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World Premier Research in Japan Symposium

“World Premier Research in Japan” Symposium
Abstract / Description: 

Since its establishment in 2003, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science's San Francisco Office has been supporting exchange between the Japanese and American researcher communities while acting as a hub for Japanese universities' West Coast offices and their networking activities. This 15th anniversary event is to highlight the achievements of the international research centers established by the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI). These globally visible research centers focus on a wide range of fields such as energy, chemistry, plant biology and astrophysics. The program will be followed by a networking reception.

Current graduate students, PhD candidates, postdocs, faculty and other researchers are encouraged to attend. Learn about research opportunities in Japan!


- 1:30 PM Opening Remarks
- 1:50 PM WPI Presentations
- 5:30 PM Networking Reception

Date and Time: 
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 1:30pm to Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 6:55pm
Allen 101X

Biosensor Workshop

Biosensor Workshop
Abstract / Description: 

Research on innovative biosensing devices has potential to improve the health of individuals and populations. Stanford University professors investigate novel approaches to detect biomarkers of illnesses such as sepsis, cancers, influenza, depression and more. Wearable and point-of-care diagnostics could allow testing that is faster, less invasive, more frequent and/or remote from the clinic. Illness may be detected earlier and treated more effectively using data from future biosensors.

Topic of wearable electrochemical devices for noninvasive biosensing
Alberto Salleo, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

"Real-time biomolecular sensors"
Tom Soh, Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Radiology

Topic of magnetoresistive biosensors
Shan Wang, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Electrical Engineering


Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:55pm
Clark Center Auditorium

VR for Everyone

Stanford Immersive Media Conference 2018
Abstract / Description: 

Stanford University has an amazing talent pool of student engineers, designers, storytellers, and entrepreneurs. Our theme focuses on inclusion and adoption, both in the market and in the industry, during a year of transition from early adopters to the consumer market. The goal of "VR for Everyone" is to increase exposure, awareness, and involvement in VR/AR for Stanford students and enthusiasts in the Bay Area, while promoting accessibility and diversity in industry. Read more

Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Packard 101

SystemX Alliance hosts Spring 2018 Workshop

SystemX Alliance Spring 2018 Workshop
Abstract / Description: 

Join SystemX laliance for their SPRING Workshop Week: Apr 30-May 3, 2018. 
Details available on SystemX SPRING workshop page.

SystemX Alliance research broadly encompasses ubiquitous sensing, computing, and communications in various application areas. Currently affiliated SystemX faculty are found in departments across Stanford's School of Engineering and in some areas of natural Sciences and Medicine. Their research agenda is continually evolving in accordance with the interests of Stanford faculty and industry affiliates. 

Date and Time: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 12:00am to Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 11:55pm
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge

Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium [US-Asia Technology Management Center]

Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium
Abstract / Description: 

For the seventh consecutive year, the US-Asia Technology Management Center is pleased to cooperate with the Japan Society of Northern California in producing the Japan- U.S. Innovation Awards program, a yearlong effort to identify and recognize exceptional performance in innovation by companies in Japan and the U.S. and in collaborations between Japan and Silicon Valley.

The Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium is the flagship event in the program. At the Symposium, we present the "Emerging Leader" award to one U.S. and one Japanese company that are already beginning to transform a major industry value chain (our first U.S. awardee was Tesla Motors in 2011), and we recognize five Japanese startup companies built around exceptionally exciting innovations that will be of special interest to the Silicon Valley community. This year, for the first time in five years, we will also present a "Special Award for Japan-U.S. Cooperation in Innovation." Top executives of the awardees receive the awards and participate in panel discussions about innovation and the relevance of their efforts to Silicon Valley.


Discounted early registration is available through Friday, June 16. We recommend that you go ahead and register to ensure your place with over 300 members of the Silicon Valley business community as we celebrate the interactions between the Japan and the San Francisco/Silicon Valley innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystems. Gain fresh perspectives into ongoing Japan-U.S. innovation and business creation, including case studies for success, not available elsewhere.


Admission fee; current Stanford ID holders may use special registration code "INNOV17-STANFORD"


Public welcome : registration required : light refreshments

Date and Time: 
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 1:30pm
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street, Stanford University

High Performance Computing (HPC) Conference

High Performance Computing Conference
Abstract / Description: 

Join the Stanford High Performance Computing Center, HPC Advisory Council and fellow experts from industry, academia and government as we continue to explore major advances being achieved across the research and development community at the Sixth Annual Stanford Conference.

Over two days we'll delve into a wide range of interests and best practices - in applications, tools and techniques and share new insights on the trends, technologies and collaborative partnerships that foster this robust ecosystem.

Designed to be highly interactive, the open forum will feature industry notables in keynotes, technical sessions, workshops and tutorials. These highly regarded subject matter experts (SME's) will share their works and wisdom covering everything from established HPC disciplines to emerging usage models from old-school architectures and breakthrough applications to pioneering research and provocative results. Plus a healthy smattering of conversation and controversy on endeavors in Exascale, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and much much more!

Open to all and free of charge, we look forward to gathering with you!


Please register for this free event.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:55pm
Munger Conference Center, Paul Brest Hall

Rising Stars Workshop for Women

An academic career workshop for women
Abstract / Description: 

Rising Stars is a career-building workshop for women electrical and computer engineers and computer scientists interested in careers in academia. The workshop brings together the best and brightest female graduates in the fields of electrical and computer engineering and computer science for two days of scientific interactions, career-oriented discussions, and networking. Stanford is proud to host the 2017 Rising Stars workshop and looks forward to welcoming you to the Farm.

Date and Time: 
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:55pm

2016 Stanford Neurosciences Institute Symposium

Third Annual Symposium
Abstract / Description: 


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Helen Bronte-Stewart, Stanford University
Connie Cepko, Harvard University
Tom Dean, Google Brain
Keith Humphreys, Stanford University
Mark Schnitzer, Stanford University
Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford University

Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience
Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
Neuroscience & Policy
Neural Coding
Brain Rejuvenation

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Li Ka Shing Conference Center, Stanford University


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