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Agenda

Japan-Taiwan Academic Forum 2010

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Time 

Description 

Location 

All day 

Arrival and pre-registration 

Sheraton Taipei Hotel 

 

Monday, May 17, 2010

Time 

Description 

Location 

08:00–08:30

Registration 

GIS NTU Convention Center – Socrates Chamber 

08:30–08:45

Welcome and Microsoft Research Asia Overview    Video

Hsiao-Wuen Hon, Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia  

08:45–09:00

Opening Remarks: Content Science    Video

Lin-Shan Lee, Dean, College of EE and CS, National Taiwan University

09:00–09:15 

Japan Academic Collaboration Update    Video

Sadaoki Furui, AAC Director, Tokyo Institute of Technology 

09:15–10:10

Microsoft Research Asia Updates    Video

  • Mobility, Devices, and Systems Research
    Feng Zhao, Assistant Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Empowering People with Knowledge – the Next Frontier for Web Search
    Wei-Ying Ma, Assistant Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Microsoft Research Asia Vision and Graphics Research
    Baining Guo, Assistant Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia
10:10–10:20 Break
10:20–11:00

Demo Session – Microsoft Research Asia    Video

  • eHealth – Eric Chang (20 min.)   
    Senior Director of Technology and Strategy, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Mobile Surface Live – Chunhui Zhang (20 min.)
    Lead Researcher, Microsoft Research Asia

11:00–11:50

Research Overview – National Taiwan University

  • Ja-Ling Wu (15 min.)    Video
    Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Topic: Content Science – Media Computing
  • Shou-De Lin (15 min.)    Video
    Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Topic: Content Science – Social Computing
  • Yi-Ping Hung (15 min.)    Video
    Director, Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University
    Topic: Content Science – Attentive Computing
11:50–12:00 Photo session

12:00–13:00

Lunch

GIS Hall, B1 

13:00–13:05

Microsoft Research Asia University Relations Overview    Video

Lolan Song, Senior Director of University Relations, Microsoft Research Asia

GIS NTU Convention Center – Socrates Chamber  

13:05–14:30

Shotgun Session: Japan Collaborative Research (CORE) Projects    Video

20 Principal Investigators from Japan
(8 min. each)

14:30–14:50

Pitch Session    Video

10 PIs from Japan, 10 PIs from Taiwan
(1 min. each) 

14:50–15:50

Poster Session   

Japan and Taiwan Faculty Members 

15:50–16:00   Break   
16:00–17:10

Group Discussions

PIs from Japan

  1. Natural User Interface (NUI)
  2. Intelligent Agent
  3. Cloud and Client  

GIS NTU Convention Center –

Group 1: Alexandria Chamber

Group 2: John Locke Chamber

Group 3: Archimedes Chamber 

17:10–17:20 Closing  GIS NTU Convention Center – Socrates Chamber 
17:30–18:00 Transportation to dinner venue  
18:00–20:00 Dinner  Sheraton Taipei Hotel 

 

Japan-Taiwan Academic Forum