Japan CORE Project Workshop 2013

May 23, 2013 | Beijing, China

Microsoft Research Asia held the annual workshop of Japan's CORE (collaborative research) projects in Beijing on May 23, 2013. Approximately 50 faculty members, students, and Microsoft researchers discussed current research topics and reviewed Japan's collaborative research projects. Presenters introduced some of the latest projects from Microsoft Research and Microsoft technologies, and the workshop included demo and poster sessions as well as academic discussions about the latest research trends.

Agenda

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Time

Description

Location

09:00–09:30

Registration

Conference Room,
Microsoft Research Asia


 

09:30–09:40

Opening and welcome
Hsiao-Wuen Hon, managing director, Microsoft Research Asia

09:40–11:50

Shotgun session: Japan Collaborative Research (CORE8) Projects
12 principal investigators
(7 minutes talk and 3 minutes Q&A each)

11:50–12:00

Photo session

12:00–14:00

Poster and demo session with lunch

Open discussions

Lounge Area, Microsoft Research Asia 

14:00–15:00

Microsoft Research Asia demo session

Conference Room, Microsoft Research Asia

15:00–16:30 

Microsoft Research Asia updates 

  • Haixun Wang, senior researcher, Web Search and Data Mining Group
  • Frank Soong, principal researcher and research manager, Speech Group
16:30–18:00    

Invited Talk: eScience project from China faculty 

  • Winnie Cui, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Yan Xu, Beihang University
  • Chunmiao Zheng, Peking University
  • Zheping Xu, Chinese Academy of Science

18:00–18:05

Event wrap-up and closing

 

18:05–18:15

Transport to dinner venue

18:15–20:00

Dinner

 

  

Workshop Venue

Microsoft Research Asia
Building 2, No. 5 Dan Ling Street,
Haidian District
Beijing, P.R. China, 100080

Tel: (86-10) 5917-8888

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