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Watch the live stream of the 2018 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit – Systems/Fueling Future Disruptions

July 30, 2018 | By Dan Fay, Senior Director - Outreach

The Systems focused Microsoft Research Faculty Summit is just around the corner on August 1-2, 2018! This year’s summit will highlight how Systems are the infrastructure Fueling Future Disruptions by delivering an engaging program exploring not only the importance of systems and systems research but their fundamental role in fueling the future disruptions that are now becoming evident through artificial intelligence. Immerse yourself in the trends and challenges through the insightful keynotes, sessions and panels. The summit brings together thought leaders and researchers from a broad range of research disciplines including computer science, social sciences, human design and interactions, and policy. Together we explore and discuss the research opportunities and challenges with building global scale systems composed of devices with micro-controllers at the edge and millions of servers in the cloud and at the edge.

Please join us to watch the live stream beginning August 1, 2018 at 8:30 AM Pacific Time (UTC-7).

Here is a highlight of what will be streamed:

  • Inside Microsoft Azure Datacenter Architecture with Azure CTO Mark Russinovich
  • Knowledge Systems and AI with Corporate Vice President, AI Core and CTO of Microsoft AI & Research David Ku
  • The Art of Building a Reliable Cloud Network with Albert Greenberg, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure Networking
  • Entrepreneurship and Systems Research with Ranveer Chandra, Principal Researcher, Microsoft, Dawn Song, University of California, Berkeley and Matei Zaharia, Assistant Professor, Stanford University and Co-founder, Databricks
  • Computing Innovation and Diversity of Thought discussion moderated by Lucy Sanders, CEO and Co-founder of the National Center for Women & Information Technology and includes:
    • Abolade Gbadegesin, Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft
    • Jim Kurose, Assistant Director, National Science Foundation
    • Margaret Martonosi, Professor of Computer Science, Director, Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, Princeton University
    • Systems Research | Fueling Future Disruptions session with Donald Kossmann, Director of Redmond Lab, Microsoft Research

Visit www.microsoftfacultysummit.com for more information and the full virtual event agenda!

We are very much looking forward to your attendance whether you are registered to attend in-person or virtually.

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