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2016
Monday, October 3rd
9:30 AM

National Writers Panel: “Reporting on Emerging Technologies”

Natalie DiBlasio, USA Today
Emily Dreyfuss, Wired
Quentin Hardy, The New York Times
Katy Steinmetz, Time

9:30 AM

10:45 AM

AI Easy vs AI Hard

Jennifer Neville, Purdue University

Fowler

10:45 AM

12:00 PM

Cyber Security & Social Media: How Big is Your Digital Footprint and Why Should You Care

Marcus Rogers, Purdue University

Fowler

12:00 PM

The Power of Procrastination/The Science Gap

Jorge Cham, PHD Comics

Loeb

12:00 PM

1:15 PM

Global Coordination of Technology Policies: Indispensable; Sisyphean

David Hummels, Krannert

Fowler

1:15 PM

The Linguistics Secrets Found in Billions of Emoji

Gretchen McCulloch

STEW 218 CD

1:15 PM

2:30 PM

Computer as a partner! It is all within the reach of our hands!

Karthik Ramani, Purdue University

Fowler

2:30 PM

What’s Funny and Why AI

Bob Mankoff, The New Yorker

STEW 218 CD

2:30 PM

3:45 PM

My Life as a Robot

Emily Dreyfuss, WIRED

STEW 218 AB

3:45 PM

4:30 PM

Encryption technology should have backdoors: Purdue V.S. Indiana University exhibition student debate

Benjamin Tally
Alan Min
Adam Hassanein
Andrea Drygas

Loeb

4:30 PM

6:00 PM

Uber Yourself Before you get Kodak’ed

Marcus Shingles, XPRIZE Foundation

Fowler/Loeb

6:00 PM

Tuesday, October 4th
9:00 AM

Nature of Future Jobs: Innovations Designed for Human Instincts

Karthik Kannan, Purdue University

STEW 214 ABCD

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

College of Agriculture Virtual Science Zip Trips & Behind the Scenes Production

Steve Doyle

STEW 206

10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Political Determinants of Competition

Mara Faccio, Purdue University

STEW 278

10:15 AM

Witnessing a Rise of Uninhabited Bridges - Meet the Internet Troll

Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar, Purdue University

STEW 214 ABCD

10:15 AM

11:30 AM

Infectious Diseases and the Game of Thrones: Can new technologies prevent epidemics of mosquito-borne diseases?

Cate Hill, Purdue University

STEW 206

11:30 AM

Understanding the Perils of our Power Grid Security

Chris Unton, Utilicast

STEW 278

11:30 AM

Virtual Reality: When “Real” Becomes Real

David Whittinghill, Purdue University

STEW 214 ABCD

11:30 AM

1:00 PM

The Future of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality

Aleshia Hayes, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

STEW 278

1:00 PM

The Little Program that Cried Wolf

James Hill, Purdue University

STEW 214 ABCD

1:00 PM

You Think You Know What Food Caused Your Diarrhea – Detangling Food Safety and Food Quality

Haley Oliver, Purdue University

STEW 206

1:00 PM

2:15 PM

Beating AI at its own game with human computation

Alex Quinn, Purdue University

STEW 214 ABCD

2:15 PM

Can Information Technology End the Productivity Slump and Revive the Economy?

Bret Swanson, Entropy Capital

STEW 278

2:15 PM

The Science and Science Fiction of GMOs: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

William M. Muir, Purdue University

STEW 206

2:15 PM

3:03 PM

Privacy and Information Security: The evolving threat vector of proximity data

Mike Fong, Privoro

STEW 214 ABCD

3:03 PM

3:30 PM

Dissecting the frog: What Can We Learn From Computers (Not) Understanding Humor

Julia Taylor Rayz, Purdue University

STEW 278

3:30 PM

Why is Our Plumbing Harming Us?

Andy Whelton, Purdue University

STEW 206

3:30 PM

6:30 PM

The Circle

Dave Eggers

Fowler

6:30 PM