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Almaden's 20th Anniversary

About the 20th Anniversary Event

May 31, 2006


IBM Research employees are reminded that any invited family members will need to be pre-registered. Instructions can be found in Mark Dean's email invitation from May 11.

Portions of this event will be video/audio streamed to IBM employees' desktops and will also be available for viewing after the event.

10:00 - 12:00 "Walk of Innovation" poster session
Get your free coffee at the coffee cart
Main Street
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch for all IBM Almaden employees Cafeteria
1:00 - 1:05 Welcome — Mark Dean Auditoriums A&B
1:05 - 1:20 Research Salute — Paul Horn introduces keynote speaker Auditoriums A&B
1:20 - 2:00 Prof. Samuel I. Stupp — Northwestern University
"Innovations in Self-Assembly for Humans"
Auditoriums A&B
2:00 - 2:20 "Looking Back: The Earliest Days of Almaden" hosted by Don Eigler
The Decision to Build Almaden — Former Associate Lab Director Don Rosenheim   
The Building of Almaden — George Snow, ARC Facilities
Auditoriums A&B
2:20 - 3:00 "Looking Ahead: A Gaze Into the Crystal Ball of Information Technology"
A panel discussion with all of Almaden's lab directors — past and present
Auditoriums A&B
A. Frank Mayadas (1986 - 1987)
Juri Matisoo (1987 - 1994)
Paul Horn (1994 - 1996)
John Best (1996 - 1999)
Robert Morris (1999 - 2004)
Mark Dean (2004 - Present)
Closing Remarks — Mark Dean
3:00 - 4:00 Lab Tours Various Labs
4:00 - 6:00 Open House (families invited)
"Walk of Innovation"
Project demonstrations
Light refreshments
Activities and entertainment for children

Main Street
6:00 - 7:00 Grand Finale - MythBusters Bustin' Out!
(Limited seating - first-come, first-served)
Auditoriums A&B
(Overflow in cafeteria)

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