IPaT Town Hall

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday October 13, 2011
      3:30 pm - 5:50 pm
  • Location: Technology Square Research Building (TSRB), Auditorium
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  • URL: http://www.tsrb.gatech.edu/index.html
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Summary Sentence: The Institute of People and Technology (IPaT) will host its second Town Hall meeting with the Georgia Tech community to discuss IPaT's mission and current activities.

Full Summary: The Institute of People and Technology (IPaT) hosted its second Town Hall meeting with the Georgia Tech community to discuss IPaT's mission and current activities. The Town Hall will also feature panels by Georgia Tech leadership about future of education and humanitarian systems.  The meeting will be followed by a reception in the TSRB pre-function area.  

The Institute of People and Technology (IPaT) will host its second Town Hall meeting with the Georgia Tech community to discuss IPaT's mission and current activities.

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3:30-3:45 TOP 10 QUESTIONS ABOUT IPaT
Executive Director Beth Mynatt will answer the "Top Ten" questions about IPaT.


1.   What is the mission of the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT)?
2.   How is IPaT different from other Georgia Tech centers?
3.   IPaT is only about industry contracts, right?
4.   How can IPaT help academic and research faculty?
5.   Am I in or out of IPaT?
6.   Will IPaT tax my contract or gift funds?
7.   Will IPaT give me funding?
8.   How will IPaT be evaluated?
9.   Why are networking receptions a good idea in economically challenging times?
10. How can I get more involved in IPaT activities?

The Town Hall will also feature panels about the future of education and humanitarian systems. Distinguished researchers will present current GT work that exemplifies our leadership.  They will also describe what they think GT should be doing 5-10 years from now.

 

3:45-4:15  PANEL:  GT AND HUMANITARIAN SYSTEMS
PANELISTS:  
Pinar Keskinocak
Joseph C. Mello Professor
Co-Director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics & Associate Director of Research, Health Systems Institute

Ellen W. Zegura

Professor and Chair, School of Computer Science

Leigh McCook
Division Chief and Principal Research Associate, Socio-Technical Systems Division Information & Communications Lab, GTRI

MODERATOR:
Jeff Evans

Deputy Director, Information and Communications Laboratory, GTRI
Deputy Director, Institute for People and Technology

4:15-4:45  PANEL: GT AND EDUCATION
PANELISTS:
Rich DeMillo

Distinguished Professor, School of Computer Science
Director, Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U)

Donna Llewellyn
Director, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Richard Millman
Professor, School of Mathematics
Director, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC)

Mark Guzdial
Professor, School of Interactive Computing
Director, Contextualized Support for Learning Lab

Joseph M. Le Doux

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

MODERATOR:
Bob McGrath

Vice President and Director, GTRI

4:45-5:00  IPaT HIGHLIGHTS REPORTS
Fast-paced reports on IPaT's recent achievements.

5:00-6:00 NETWORKING RECEPTION
TSRB pre-function area

Institute for People and Technology
Established in 2011, the Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) is a network of world-class academic researchers and industry innovators collaborating on groundbreaking research that aims to transform complex societal enterprises. IPaT focuses on catalyzing Georgia Tech's research activities that specifically pursue transformations in the fields of media, education, healthcare, and humanitarian systems.

IPaT engages the Georgia Tech community and industry partners in comprehensive leadership goals through: its investments in unique research platforms, living laboratories and datasets, partnership with the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), and through alignment with the many current research activities on campus.

 

 

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IPaT

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Keywords
Institute for People and Technology, IPaT, Leadership, town hall
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  • Created By: Renata Le Dantec
  • Workflow Status: Archived
  • Created On: Sep 30, 2011 - 10:43am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:55pm