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Smart(er) Data - Draft Agenda
February 20–21, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia

Tuesday, February 19
7:00 pm
Welcome Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, February 20
7:30 am


8:30 am
Conference Welcome
Leonard Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:40 am
Conference Overview
Doug Lenat, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:20 am
Making Sense of the Semantic Web
Nova Spivack, Founder and CEO, Radar Networks
10:10 am
10:30 am
Knowledge, Knowledge, Everywhere…
James Hendler, Senior Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
11:15 am
Enterprise Information Management: Delivering Holistic Information to Business Processes
Dave Reiner, Senior Technologist, EMC
11:50 pm
An Interview with Marvin Minsky
Marvin Minsky, Professor, Media Arts and Sciences, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
12:50 pm
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 pm
Reality vs. Subjective Reality
Dan Ariely, Professor, MIT and Author, Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
2:50 pm
extreme Business Intelligence: Applications and Business Issues
Stephen Brobst, Chief Technology Officer, Teradata
3:40 pm
4:10 pm
Data and Context
James Randi, Founder, James Randi Educational Foundation
7:00 pm
Reception and Dinner

Thursday, February 21
7:30 am


8:30 am
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 am
Representation, Representation, Representation
Terry Jones, CEO, Fluidinfo
9:30 am

What I Mean by Ontology (and Other Language Games)
Jamie Taylor, Minister of Information, Metaweb Technologies

10:15 am
10:45 am
Knowledge Routing in the Enterprise: New Options in the Web 2.0 Era
David Gilmour, Founder, President, and CEO, Tacit Software
11:30 am
Smart Data and Wicked Problems
Paul Borrill, President, Replicus Software
12:15 pm
Animetrics: Where Face is the Currency of Privilege
Michael Miller, Chief Scientist and Founder, Animetrics
12:50 pm
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 pm
Real-Time Personalization
Bruce D’Ambrosio, VP and Chief Architect, On-Demand Personalization, ATG
2:35 pm
Smarter Data with Smarter Disc Drives
Erik Riedel, Seagate Research
2:50 pm
Virtual Blight
Richard DeMillo, Dean, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
3:30 pm
Conference Wrap-up
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 pm
Close of Conference
6:30 pm

Friday, February 22
7:00 am


8:00 am
Field Trip to Georgia Tech
8:45 am
Welcome and Overview
Rich DeMillo, Dean, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:00 am

Group Tours

12:15 pm
Additional Exhibits and Lunch
1:00 pm
Depart for Airport

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