Challenges in Computing
On 14 and 15 December 2011, Simula marks the occasion of 10 years of operation by hosting the conference Challenges in Computing. In the conference, Simula wants to focus on future challenges in our research fields, by letting world leading scientists and technologists share their visions and their thoughts on what the next decades might bring.
The Norwegian Minister of Research and Education, Tora Aasland, will conduct the opening of the conference on Wednesday 14 December.
The Open University, and Lero - the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre more
Talk title: Requirements for Pervasive Privacy
Brunel University more
Talk title: The Challenges of Computer-based Prediction
University of L'Aquila more
Talk title: Engineering Software in the Future Era: The role of uncertainty
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and Politecnico di Milano more
Talk title: Model reduction, complexity reduction
Johns Hopkins University more
Talk title: Simulating Cardiac Function and Dysfunction
University of Texas at Austin, and the KAUST-UT Austin Academic Excellence Alliance more
Talk title: Grand Challenges in Computational Inverse Problems
Vice President of NEC Laboratories Europe more
Talk title: Challenges in the Evolution of the Internet of Things - Processing Real-World Information in the Cloud
Keith Marzullo more
University of California San Diego, and Division Director, National Science Foundation
Talk title: US Ignite
Time and place
The conference will take place 14 and 15 December 2011 at Simula Research Laboratory, Fornebu.
Please register for participation by 1 December 2011.
Conference invitation (pdf) - feel free to distribute.
Collaboration with Springer
During the ten years of operation, Simula has developed a strong collaboration with the world-leading scientific publisher Springer Verlag. Springer aims at publishing a book under the headline Challenges in Computing, and will include interviews with the speakers at the conference.
At the conference, the Springer Computational Science and Engineering Award 2011 will be presented.