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December 10–11, 2013 in San Francisco, California

Monday, december 9
6:00 PM
First Timers Pre-Reception Welcome
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, december 10
7:30 AM


8:30 AM
Conference Welcome
8:45 AM
Conference Overview
Steven Cherry, Director, TTI/Vanguard
9:00 AM
Disruptive Investment
Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
9:40 AM
The Retro Tricorders of the 21st Century
Walter De Brouwer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Scanadu
10:10 AM
Augmenting Reality for Games and Reality
Jeri Ellsworth, Co-Founder, Technical Illusions
10:45 AM
11:15 AM
High Performance Computing with FPGAs
Rishiyur Nikhil, Chief Technical Officer, Bluespec
11:45 AM
Crowd-Powered Systems
Michael Bernstein, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
12:15 PM
Smarter, Better, Faster, Stronger: Lit Motors and The Future of Transportation
Danny Kim, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lit Motors
12:45 PM
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 PM
Separating Windows From the Computer
Anders Nancke-Krogh, Founder, MOSAIQQ
2:35 PM
Human-to-Human Brain Interfaces
Rajesh Rao, Associate Professor, University of Washington
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
A New Number Format: The UNUM
John Gustafson, Chief Technology Officer, Ceranovo, Inc.
4:10 PM
Intel Talent Search Finalists
4:40 PM
John Perry Barlow, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
5:00 PM
Close of First Day
6:30 PM
Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, december 11
7:30 AM


8:30 AM
Conference Preview: Embracing Blur, February 19-21, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia
8:45 AM
Mining Big Corporate Data—Competitively
Anthony Goldbloom, Founder, Kaggle
9:20 AM
A Conversation With:
Wesley Chan, General Partner, Google Ventures and Ken Hertz, Member, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:45 AM
AI and Creative Acts: Then, Now, and WOW
Edward Feigenbaum, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
10:10 AM
Thermal Imaging: Moving Beyond Military and Industrial Applications
Bill Parrish, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Tyrian Systems
10:40 AM
11:10 AM
Revolutionizing Computing and Communications with Silicon Photonics
Mario Paniccia, Intel Fellow and General Manager, Silicon Photonics Organization
11:40 AM
Outsourced Prototyping
Brian Wilfley, Chief Scientist, TripleRing
12:10 PM
TTI/Vanguard Announcements
12:20 PM
The Digital Life of People and Things
Scott Walchek, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Trōv
12:50 PM
Members' Working Lunch
2:00 PM
A Better Fitness Monitor
Marco Della Torre, Vice President of Product Science, Basis Science Inc.
2:30 PM
Mining the Sea of Oceanic Data with Autonomous Robots
Ed Lu, Chief of Innovative Applications, Liquid Robotics
3:00 PM
Controlling Computers With Thought
Tan Le, Co-Founder and President, Emotiv Systems
3:30 PM
Conference Reflections
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 PM
Close of Conference

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