Annual Meeting : 2008 Plenary Meeting


Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Location: Fisher Conference Center, Arrillaga Alumni Center

8:00am - 8:30am
Check-In & Breakfast
8:30am - 8:45am
Welcome & Introductions
8:45am - 12:15pm     Morning Session:  Social Networking
8:45am - 9:15am
David Pennock, Principal Research Scientist, Yahoo!
Virtual Currencies
9:15am - 9:45am
Professor Amin Saberi, MS&E, Stanford
Epidemics in Social Networks
9:45am - 10:00am
10:00am - 10:30am
Professor Ashish Goel, MS&E, Stanford

Algorithms and Incentives for  Social Robustness

10:30am - 11:00am John Carnahan, Chief Scientist, Fox Interactive Media/MySpace
11:00am - 11:45pm Professor Vladlen Koltun, CS, Stanford
Virtual Worlds
11:45am - 12:15pm Discussion / Q&A - Professor Hector Garcia-Molina, CS/EE, Stanford, Moderator  
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Reid Hoffman, Chairman & President, LinkedIn

Networks and Reputation: The Future of Professional Identity, Representation, and Collaboration

McCaw Hall
2:15pm - 5:00pm Afternoon Session:  Faculty Talks
2:15pm - 2:45pm Professor Balaji Prabhakar, EE/CS, Stanford
Counter Braids: A Novel Counter Architecture
2:45pm - 3:15pm Professor Benjamin Van Roy, MS&E/EE, Stanford
Information Technology and Financial Markets
3:15pm - 3:45pm Professor John Pauly, EE, Stanford
Minimally Invasive Image Guided Surgery
3:45pm - 4:00pm Break  
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Professors Eric Roberts and Mehran Sahami, CS, Stanford
Expanding the Pipeline of Students in Computer Science

5:00pm - 7:00pm Poster Session & Reception McCaw Hall & Dwight Family Living Room, Alumni Center