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"Exploring the Edges"
Senior Associate Gathering

April 20-22, 2001

Schedule

(see Program for session descriptions)

Friday, April 20

  7-8:30 PM   Registration/Session Sign-ups   Ballroom Foyer
  7:00-10:00   Reception-schmoozing session   Courtyard
  7:45   Javien Demo   Med I - Salon A
  8:00-8:30   Speaker/Synthesist Meeting   Bacchus Room
  8:30-9:30   Orientation for first-timers; old-timers welcome   Med III
  10:00-11:00   NiteOwl SingularityWatch SIG (Special Interest Group)   St. Tropez

Saturday, April 21

  8:00 AM   Registration   Ballroom Foyer
  8:00-9:00   Continental Breakfast   Ballroom Foyer
  9-9:30 AM   Foresight chairman Eric Drexler gives The Big Picture on nanotech and how it combines with infotech   Med III
  9:30-9:50 AM   In four tracks, we hear from the Provocateurs   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  9:50-10:35   Small workgroups assemble — 10 max   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  10:35-11:00   Break   Ballroom Foyer
  11 AM - noon   The tracks reconvene to merge the workgroups into a Synthesis   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  12:00-12:15 PM   All groups reconvene as Synthesists prepare reports   Med III
  12:15-12:45   Synthesis Report   Med III
  12:45-1:45   Lunch   Courtyard
  1:45-2:05   Provocation in four tracks   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  2:05-2:50   Small workgroups assemble — 10 max   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  2:50-3:15   Break   Ballroom Foyer
  3:15-4:15   The tracks reconvene to merge the workgroups into Synthesis   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  4:15-4:50   All groups return to Med III for Synthesists Reports   Med III
  4:50-5:00   Special Event   Med III
  5:00   Please exit Med III    

Saturday evening

  5:00 PM   Dinner on your own    
  5:15-6:15   Singularity Institute SIG   St. Tropez
  8:00-9:30   Poetry Reading and discussion   Bacchus
  10:00-11:00   NiteOwl — SingularityWatch SIG II   St. Tropez

Sunday, April 22, 2001

  8:00-9:00 AM   Continental Breakfast   Ballroom Foyer
  9:00-9:25   Eric Drexler continues The Big Picture on nanotech, infotech, and their expected effects   Med III
  9:30-9:50   Provocation in four tracks   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  9:50-10:35   Small workgroups assemble — 10 max   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  10:35-11:00   Break   Ballroom Foyer
  11:00 AM - Noon   The tracks reconvene to merge the workgroups into a Synthesis   Portofino, Med I-A, Med 1-B, Med II
  12:00-12:15 PM   All groups reconvene as Synthesists prepare reports   Med III
  12:15-12:45   All groups return to Med III for Synthesists Reports   Med III
  12:45-1:45 PM   Lunch   Courtyard
  1:30-1:45   Optional Briefing on PriorArt.org by Chris Phoenix   Med III
  1:45-2:25   Speaker/ Discussion   Med III
  2:25-3:05   Speaker/ Discussion   Med III
  3:05-3:30   Break   Ballroom Foyer
  3:30-4:10   Speaker/ Discussion   Med III
  4:10-4:50   Speaker/ Discussion   Med III
  4:50-5:00   Concluding Remarks    
  5:00   Informal schmoozing or airport dashing    

Schedule in PDF format. Requires ACROBAT READER by ADOBE.

 

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