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December 6–7, 2012 in Seattle, Washington

9:30 AM
Field Trip to Boeing Everett Manufacturing/Industrial Center and Neitz Lab, University of Washington
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner (Dinner at 7:00 pm)

7:30 AM


8:30 AM
Conference Welcome
8:40 AM
Conference Overview
Mike Hawley, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:00 AM

Rethinking Industrial Research in the 21st Century
Justin Rattner, Chief Technology Officer, Intel

9:45 AM

Light Fields and The Future of Imaging
Ren Ng, Founder and Executive Chairman, Lytro, Inc.

10:30 AM
11:00 AM

Femto-Photography: Looking Around Corners and Trillion FPS Imaging
Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab

11:40 AM
From Robots to Thermostats: The Intersection of Human and Machine Learning
Yoky Matsuoka, Vice President, Technology, Nest Labs
12:20 PM
Members' Working Lunch
1:30 PM

Solving Impossible Problems
Nathan Myhrvold, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Intellectual Ventures

2:15 PM

Nanoparticle Self- and Directed-Assembly
Eric Furst, Director, Center for Molecular & Engineering Thermodynamics, University of Delaware

2:45 PM

Non-Invasive Sensing of Voltage and Its Application to Adaptive Brain Interfaces
Andrew Hibbs, Chief Executive Officer, Quantum Applied Science and Research

3:20 PM
3:50 PM

Email: Getting the Message
Hanoch Levy,
Co-Founder, Syntomo

4:20 PM
Anternet: The Diverse Networking Solutions of Ant Colonies
Deborah Gordon, Professor of Biology, Stanford University
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner (Dinner at 7:00 pm)

7:30 AM

Breakfast in the Princessa Ballroom

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

Kinect and the Impact of Natural User Interfaces
Marc Whitten, Corporate Vice President, Xbox Live, Microsoft

9:30 AM

Adaptive Spaces: New Paradigms in Museum Design
Michael Doyle, President, National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago and Leslie Ventsch, Director of Design, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

10:10 AM
10:45 AM

Tracking, Augmented Reality, and Broadcast Television
Stan Honey, Director of Technology, America's Cup Event Authority

11:30 AM
Gigapixel Television
David Brady, Michael J. Fitzpatrick Endowed Professor of Photonics, Duke University
12:10 PM
Re-Imagining Security for the Internet of Everything: Lessons from Troy and Byzantium
Simon Crosby, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Bromium
12:45 PM
Members' Working Lunch
1:50 PM

Open-Source Machine Vision Systems
Nathan Oostendorp, Founder and Chief Product Architect, Sight Machine

2:20 PM

Future of the Grid with Regenerative Air Energy Storage
Amir Pourmousa, Analysis Group Manager, Lightsail Energy

2:50 PM
Engaged Learning
Zoran Popović, Director, Center for Game Science, University of Washington
3:30 PM
Conference Reflections
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 PM
Close of Conference

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