mediaX 2014 Conference

April 29, 2014


Tuesday, April 29

9:00 am PDT Welcome
Martha Russell - Executive Director, mediaX at Stanford University
9:45 am PDT Sensors, Screening and Signaling     Watch On-Demand
  • Moderator: Naja Nielsen - HSTAR Visiting Scholar, Danish Broadcasting News
  • Paul Saffo - mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Singularity University, Discern Analytics
  • Rick Rommel - mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The Sprosty Network
  • Timothy Kasbe - mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Gloria Jeans Company
10:45 am PDT Ubiquitous Sensing and Interconnected Security     Watch On-Demand
  • Moderator: Naja Nielsen - HSTAR Visiting Scholar, Danish Broadcasting News
  • Joris Janssen - mediaX Visiting Scholar, Sense Observation Systems
  • Phil Levis - Stanford Computer Science
  • Greg Dibb - Nissan
  • Shyam Pillalamarri - Samsung
11:45 am PDT Internet of Everything Includes the Sun, Tilapia, and You     Watch On-Demand
  • Larry Leifer - Stanford Center for Design Research, Mechanical Engineering
  • Introduced by: Karina Alexanyan - Project Manager, mediaX
1:15 pm PDT Teammate Awareness in Remote Communications     Watch On-Demand
Renate Fruchter - Stanford Project Based Learning Laboratory, Department of Civil and 
Environmental Engineering, Center for Integrated Facilities Engineering
1:45 pm PDT Detecting Mindstate and Emotion     Watch On-Demand
Jeremy Bailenson - Stanford's Virtual Human Interaction Laboratory, Department of 
Communication, The Woods Institute for the Environment
12:45 pm PDT The Neuroscience of Creativity     Watch On-Demand
Manish Saggar & Allan Reiss - Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences
Research (CIBSR)
2:30 pm PDT The Art of Self-Surveillance     Watch On-Demand
  • Laurie Frick - Data Artist
  • Introduced by: Harlan Kennedy - VBP Orange
2:45 pm PDT Personal Feedback for Self-Regulation     Watch On-Demand
  • Moderator: Naja Nielsen - HSTAR Visiting Scholar, Danish Broadcasting News
  • Neema Moraveji - Spire, Stanford Calming Technology Lab
  • Mark Zdeblick - Proteus Digital Health
  • Marcelo Guimarães - Sabia Experience
  • Hiroshi Nakajima - Omron
4:00 pm PDT Mindset as Context for the Internet of Everything     Watch On-Demand
Carol Dweck - Stanford Psychology, Stanford Education

About this conference

See Deeper, See Farther! This year's conference will highlight how communication technology, abundant data, and ubiquitous connectivity can enhance the human experience. With an eye towards the future and an emphasis on sensors, self tracking and data security, speakers from Stanford and the mediaX community will share insights about technologies, productivity, well-being and empowerment.

About mediaX at Stanford University

mediaX is a forum, an incubator of ideas, and a programmatic framework to support multi-disciplinary discovery relationships. Our initiatives explore how understanding people can improve the design of technologies – in the areas of learning, mobility, collaboration, entertainment and commerce.

As the industry affiliate program of the H-STAR Institute, mediaX programs are grounded on respect for different approaches to discovery and centered on our belief in the power of collaboration – between business and academic researchers, on campus and around the world.

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