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Annual Meeting : 2008 Plenary Meeting

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

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

Algorithms and Incentives for  Social Robustness

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

Reid Hoffman, Chairman & President, LinkedIn

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

McCaw Hall
2:15 PM Professor Balaji Prabhakar, EE/CS, Stanford
Counter Braids: A Novel Counter Architecture
2:45 PM Professor Benjamin Van Roy, MS&E/EE, Stanford 
Information Technology and Financial Markets
3:15 PM Professor John Pauly, EE, Stanford
Minimally Invasive Image Guided Surgery
3:45 PM Break  
4:00 PM Professors Eric Roberts and Mehran Sahami, CS, Stanford
Expanding the Pipeline of Students in Computer Science
5:00 PM Poster Session & Reception McCaw Hall & Dwight Family Living Room, Alumni Center