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Want to See Bill Gates Speak Live (via Webcast)? Watch @ Microsoft Research!

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IT Manager Connection - Bill Gates, Krysta Svore, Doug Burger, David Pennock--Microsoft Research Faculty Summit to Be Streamed Live July 15

From the ACM Bulletin on this noteworthy event: 
”Join us for a broadcast of the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit streamed live from Redmond on Monday, July 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PDT (12:00 to 8:30 p.m. EDT). This free online event offers highlights, such as the opening and closing keynotes, streamed on location from the Faculty Summit. Plus, you'll hear from leading scientific and academic researchers who are making social and scientific advances-from prediction engines to quantum computing breakthroughs-with the help of technology.


Watch the Faculty Summit live!

Our program includes these featured speakers. 
Bill Gates 
Krysta Svore 
Doug Burger 
David Pennock

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Join us for a broadcast of the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit streamed live from Redmond on Monday, July 15, from 09:00 to 17:30 Pacific Daylight Time. This free online event offers highlights,...

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You can view Faculty Summit sessions here, at your convenience, after July 15. Please check back and watch these videos plus bonus segments.


Now that's a bunch of interesting topics. Sure it's not going to help me create my LOB's of today, but it sure sounds like some interesting stuff (just imagine the dinner discussions! :)

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