Bringing together computer scientists and thought leaders from academia, government, and research institutes
Each year, Microsoft Research hosts a series of summits around the world. These events provide a forum for exploring research results and directions and foster conversations among scientists, faculty, and up-and-coming new students about cross-discipline opportunities.
- Faculty Summit 2015
At the the sixteenth annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, leading academic researchers and educators will meet with Microsoft researchers and engineers to share ideas and results about some of today’s most exciting new directions in computer science. The key focus of this year’s summit is artificial intelligence (AI) with sessions on questioning and answering, vision to language, commonsense reasoning, and integrative AI.
Redmond, WA, US· 89 July 2015
- Asia Faculty Summit 2014
The Asia Faculty Summit 2014 is organized by Microsoft Research Asia and conducted in partnership with Tsinghua University. It brings together leading academic researchers, educators, and Microsoft researchers to discuss topics related to the theme “Computing in Science.” Cross-disciplinary collaborations in research and education will be addressed and explored, as well as how academia and computer science students can be better equipped to work with other disciplines in data-intensive sciences.
Beijing, China· 3031 October 2014
- Faculty Summit 2014
At the the fifteenth annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, leading academic researchers and educators met with Microsoft researchers and engineers to share innovative ideas and developments, and to assess and explore today’s computing opportunities.
Redmond, WA, US· 1415 July 2014
- Latin American Faculty Summit 2014
The 2014 Latin American Faculty Summit brought together thought leaders from academia, government, and Microsoft from a broad range of disciplines including computer science, engineering, mathematics, and economics. Participants explored the latest advances in computing research, discussed challenges that the community faces, and investigated the best approaches to address those challenges and identify new research opportunities.
Viña del Mar, Chile· 79 May 2014
- Faculty Summit 2013
The fourteenth annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit brought 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 that were discussed this year included machine and human intelligence, software engineering, computer vision, and quantum computing.
Redmond, WA, US· 1516 July 2013
- Asia Faculty Summit 2012
The Asia Faculty Summit brought together leading researchers and educators to explore research technologies, advanced research directions, research-funding practices, next-generation education, and the development of new talent in computer science-related fields. Participants had the opportunity to interact directly with visionaries who work in significant technical areas and to communicate directly with researchers who are involved in some of the most advanced research and technologies.
Tianjin, China· 2627 October 2012
- Faculty Summit 2012
Technological advancement has always been driven by the need to solve real-world problems, whether social or scientific. Today, computing research and technology continue to provide novel approaches to meeting such challenges. The 2012 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit united academic researchers; educators; and Microsoft researchers, product group engineers, and architects to explore new opportunities in computer-science research and advances that address real-world challenges.
Redmond, WA, U.S.· 1618 July 2012
- Latin American Faculty Summit 2012
The need to solve real-world problems, whether social or scientific, has provided the impetus for technological advancements over the years; computing research and technology provide novel approaches to meet these challenges. For the 2012 Latin American Faculty Summit, Microsoft Research united academic researchers; educators; and Microsoft researchers, product group engineers, and architects to explore new opportunities in computer-science research and and advances that adress such challenges.
Riviera Maya, Mexico· 2325 May 2012
- Faculty Summit Redmond:
2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 |
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- Latin American Summit:
- Asia Faculty Summit:
2014, Beijing, China
2012, Tianjin, China
2010, Shanghai, China
2008, Beijing, China
- TechVista India:
2007, New Delhi
- Computing in the 21st Century: