MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10, 2003 — On Wednesday, April 16, Microsoft Corp. will host the Microsoft Research Road Show at its Mountain View campus to highlight the recent innovations coming out of the Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Redmond, Wash., research laboratories.
Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research, will share his thoughts on the current state of innovation at Microsoft and across the industry. Following the presentation, attendees will be able to tour several research demonstrations of projects including antispam technologies, a revolutionary online astronomy database, advanced developer tools that detect coding defects on a developer’s desktop, human/computer interaction technologies, and collaboration and virtual meetings. Microsoft researchers will be present to discuss their work and the computing problems they’re working to solve.
In 1991, Microsoft became the first software company to create its own computer science research organization. Today, Microsoft Research makes up one of the largest and most highly respected software research organizations in the world, driving the state of the art forward in 55 areas of computer science and working to find answers to computing’s greatest challenges.
What: Microsoft Research Road Show
Date: Wednesday, April 16
Schedule: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Complimentary lunch
12:30–1:30 p.m.Opening remarks by Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research
1:30–4 p.m. Demo room open to the media and public
Location: Microsoft Mountain View Campus
Building 1, Conference Center
Mountain View, Calif.
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