Pervasive Computing: Living in the World of invisible Chips



Second Dialogue on Science,
October 15 to 17, 2003

14:00

Registration of Participants

15:30

Opening of the Conference

Klaus Hug

President of the Foundation

15:45

Chair: Klaus Hug

Wissenschaft und Vertrauen – In Zeichen der Unsicherheit

Kathinka Evers

University of Uppsala, Sweden

16:15

Chair: Klaus Hug

Pervasive Computing: connected -> aware -> smart

Alois Ferscha

University of Linz, Austria

17:15

Chair: Klaus Hug

Is pervasive Computing leading to Post-Humanism?

Gérald Berthoud

University of Lausanne

17:40

Chair: Klaus Hug

Address

Abt Berchtold Müller

Engelberg Monastery

18:00

Welcome Reception

19:30

Chair: Dr. Dominik Galliker

Public Evening (in German): Are Computers Diluting Authority?

Participants

21:30

Nightcap

06:30

Morning Activity «In the Spirit of the Location»

08:30

Chair: Bruno Porro

Pervasive Nanotechnology

Heinrich Rohrer

Nobel Laureate

09:10

Chair: Bruno Porro

Growing Impact of pervavisve Computing

Krishna Nathan

IBM Zurich Research Laboratory

10:00

Chair: Bruno Porro

How realistic are the Scenarios of pervasive Computing?

Michael Friedewald

Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research ISI, DE

10:20

Chair: Bruno Porro

The innovative Power of smart Things

Elgar Fleisch

Institute for Technology Management University of St. Gallen

11:30

Chair: Bruno Porro

Pervasive Computing – Wonderful Future or Fabulous Illusion?

Friedemann Mattern

ETH Zurich

12:30

Lunch

06:30

Morning Activity «In the Spirit of the Location»

11:45

Chair: Ulrich W. Suter

Trust the Computer – but how far?

Joseph Weizenbaum

MIT, Cambridge USA

12:15

Chair: Ulrich W. Suter

Concluding Remarks and Outlook for 2004

Klaus Hug

President of the Foundation

12:45

Farewell-Lunch

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