Challenges of Science and Technology in the 21st Century
Interdisciplinary TAU Symposium in honor of David Horn on his 80th birthday
09:15 - Greetings
09:30 - Isaac Ben Israel, TAU - The Growing Dimensions of Cyberspace
10:20 - Ranit Aharonov, IBM Research, - IBM Debating Technologies: How Persuasive Can a Computer Be?
11:10 - coffee break
11:30 - Hagai Netzer, TAU - Black Holes Shaping the Universe
12:20 - lunch break
14:00 - Eytan Ruppin, UMD - Can We Defeat Cancer?
14:50 - Henry Markram, EPFL - The Hidden Structure of the Neocortical Column
15:40 - coffee break
16:00 - Gabriele Veneziano, CERN and College de France - A Quantum Universe before the Big Bang?
16:50 - Yaron Oz, TAU - 21st Century Academy: New Paradigms in the Information Age
17:40 - David Horn, TAU - Closing Remarks