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Save the Date: 2015 Technology Summit Announced

The 2015 Yale Technology Summit will take place Friday, October 30, 2015, at the Yale School of Management's Evans Hall. Watch this space for more information, including a call for presenters.

About the Yale Technology Summit

The Yale Technology Summit is a day-long program of conversations with Yale faculty, students, and staff working with innovative and cutting-edge technologies. The event, coordinated by Yale Information Technology Services, is free and open to all members of the Yale community.

Lectures, panels, discussions, poster sessions, and a vendor fair will explore a broad range of topics in three categories:

  • Teaching & Learning: Professors, lecturers, practitioners, and others sharing knowledge about technology enhanced teaching and learning techniques used in the Yale classroom
  • Scholarship & Research: Faculty and students working with new applications of technology in digital humanities, science, social science research, and medicine.
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Developers, researchers, project managers, and entrepreneurs describing new uses of technologies involving data collection, manipulation, processing, visualization, and analysis.

About the 2014 Yale Technology Summit

The first Yale Technology Summit took place on Friday, October 31, 2014, at the Yale School of Management. Hundreds of attendees enjoyed talks on a broad range of topics, such as distance learning technologies, data analysis, cloud solutions, and 3-D scanning in medical research.

Yale College alumni Justin Kan '05 and Emmett Shear '05, co-founders of the video-game website Twitch, were the keynote speakers at the event, which featured presentations by 75 faculty, students, and staff members from across campus who are working with emerging and innovative technologies. Academic departments, research labs, museums, the Yale Library, the School of Art, the School of Architecture, the School of Nursing, and the School of Management were among the many organizations represented.

The event was coordinated by Yale Information Technology Services and sponsored by HB Communications, IBM, Juniper Networks, and Lenovo/GovConnection.

Read more about the event in ITS Monday Morning News

View the 2014 Yale Technology Summit Session Schedule

University CIO Len Peters introduced the keynote speakers at the first Yale Technology Summit on October 31 at the Yale School of Management.

Justin Kan and Emmett Shear
Emmett Shear '05 (left) and Justin Kan '05 described their path to success as founders of Twitch.

Peabody Museum's preparator Michael Anderson explained how leaves are preserved for use in the museum's dioramas.