Yale Technology Summit
- Mark your calendar: The 2016 Yale Technology Summit will take place on Friday, October 28. The event is free and open to all members of the Yale community.
- Interested in presenting? If you are a student, faculty member, researcher, staff member, or alumni who would like to present at the 2016 summit, please contact email@example.com.
- More information: Look for updates about the 2016 summit, including the announcement of the keynote speaker, on this page.
The 2015 Yale Technology Summit was a celebration and showcase of innovative and emerging technologies used in teaching, research, and entrepreneurial and administrative activities at Yale University and beyond. Faculty, researchers, students, staff, and alumni presented their work and engaged in debate and discussion at this day-long event that also featured a technology expo and workshops.
The Yale Technology Summit took place on Friday, October 30, 2015, in the Yale School of Management Evans Hall building. The annual event was open exclusively to the Yale community.
Presentations, panels, workshops and poster sessions aligned with one of these presentation tracks:
- 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 doing interesting research or scholarly work; a new use of technology in digital humanities, social science research, or science and medical applications
- Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Developers, researchers, project managers, and practitioners describing novel experiences or developments in the construction and use of technologies involving issues specific to research data collection, manipulation, processing, visualization, and analysis
The 2015 keynote speaker was Brian Scassellati, Professor of Computer Science, Cognitive Science, and Mechanical Engineering at Yale University and Director of the NSF Expedition on Socially Assistive Robotics.
Professor Scassellati's research focuses on building embodied computational models of human social behavior, especially the developmental progression of early social skills. Using computational modeling and socially interactive robots, his research evaluates models of how infants acquire social skills and assists in the diagnosis and quantification of disorders of social development (such as autism). His other interests include humanoid robots, human-robot interaction, artificial intelligence, machine perception, and social learning. Read more about Professor Scassellati on the Department of Computer Science website.
2015 Yale Technology Summit Advisory Committee
Jim Boyle, Managing Director, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute
Lisa D'Angelo, Assistant Provost for Research, Office of the Provost
Megan Ruan, University Services Director for Yale College Council
Ed Kairiss, Senior Director, Educational Technologies, Center for Teaching and Learning
Kiran Keshav, Executive Director, Yale Center for Research Computing
Elizabeth Mo, President, Graduate & Professional Student Senate
Jill Parchuck, Associate University Librarian for Science, Social Science, & Medicine, University Library
Erika Smith, Deputy Director, Yale Entrepreneurial Institute
Alan Usas, Chief Information Officer, School of Management
Susan West, Associate Director, ITS Strategic Communications
2015 Yale Technology Summit Corporate Sponsors