LUNCHEONS & EVENTS

K2I M E M B E R S

K2I

K2I invites you to join us for our 2013-2014 luncheons and lectures at the The Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University. We're excited to bring our members this year's exceptional guest speakers, all of whom are experts in the fields of research, computer science & engineering, and technology. K2I events continue to bring together businesses, world-renowned experts, faculty, staff, alumni, and other distinguished guests for meetings that offer both insight and conversation. We hope you will make plans today to attend.
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* K2I LUNCHEONS ARE EXCLUSIVELY FOR K2I MEMBERS. ALL MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE AN INVITATION WITH RSVP DETAILS PRIOR TO EACH EVENT.


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SEPTEMBER 6th : Towards Real-Time Manipulation of Learning and Memory
Caleb Kemere, Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Rice University

OCTOBER 4th
: Recent Successes of the Energy Landscape Theory of Protein Folding
Dr. Peter Wolynes, Bullard-Welch Foundation Professor of Science, Professor of Chemistry at Rice University


NOVEMBER 1st
: If Machines are Capable of Doing Almost any Work Humans Can Do, What Will Humans Do?
Dr. Moshe Vardi, Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and Director of the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University

DECEMBER 6th
Speaker to be announced soon...

WHEN: All member luncheons are held the first Friday of every month at 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Duncan Hall, Room 3092, Rice University
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* K2I LECTURES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. ALL LECTURES ARE HELD AT RICE UNIVERSITY

09.04.13
DR. KRISHNA PALEM

A Decade of Building Broken Chips
Ken and Audrey Kennedy Professor, Computer Science, EC&E, & Statistics, Rice University
- Wednesday, 4 p.m. Duncan Hall, McMurty Auditorium

09.09.13
KEVIN GUTHRIE
The Rules of the Game: Reflections on the Impact of Digital Networks on Teaching and Learning
Founding president of JSTOR and ITHAKA
- Monday, 4 p.m., Kyle Marrow Room, Fondren Library

09.18.13

MEST CONFERENCE

Medicine, Energy, Space, and Technology Conference

- Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC), 6500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030

10.09.13
DR. MARY LOU SOFFA
Warehouse Scale Computers: Opportunities and Challenges
Owen R. Cheatham Professor of Sciences,Computer Science, University of Virginia
- Wednesday, 4 p.m., Duncan Hall, McMurty Auditorium

11.12.13
DR. LARRY SMARR
Quantifying Your Superorganism Body Using Big Data Supercomputing
Founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2)
- Tuesday, 4 p.m., Duncan Hall, McMurty Auditorium

11.20.13
DR. DAN COHEN

Technology, Cognition and Culture Lecture Series
Founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America
- Wednesday, 4 p.m., Kyle Marrow Room, Fondren Library at Rice University

01.13.14
DR. JEROEN TROMP
K2I Distinguished Lecture Series

Blair Professor of Geology and Professor of Applied & Computational Mathematics at Princeton University, Director of the Seismological Laboratory and the McMillan Professor of Geophysics.
- Wednesday, 4 p.m., Duncan Hall, location to be determined

03.06.14

OIL & GAS HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING (HPC) WORKSHOP

The Oil and Gas High Performances Computing (HPC) Workshop, hosted annually at Rice University, is the premier meeting place for networking and discussion focused on computing and information technology challenges and needs in the Oil and Gas Industry.

- Thursday, 7:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Rice University, BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC), 6500 Main Street, MS-650, Houston, TX 77030


03.26.14

DR. JOHN VILLASENOR
TSPP Lecture
Nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies and the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Public Policy at UCLA, and Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Intellectual Property System.
- Wednesday, 4 p.m., Duncan Hall, location to be determined

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