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Agenda

PhD Summer School 2012
July 2–6, 2012 | Cambridge, UK

Final Agenda 

Monday, 2 July 2012

Time  Event/Topic

15:00

Students staying at Selwyn College get the keys to their rooms

16:00

Welcome and tea

16:30

Bus transportation from Selwyn College to the go-karting venue

17:00

Go-karting and dinner (casual clothing; we recommend wearing old shoes)

Note: The number of spaces for go-karting is limited, so we'll select drivers on a first-come first-served basis.

22:00

Bus transportation back to Selwyn College

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Time  Event/Topic

09:00

Bus to Microsoft Research

09:30

Registration

10:15

Welcome
Scarlet Schwiderski-Grosche (Microsoft Research)

10:30  Microsoft Research Cambridge Lab Overview
Ken Woodberry (Microsoft Research) 

11:00

Functional First Programming in an Information-Rich World

Kenji Takeda (Microsoft Research)

12:00

Lunch and poster session 1

14:00

Parallel sessions

15:00 Break 
15:15 Parallel sessions
16:15 Break
16:45

Parallel sessions

17:45 Bus transportation to punting location
18:00 Punting on the River Cam
19:30 Dinner at The Riverside Restaurant

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Time  Event/Topic 

09:00

Bus to Microsoft Research

09:30

Microsoft Academic Search
Alex Wade (Microsoft Research)

10:30

Break

11:00

How to Write a Great Research Paper

Simon Peyton-Jones (Microsoft Research)

12:00

Lunch and poster session 2

14:00

How to Give a Great Research Talk

Simon Peyton-Jones (Microsoft Research)

15:00

Parallel sessions

16:00

Break

16:30

Parallel sessions

17:00 

Parallel sessions

  • Gadgeteer Workshop
    Steven Johnston (University of Southampton)
  • F# Tutorial
    Tomas Petricek (Cambridge University)
 

19:00

Bus transportation to Selwyn College

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Time  Event/Topic 

09:00

Bus to Microsoft Research

09:30

Body Part Recognition: Making Kinect Robust
Jamie Shotton (Microsoft Research)

10:30

Break

11:00

Rough Guide to Being an Entrepreneur
Jack Lang (University of Cambridge)

12:00

Lunch and poster session 3

14:00

Strategic Thinking for Researchers
Andy Gordon (Microsoft Research)

14:30 Can Computers Understand Their Own Programs?
Tony Hoare (Microsoft Research) 

15:00

Break

15:15

The EDSAC Replica Project

Andrew Herbert

16:15

DemoFest

17:45

Bus transportation to Jesus College

18:00

Drinks, more drinks, and group photo

19:15

Dinner at Jesus College

Friday, 6 July 2012

Time  Event/Topic 

09:00

Bus to Microsoft Research

09:30

Intellectual Property at Microsoft 
Pablo Tapia (Microsoft Research) 

10:30

Break

11:00

How to Present a Poster at an International Conference

Sue Duraikan (Duraikan Training)

12:00

BBQ

13:30

End

* TRANSFORM is a Marie-Curie Initial Training Network on Theoretical Foundations of Transactional Memory. There are TRANSFORM training activities co-located with the School and specific TRANSFORM sessions indicated accordingly.