July 16, 2006 - July 18, 2006

Faculty Summit 2006

Location: Redmond, WA, U.S.

Past events:
Faculty Summit 2016
Faculty Summit 2015
Faculty Summit 2014
Faculty Summit 2013
Faculty Summit 2011
Faculty Summit 2010
Faculty Summit 2009
Faculty Summit 2008

Held July 16–18, 2006, in Redmond, Washington, the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit brought academic researchers and educators together with Microsoft researchers, product group engineers, and architects for in-depth presentations and discussions of computing challenges and research trends.

Summit Focus

Technological advancement has always been driven by the need to solve real-world problems, whether social or scientific. Today, computing research and technology continue to provide novel approaches to meeting such challenges.

The 2006 sessions focused on research and advances in areas such as security, human-computer interaction, robotics, gaming, bioinformatics, eScience, digital inclusion, software engineering, and technologies for education. Speakers included Microsoft researchers, software architects, and university faculty.