Accelerating Change 2004 :: Physical Space, Virtual Space, and Interface
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Physical Space, Virtual Space, and Interface
Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, November 5
6:00 PM+ Friday Registration/Check In at SAP Labs, Palo Alto (Friday Details)
6:00 - 9:00 PM Friday Reception at SAP Labs, Palo Alto
9:00 PM+ Optional No-Host Dinners Near Stanford

SATURDAY, November 6
7:30 AM+ Saturday Registration/Check In at Tresidder Union, Stanford Uninversity
(Coffee, tea, juice, water provided)
8:30 - 8:45 AM John Smart - Introduction
8:45 - 9:30
Physical Space - Keynotes
Helen Greiner, iRobot
Mobile Robots - Saving Time, Money, and Lives
9:35 - 10:20 Shai Agassi, SAP
Achieving Enterprise Agility
10:20 - 10:35 BREAK
10:35 - 11:20
Physical Space - Breakouts
David Brin, Author-Physicist
Evaluating Horizons: What Limits Our Ability to Cope With Accelerating Change?
Jim Spohrer, IBM Almaden
Service Science: An Emerging Multidiscipline to Accelerate Innovation
11:20 - 11:35 BREAK
11:35 - 12:20 Gee Rittenhouse, Lucent Tech
Future of Wireless Networking
Bruce Hall, Digital Auto Drive
Autonomous Vehicle Navigation and the DARPA Grand Challenge
12:20 - 12:35
12:35 - 1:20
Physical Space - Panel Breakouts

Pervasive Computing Panel
Dana Blankenhorn, Writer and Consultant
The World of 'Always On'
Joachim Schaper, SAP
Smart Items in the Enterprise
Andreas Olligschlaeger, TruNorth
Advanced IT and Security Systems in Law Enforcement

Innovation Managers Panel
Cynthia Breazeale, Intel
Innovation Through IT: Enabling Systemic Innovation
Steve Jurvetson, DFJ
The Innovation Pipeline: Strategies at DFJ
Christine Peterson, Foresight Institute
Championing Nanotech Innovation: Lessons Learned
1:20 - 2:30 LUNCH (Provided) Lunch Intro: Alex Lightman, IPv6 Summit
2:35 - 3:15
Physical Space - Debate
David Brin (Physicist-Author) vs. Brad Templeton (EFF)
The Cost and Benefit of Transparency: How Far, How Fast, How Fair?
Moderator: Steve Jurvetson
3:15 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:15
Virtual Space - Keynote
Cory Ondrejka, Linden Lab
Living the Dream: Business, Community and Innovation at the Dawn of Digital Worlds
4:15 - 4:25 BREAK
4:25 - 5:10
Virtual Space - Breakouts
Keith Halper, Kuma Reality Games
Reality Games: The Next Revolution
Gordon Bell, Microsoft BARC
MyLifeBits: The Memex Vision and Implications
5:10 - 5:25 BREAK
5:25 - 6:10 Clark Aldrich, SimuLearn
Simulations and the Future of Learning
Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News
We, the Media: Journalism By and For the People
6:10 - 6:25 BREAK
6:25 - 7:10
Virtual Space - Panel Breakouts

Distance Infrastructure Panel
Milton Chen, VSee
Video and Collaboration Software for Afghanistan
Jeremy Bailenson, Stanford
Collaborative Virtual Environments
Dewayne Hendricks, Dandin
One Gigabit or Bust™ Initiative

Virtual Community and Education Panel
Nova Barlow, Themis Group
The Art of Community Management
Robin Harper, Linden Lab
Real Learning in Digital Worlds
Moderator: Clark Aldrich
8:45 - 9:45 Futuristically Incorrect!
9:45 - 10:00 BREAK
10:00 - 12:00 NightOwl Session
John Smart
, Simulation, Agents, and Accelerating Change: Personality Capture and the Linguistic User Interface
Jerry Paffendorf, Rise of the Virtual-to-Real Labor Force: 5 Free Ideas—from Underwear to Architecture

SUNDAY, November 7
8:30 - 8:35 AM Mark Finnern - Introduction
8:35 - 9:20
Virtual Space - Keynote
Will Wright, EA/Maxis
Sculpting Possibility Space
9:25 - 10:10

Virtual Space - Panel Debate
Brian Green (NDS), Jamie Hale (Gaming Open Market),
Daniel James
(Three Rings), and Steve Salyer (IGE), on
Real Money in Virtual Economies: The Future of User-Created Content
Moderator: Cory Ondrejka

10:10 - 10:25 BREAK
10:25 - 11:10
Interface - Keynotes
Doug Engelbart, Bootstrap Institute
Large-Scale Collective IQ: Facilitating its Evolution
11:10 - 11:15 BREAK
11:15 - 12:00 Richard Marks, Sony Computer Entertainment America
You are Player One: User Interfaces in Interactive Entertainment
12:00 - 12:15 BREAK
12:15 - 1:00
Interface - Breakouts
Peter Thiel, Clarium Capital
Virtual Money, Privacy, and Freedom
John Mauldin, Millennium Wave Advisors
Bull's Eye Investing: Thriving in a Secular Bear Market
1:00 - 2:25 LUNCH (No-Host)
2:25 - 2:30 Evaluations and Mints
2:30 - 3:15 Peter Norvig, Google
Web Search as a Force for Good
BJ Fogg, Stanford University
Captology: Understanding How Computers Manipulate People
3:15 - 3:25 BREAK
3:25 - 4:10
Interface - Panel Breakouts

Natural Interface Panel
Tim Sibley, StreamSage
Language Processing: Is the Acceleration Missing?
Wlodek Zadrozny, IBM Research
Text Analytics for Intangible Asset Valuation
Rich Skrenta,
Text Analytics for News

Social Software Panel
Lada Adamic, HP Labs
Implicit Structure and the Dynamics of Blogspace
Peter Kaminski, SocialText
Enterprising Social Software: Wikis and Weblogs
Zack Rosen, CivicSpace
Empowering Democracy through Social Software
4:10 - 4:25 BREAK
4:25 - 5:10
Interface - Panel Discussion/Debate
Jaron Lanier, VPL Research vs. Will Wright (Maxis/EA)
Finding Humanity in the Interface: Capacity Atrophy or Augmentation?
Moderator: Mark Finnern
5:10 - 5:20 Closing Remarks
6:00 PM + Lounge, Optional No-Host Dinners Off Campus at 6pm



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Special Events

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Collective Intelligence Dinner

Futuristically Incorrect

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