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Extreme Interfaces
September 14-15, 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland

TUESDAY, September 13
7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Buffet Dinner

WEDNESDAY, September 14 - CONFERENCE
8:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am
Conference Welcome
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:15 am
Conference Overview
Nicholas Negroponte, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:45 am
Display Futures
Mary Lou Jepsen, Founder, Jepsen Optical Engineering
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Immersive and Augmented Environments
Scott Fisher, Chair, Interactive Media Division, USC School of Cinema-Television
11:45 am
The Problems and Promises of Haptics
Sile O’Modhrain, Lecturer, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queens University
12:30 am
Haptic Chameleon Technology
Georg Michelitsch, Co-founder and CEO, CONANTE Advanced Interface Solutions
1:00 pm
Lunch
2:15 pm
From Mind to Movement: The Emergence of Brain Interface Technology
John Donoghue, Professor of Neuroscience, Brown University and Founder, Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems
3:00 pm
The Blue Brain Project
Henry Markram, Co-director, Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
The Power of Persuasion
Martin Illsley, Director of Research, Accenture Technology Labs Europe
4:30 pm
Spatially Direct Interface
John Underkoffler, Science and Technology Advisor, Treadle and Loam
7:30 pm
Reception and Dinner

THURSDAY, September 15 - CONFERENCE
8:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
9:30 am
From Interface to Inner Thought
Alan Kay, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
10:15 am

Revolutionizing Spoken Language Learning in China
Pengkai Pan, CEO and Founder, Saybot

11:00 am
Break
11:30 am
New Horizons for Orthotic and Prosthetic Technology: Merging Body and Machine
Hugh Herr, Director, Biomechatronics Group, MIT Media Lab
12:45 pm
Using Robots to Control Animals
Alexandre Colot, Project and Services Manager, K-Team, S.A.
12:45 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm
Ubiquitous 3D Interfaces in Personal Virtual Assistants
Michael Robinson, Founder, Pool Entertainment
2:45 pm
CERN and Grid Computing
Wolfgang von Ruden, Department Head, CERN IT
3:30 pm
Conference Wrap-Up
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference

FRIDAY, September 16 - FIELD TRIP
8:30 am
Departure for Field Trip to CERN

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