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Nextgens Technologies
December 6–7, 2011 in Miami, Florida

Monday, December 5
7:00 PM
Reception and Dinner. Reception in the Metropolitan Ballroom Foyer; Dinner in the Metropolitan Ballroom, Section 2 (7:30 pm), 3rd floor

Tuesday, December 6
7:30 AM

Breakfast in the Metropolitan Ballroom, Section 2, 3rd floor

8:30 AM
Conference Welcome
8:40 AM
"Nextgens Technologies" Overview
Peter Cochrane, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
9:00 AM

Energy and Parallelism: The Challenge of Future Computing
William Dally, Chief Scientist, NVIDIA

9:45 AM

Integrated Nanosystems for Ultra-Miniaturized Information Technologies ... and More
James Ellenbogen, Chief Scientist, Nanosystems Group and Emerging Technologies Division, MITRE Corporation

10:15 AM
10:45 AM
The '"Wired" Universe of Organic Chemistry
Bartosz Grzybowski, Professor of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Systems, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
11:20 AM

Permanent Optical Data Storage
Matthew Linford, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Brigham Young University

11:50 AM

Printing Functional Materials
Jennifer Lewis, Hans Thurnauer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois

12:30 PM
Members' Working Lunch in the Metropolitan Ballroom, Section 2, 3rd floor
1:40 PM

Thinking on Writing: Digital Writing and Innovation
Jim Marggraff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Livescribe

2:15 PM

Big Broadband: Changing the Equation to Accelerate Innovation
Blair Levin, Communications and Society Fellow, Aspen Institute

2:50 PM

21st Century Design
Rob Girling, Principal and Co-Founder, Artefact Group

3:25 PM
3:55 PM

How To Fold Anything
Brian Chan, Instructor, MIT Hobby Shop

4:25 PM

Programmable Reality: The Next Generation of Physical Computing
Ivan Poupyrev, Senior Research Scientist, Disney Research

7:00 PM
Reception and Dinner at the Chophouse Miami at 300 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Miami 33131

Wednesday, December 7
7:30 AM

Breakfast in the Metropolitan Ballroom, Section 2, 3rd floor

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

The Acoustic-Electric Bridge: Traversing Metal Barriers Using Ultrasound
Tristan Lawry, Scientist, Applied Physical Sciences

9:15 AM
Rethinking Lithium Energy Storage and Battery Architecture
Roland Pitts, Founding Senior Research Scientist, Planar Energy
9:45 AM

Open Hardware Manufacturing (from China)
Jon Phillips, Founder and Developer, Fabricatorz

10:15 AM
10:45 AM

Acoustic Cloaking: Manipulating Sound with Artificial Materials
Bogdan Popa, Research Scientist, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Duke University

11:15 AM
Millimeter-Scale Computing
Dennis Sylvester, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan
12:00 PM
Interface Designs for Next-Generation Computers
Laura Lahti, Experience Designer and Adjunct Professor of Advertising, Academy of Art University
12:30 PM
Proactive, Context-Aware Assistants
Sunil Vemuri, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, reQall
1:00 PM
Members' Working Lunch in the Metropolitan Ballroom, Section 2, 3rd floor
2:10 PM

Caricature: Exploring the Art of Likeness and Exaggeration
Robert Bauer, Founder, Goofy Faces Caricatures

2:50 PM

Whacky Sea Creatures and Their Surprising Biomedical and Biotechnical Applications
Ellen Prager, President, Earth2Ocean, Inc.

3:30 PM
Conference Reflections
Bob Lucky, TTI/Vanguard Advisory Board
4:00 PM
Close of Conference
6:30 PM
Dinner: Poolside on the 19th floor

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