If you’re interested in research work Microsoft is doing, or want to have a glimpse of up-and-coming technology, as well as the info on research that went behind various products like Cortana, you must watch this upcoming MSR event. Microsoft today announced that there will be a live webcast of the 2014 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit on July 14, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time.
The 15th annual Faculty Summit brings 350 elite academic researchers to Redmond, Washington. The live stream from the first day will feature selected keynotes – such as Harry Shum, executive vice president of the Microsoft Technology and Research group – and interviews with top researchers. You can also post questions.
The Research in Focus interview series will dive into cutting-edge developments in online education, computational biology and the miniaturization of computing devices. You’ll also learn about the research that went into designing Cortana, advances in using biofeedback to improve performance and new computerized aids for people with paralysis.
To find out more about the Faculty Summit, read at Microsoft Research Connections Blog.