Annual Meeting : 2011 Plenary Session


Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Location: Fisher Conference Center, Arrillaga Alumni Center

8:30am - 9:00am Check-in and Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am Welcome - Mendel Rosenblum, Jennifer Widom, Abbas El Gamal, Stanford
Overivew of Plenary Session - John Ousterhout, Stanford, Annual Meeting Chair
9:15am - 9:45am Computational Photography and the Stanford Frankencamera - Marc Levoy, Stanford  
9:45am - 10:15am It Pays to do the Right Thing: Incentive Mechanisms for Societal Networks - Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford  
10:15am - 10:45am Break  
10:45am - 11:15am OpenFlow and Software Defined Networking - Guru Parulkar, Stanford
11:15am - 11:45am Machine Learning and AI via Brain Simulations - Andrew Ng, Stanford
11:45am - 12:15pm Using Influence to Understand Complex Systems - Alex Aiken, Stanford
12:15pm - 2:00pm Lunch in McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Guest speaker: James Hamilton, VP & Distinguished Engineer, Amazon Web Services - Cloud Computing is Driving Infrastructure Innovation
  Afternoon Theme: Datacenter Talks/Panel
2:00pm - 2:30pm RAMCloud: The Future of Datacenter Storage? - John Ousterhout, Stanford  
2:30pm - 3:00pm Low Latency RPC in RAMCloud - Mendel Rosenblum, Stanford  
3:00pm - 3:30pm Buffers: The Great Boon and Bane of Packet Switching - Balaji Prabhakar, Stanford  
3:30pm - 3:45pm Break  
3:45pm - 4:15pm Green Clouds: The Next Frontier - Partha Ranganathan, HP Labs  
4:15pm - 4:45pm Rethinking Servers and Data Centers - Amir Michael, Facebook  
4:45pm - 5:15pm Datacenter Panel discussion  
5:15pm - 7:30pm PhD Poster Session & Reception in McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center