Agenda for April 28, Afternoon Gala

No one would have believed in the early years of the XXI century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by awesome computing powers; that as people busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a person with a microscope might scrutinise the transient creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water...

Search and telecom companies have been hitherto two separate worlds, but they are now set on collision course. Will this bring about a new War of the Worlds?

11:00 Registration and Lunch buffet
14:30 Welcome: Mauro Bacciocchi - Vice President CeUB; Giampaolo Amadori - Deputy Mayor of Bertinoro
14:45 June 20, 2007 video clip
15:00 John Gage - Chief Researcher and Vice President of the Science Office, SUN
Enrico Bagnasco - Head of Research and Trends, Telecom Italia
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Usama Fayyad - Chief Data Officer and Executive VP, Yahoo! Inc
David Maguire - Chief Scientist and Director, ESRI
17:30 Aperitif
18:30 Classical Concert: Orchestra Busoni, Sandro De Palma (piano) Program
20:00 Dinner
Evening Accomodations will be offered to requesting participants