50th Anniversary Schedule

REGISTRATION
8:30 am
Memorial HallRegistration, continental breakfast, and poster setup
WELCOME
10:00 am
Memorial Hall
  • Welcome
  • State of the Department
  • Presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards
    • Jon Herlocker
    • Panos M. Pardalos
KEYNOTE
10:30 am
Memorial HallFocusing on What Matters
Jaime Teevan, Chief Scientist for Microsoft‘s Experiences and Devices
  • Introduction of Jamie Teevan
  • Keynote address
  • Question and answer
LUNCH
12:00 pm
Memorial HallOpen lunch seating
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
1:30 pm
Heritage GalleryCareers in Academia
Moderator: George Karypis
Ski-U-Mah RoomCareers in Industry/Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Joe Konstan
Johnson Great RoomVR and Robotics Demos
  • Interactive Robotics and Vision Lab
  • Interactive Visualization Lab
  • Minnesota Robotics Institute
DECADE PANEL
3:00 pm
Memorial Hall50 Years of CS&E
Join four current and one former CS&E faculty, who collectively joined the department in each decade of its existence. Why did they come? What was it like then? How has it changed? And what's their advice for you?
  • William (Bill) Franta, Founder (1970s)
  • Maria Gini, Professor (1980s)
  • Nikos Papanikolopoulos, Professor (1990s)
  • Dan Keefe, Associate Professor (2000s)
  • Lana Yarosh, Assistant Professor (2010s)
TRANSITION/BREAK 4:15 pm
RECEPTION & POSTER RESEARCH SHOWCASE
4:30 pm
Swain Room
  • Wine/beer reception
  • Poster/mingle session