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Innovation at the Art Science Interface

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Plenary / Panel
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This panel discussion will explore how creativity and innovation come into play when artists and scientists or engineers are placed together in unfamiliar environments. Particular attention will be given to the intersection of art, science and technology in the Silicon Valley as well as in Cambridge, England.

Writer, Curator and Researcher, Creative Exchange Programme, Royal College of Art, London
Scientist and Author; Head, Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) Program, San Francisco
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs, W.M. Keck Senior Professor in Engineering, Stanford School of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford Chair

Bronac FERRAN

Writer, Curator and Researcher, Creative Exchange Programme, Royal College of Art, London

 Until 2007 Director of Interdisciplinary Arts, Arts Council England
 Served on international media arts prize juries including Ars Electronica, Linz 2010 and 2011, and Transmediale, Berlin 2009
 Visiting Research Associate at Darwin College Cambridge

Piero SCARUFFI

Scientist and Author; Head, Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) Program, San Francisco

Relocated to California to work on Arpanet/Internet and object-oriented technologies, Olivetti Advanced Technology Center (ATC), Cupertino Developed an e-mail system for a Unix-like operating system Worked on the first implementation of Smalltalk for a PC Founded Olivetti's Artificial Intelligence Center
 Studies of Mathematics, University of Torino
1983
1983
1984
 lectured on Artificial Intelligence in Italy, South America and the USA; visiting scholar at Harvard and Stanford University
1985

Ph.D. Curtis FRANK

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Academic Affairs, W.M. Keck Senior Professor in Engineering, Stanford School of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford

 
 Academic Appointments:
 -Professor, Chemical Engineering
 -Professor (By courtesy), Materials Science and Engineering
 -Professor (By courtesy), Chemistry
 -Member, Bio-X

Technology Symposium

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21.08.2014

08:00 - 10:30Technology BrunchSocial
11:00 - 11:10Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2014Plenary
11:10 - 12:00RTI Policy at the CrossroadsPlenary
12:00 - 13:45Industry 4.0 – The Next Industrial Revolution?Plenary
14:15 - 15:45Stanford, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology Symposium: Innovation and the Culture of FailurePlenary
18:00 - 19:30Us and Our Brains – Neuroscience at the CrossroadsPlenary
19:45 - 21:00Evening ReceptionSocial
19:45 - 21:00Career LoungeSocial

22.08.2014

07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 01: Technology – Global Market: Austrian Technologies for the Global MarketBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 02: Future Technology-Hotspots – Does Europe Stand a Chance?Breakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 03: The Challenge of Disruptive Innovation: Strategies for Successful CopingBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 04: Agile and Robust Supply Chains – How to Manage Volatility Across Your BusinessBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 05: Bioenergy – The Way to the Future or a Dead End?Breakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 06: The Cost of the City of the Future – Socio-Economic Aspects of Smart CitiesBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 07: Smart Energy: Challenges of an Interdisciplinary Energy TransitionBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 08: Science in Society – How to Overcome a DisjunctureBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 09: IP Strategies in Enterprises: Challenges for IP Management and Innovation PolicyBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 10: How to Finance Research – Publicly or Privately? New Models for a Globalised WorldBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Breakout Session 11: Innovations in Acoustics: Future Trends in Industry and Modern LifeBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
14:00 - 14:45Digital UniversityPlenary
14:45 - 16:15Open Science – The Place of and for People in Our KnowledgePlenary
16:30 - 18:00Cities at the CrossroadsPlenary
18:00 - 20:00Urban Innovators Challenge – The Future of CitiesPartner

23.08.2014

07:00 - 08:30Complexity Science – IPlenary
08:30 - 09:15Complexity Science – IIPlenary
09:45 - 11:15Innovation at the Art Science InterfacePlenary
11:15 - 11:30Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology SymposiumPlenary
11:30 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial