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Hacking Life


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Hacking Life
February 22–23, 2012 in San Jose, California

Tuesday, February 21
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner (Dinner at 7:00 pm)
Reception in the Pagoda Restaurant (lobby level); Dinner in Club Regent (lobby level)

Wednesday, February 22
7:30 AM

Breakfast in the Gold Room

8:30 AM
Conference Welcome
Len Kleinrock, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
8:50 AM
Coping with Radical Change
Eric Haseltine, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:20 AM

Biology: On the Cusp of Quantum Change
William Haseltine, Founder and President, ACCESS Health International

10:00 AM

The Brain-Machine-Brain Interface
Miguel Nicolelis, Co-Director, Center for Neuroengineering, Duke University

10:40 AM
11:10 AM
Founder's Panel
Alan Kay, Nicholas Negroponte, David Reed, and Doug Lenat, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board, John Hockenberry, Journalist, PRI/WNYC Public Radio International
11:50 AM
A Platform for Tissue Engineering
Lawrence Bonassar, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
12:30 PM
Members' Working Lunch in Club Regent
1:30 PM

Deep Brain Stimulation Systems
Kendall Lee, Director, Neural Engineering Laboratories, Mayo Clinic

2:10 PM

Automating the Analysis of Genomic and Biological Data
Robert Murphy, Director, Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University

2:50 PM
3:20 PM

Digitally Enabled Genomic Medicine
Larry Smarr, Founding Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2)

4:00 PM

The Computer History Museum: Background and Primer
Gordon Bell, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board

5:00 PM

Departure to Computer History Museum

5:45 PM

Tour of Computer History Museum

7:00 PM
Dinner and Reception at Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043, +1 650.810.1010

Thursday, February 23
7:30 AM

Breakfast in the Gold Room

8:30 AM
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
8:45 AM

Tools to Analyze Complex Models
Andrew Phillips, Head, Bio Computation Group, Microsoft Research

9:20 AM
Biological Cloud Computing Systems
Adam Arkin, Director, Physical Biosciences Division, E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
10:00 AM

Data Analytics and Wellness Calculators
Jini Kim, Founder NunaHealth

10:30 AM
11:00 AM

Pioneers and Renegades
John Markoff, Senior Writer, The New York Times, Federico Faggin, President, Federico and Elvia Faggin Foundation, and Rhiju Das, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Physics, Stanford University School of Medicine

11:40 AM
The "Biology" of Stuxnet
Carey Nachenberg, Symantec Fellow, Symantec
12:20 PM
The Sci-Fi View
Vernor Vinge, Author
1:00 PM
Members' Working Lunch in Club Regent
2:10 PM

Open Science and Scientific Data
Jonathan Eisen, Professor, University of California, Davis Genome Center

2:50 PM

The DIY Bio Movement
Josh Perfetto, Co-Founder, Seqify

3:30 PM
Conference Reflections
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 PM
Close of Conference
6:30 PM

Friday, February 24
7:30 AM

Breakfast in Club Regent

8:00 AM
Field Trip to Human Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (H-STAR), Stanford University
12:30 PM
1:00 PM
Departure for airport and return to hotel

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