Cars, Computing and the Future of Work: A UW & MSR Workshop: Welcome and Overview of Projects

Date

July 19, 2019

Speaker

Linda Boyle, Ed Doran, Eric Horvitz, Shamsi Iqbal, Andrew Kun, Orit Shaer, Rafaella Sadun, Satish Sangameswaran

Affiliation

University of Washington, Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research, University of New Hampshire, Wellesley, Wellesley, Microsoft Research

Overview

Cars, Computing and the Future of Work: A UW & MSR Workshop: Welcome and Overview of Projects

9:00 AM–9:20 AM | Welcome and introductions
9:20 AM–10:40 AM | Overview of ongoing projects (10 min each + 10 min discussion)

The workshop will address challenges, opportunities, and futures at the intersection of mobility and productivity, including issues around tools to support meetings and work efforts in mobile settings, the changing terrain of mobile work with advances in driving automation, and issues and opportunities around cognition in mobile settings, including addressing concerns around safety and distraction via technologies and policies that understand and support attentional needs and human cognition more generally. The goal of the workshop is to promote the sharing of ideas among researchers, to establish new collaborations, and to layout a roadmap for future research along key themes addressed at the workshop.

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