The global research community gathered on October 18–20, 2022 to discuss advances that could empower people in new ways and positively impact our world. We explored some of the most pressing questions facing our research community and sparked conversations around how to ensure new technologies could have the broadest possible benefit for humanity.
What’s next for technology and humanity?
Explore the pressing research questions driving this year’s Research Summit and get an overview of the event tracks and sessions.
Presentations and discussions on a new paradigm for scientific discovery, emerging foundations for planet-scale computing, and the future of human health.
The Fifth Paradigm of Scientific Discovery
What transformational impact can deep learning have on the way we practice science?
Emerging Foundations for Planet-Scale Computing
What technology breakthroughs do we need to create the cloud of the future?
The Future of Human Health
How can research empower medical practitioners and reduce inequities in healthcare?
Tracks and sessions
Research Summit 2022 included six tracks of thought-provoking sessions presented over three days.
Enabling a Resilient and Sustainable World
How can we build our capacity to anticipate, absorb, and adapt to disruptions in society?
Amplifying Human Productivity and Creativity
How can technology help us achieve our aims in life and work in meaningful ways?
Future of the Cloud
As the cloud grows in importance to our society, what innovations are necessary to ensure it can meet our future needs?
Building User Trust through Privacy, Identity, and Responsible AI
What role can research play in understanding and building trust in technology?
Precision Health — From Discovery to Delivery
What advancements and innovations are necessary to deliver effective care and reduce health inequities?
Review sessions from 2021
Browse the more than 190 sessions from the inaugural Microsoft Research Summit and select the sessions you want to review on-demand.