Worldwide on university campuses· 2224 February 2013
- TouchDevelop Workshop 2013TouchDevelop is a programming environment that runs on your mobile devices—you do not need a separate PC or keyboard. In this workshop, researchers from both academia and industry introduce key research challenges associated with TouchDevelop. Educators who use TouchDevelop in their classes will present their unique perspectives, and the TouchDevelop research team will present their vision for the future.
Mountain View, CA, U.S.· 1415 February 2013
- India Faculty Summit 2013ACM India and Microsoft Research India hosted a ‘Faculty Summit’ in New Delhi at The India Habitat Centre on February 4th and 5th 2013. The broad theme of the summit was ‘Scaling up Research and Innovation in Indian institutions. The agenda included talks, joint sessions to lay down the background, and break-out sessions relating to the theme.
The India Habitat Centre, New Delhi· 45 February 2013
- Principles of Programming Languages 2013A forum for discussing all aspects of programming languages and systems, the annual Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages emphasises how principles underpin practice. Theoretical and experimental papers are welcome, on topics ranging from formal frameworks to experience reports. Papers discussing new ideas and areas are most welcome, as are high-quality expositions or elucidations of existing concepts that are likely to yield new insights. Microsoft Research is a sponsor of the event.
Rome, Italy· 2325 January 2013