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TechFest 2007
TechFest 2007

Microsoft Research TechFest provides a strategic forum for Microsoft researchers to connect with the broader group of Microsoft employees and product managers. Hundreds of researchers from Microsoft’s worldwide labs in China, England, India and the US gather for the annual event at the company’s corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington. They come together to exchange ideas with colleagues, show off their latest innovations, and shine a light into the future of computing.

Rick Rashid  

Keynote Speaker

 

Rick Rashid, Senior Vice President, Microsoft Research

 

(Windows Media Player 9 or later required to watch the keynote.)
 

   

TechFest Galleries

 

Stroll through the picture gallery or watch demos.

 

Feature Stories
Providing Accurate, More Secure Information Providing Accurate, More Secure Information
TechFest 2007, Microsoft Research’s seventh annual innovation extravaganza, features a pair of demos addressing difficult challenges in the areas of data accuracy and more secure authentication.
Improving Collaboration and Communication Improving Collaboration and Communication
Among the many innovative demos on display during TechFest 2007, Microsoft Research’s annual showcase for promising research projects, a couple of the most compelling displays feature ways to make it easier for people to collaborate and communicate.
Making the Web People-Friendly Making the Web People-Friendly
A couple of demos on display during TechFest, Microsoft Research’s annual showcase of research projects, promise to make the Internet more user-friendly.
Changing of the Guard: A Conversation with Dan Ling and Rico Malvar Changing of the Guard: A Conversation with Dan Ling and Rico Malvar
Dan Ling, retiring corporate vice president of Microsoft Research, discusses transition and continuity with Rico Malvar, who will be taking the reins as managing director of Microsoft Research Redmond.
TechFest ’07: Innovation on Inimitable Display TechFest ’07: Innovation on Inimitable Display
The magic of technology takes center stage March 7-8 during TechFest 2007, Microsoft Research’s annual celebration of innovation.