October 12, 2006

The Bartos Theater
Building E15

This event will gather CBA's campus community, institutional partners, and international collaborators to review research progress and plans at the boundary between physical science and computer science. It is open to the public, based on available space.

8:00-9:00 Breakfast, Registration
9:00-9:15 Introduction
Neil Gershenfeld
9:15-10:45 Bits ⇒ Atoms: Form
Joe Jacobson: Fabricational Complexity
Alex Slocum: Nanomechanical Engineering
Scott Manalis: Nanoscale Sensing
Yael Maguire: Microslots, Microfluidics
Peter Carr: Error-Corrected DNA Synthesis
Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli: Radiofrequency Biology
Andreas Mershin: Bottom-up Nanobiotechnology
Saul Griffith: Fabrication by Folding
Kenneth Cheung: Digital Design and Materials
Larry Sass: Rapid Housing Prototyping
Bill Mitchell: Constructing Complexity
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Atoms ⇒ Bits: Function
Isaac Chuang: Quantum Computing
Seth Lloyd: Quantum Cosmology
Bill Butera: Paintable, Conformal Computing
Pablo Parrilo: Mathematical Programming
Benjamin Vigoda: Analog Logic
Rahul Sarpeshkar: Bioelectronics
Russ Tedrake: Robot Locomotion
Cynthia Breazeal: Robotic Life
Mitch Resnick: Learning through Designing
Sebastian Seung: Computational Neuroanatomy
Edward Boyden: >Neuroengineering
Claude Canizares: Vice President for Research, MIT
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Outreach
Internet Ø
Karen Sollins: Introduction
Rob Beverly: Standardization
Todd Snide: Schneider Electric
Kerry Lynn: Cisco Systems
Danny Cohen, Douglas Johnson: Sun Microsystems
Jean-Jacques Quisquater: Scalable Encryption for Embedded Applications
Fab Labs
Sherry Lassiter: Introduction
Region Reports
Africa, India, Europe, North America, Arctic
Project Reports
Amy Sun: Energy
Dhananjay Gadre, Debu Goswami:  Instrumentation
George Sergiadis: Communication
Peter Bosscha: Computation
Hod Lipson: Fabrication
Carl Scheffler: .fab
Letlotlo Phohole: Education
3:00-4:00 Lab Tours and Demonstrations
4:00-5:30 The Brunel Lecture on Complex Systems
Charles Vest: President Emeritus, MIT
5:30-6:30 Reception
7:00- Fabfest
The South End Technology Center
359 Columbus Ave., Boston