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Media Advisory: Research That’s Changing the World

Research That's Changing the World: The Latest in Computing and Innovation

Virginia Gold

The Association for Computing Machinery


SAN DIEGO - For Release June 1, 2007
Research That's Changing the World: The Latest in Computing and Innovation

WHAT: 2007 FCRC - Federated Computing Research Conference sponsored by ACM

More than 16 related research conferences featuring renowned speakers on computing and innovation

  • ACM Turing Award Presentation by 2006 Recipient Fran Allen
  • Inventor of C++ on Evolving Computer Language
  • Wireless Sensing - The Internet's Front-Tier
  • The Art of Reduction - New Developments in Problem Solving
  • Designing by Accident - When Serendipity Yields the Best Breakthroughs
  • The Future of Computer Architecture - Can Tricks Still Hide Hardware Limitations
  • Data-Intensive Supercomputing: Taking Google-Style Computing Beyond Web Search
  • Dreaming of GENI: Exploring Radical Network Designs
  • What is the "Science" in Experimental Computer Science
  • Imagining the Future of Computing - Advances in the Coming Decade
  • ACM Student Research Competition sponsored by Microsoft Research

June 9-16, 2007 - Complimentary press registration (except meals) email
Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108
June 9: Bjarne Stroustrup, Texas A& M on C++ - Evolving a Language for the Real World
June 10: Fran Allen, ACM 2006 Turing Award Winner on Compilers for High Performance Computing
June 11: Chuck Moore, Advanced Micro Devices on A Framework for Innovation
Christos Papadimitriou, UC Berkeley on the Algorithmic Lens: How the Sciences are Being Transformed by the Computational Perspective
June 12: David Culler, UC Berkeley and Deborah Estrin, UCLA on Wireless Sensing as the Internet's Front-Tier
Bob Colwell, Independent Consultant on the Future of Computer Architecture
June 13: Avi Wigderson, Princeton on the Art of Reduction
Randal Bryant, Carnegie Mellon University on Super Computing: Taking Google-Style Computing Beyond Web Searches
June 14: Guy Steel, Sun Microsystems Labs on Designing by Accident
Scott Shenker, UC Berkeley on Exploring Radical Network Designs with GENI
June 15: Ed Lazowska, University of Washington on Computer Science: Past, Present, and Future
WHY: The next ten years of advances in computer science should be far more significant and interesting than the past ten years. The 2007 Federated Computing Research Conference (FCRC) facilitates communication among researchers in computer science and engineering. These sessions offer a window into what computing is likely to contribute to the world.

About ACM
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an educational and scientific society uniting the world's computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges. ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.

For More Information: 
     Virginia Gold     212-626-0505

ACM/Press Release. Last updated June 7, 2007 by Steven Geringer