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BiblioTech Conference - From Proust to Programming: Bridging the Gap Between the Humanities and the Tech World

Events

Date:

Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 8:00am - 1:30pm

Location:

Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center

Type:

Conference

BiblioTech Conference - From Proust to Programming: Bridging the Gap Between the Humanities and the Tech World

8:00 – 8:30

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome – Anaïs Saint-Jude, Director, BiblioTech Program

8:45 – 9:00

Opening Remarks – Debra Satz, Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts

9:00 – 9:30

Keynote – Geoffrey A. Moore, Managing Director, Geoffrey Moore Consulting; Venture Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures; Chairman Emeritus, TCG Advisors, The Chasm Institute and The Chasm Group

9:30 – 10:30

Making the Humanities Relevant to the Tech World: Doctoral Dissertation Pitches

9:30 – 9:35: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

9:35 – 9:40: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

9:40 – 9:45: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

9:45 – 9:50: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

9:50 – 10:30

Industry feedback on dissertation pitches

Moderator: Martin Giles, US Technology Correspondent for The Economist newspaper

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 – 11:45

Making the Humanities Relevant to the Tech World: Doctoral Dissertation Pitches

10:45 – 10:50: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

10:50 – 10:55: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

10:55 – 11:00: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

11:00 – 11:05: Doctoral Dissertation Pitch

11:05 – 11:45

Industry feedback on dissertation pitches

Moderator: Martin Giles, US Technology Correspondent for The Economist newspaper

11:45 – 12:30

Roundtable Discussion with Industry Leaders and Humanities Professionals: "Where do we go from here?"

Moderator: Martin Giles, US Technology Correspondent for The Economist newspaper

12:30 – 1:30Lunch

For more information, visit http://bibliotech.stanford.edu/conf12_home