[LINK] IT Innovation Seminar, 6 December, Canberra

Tom Worthington Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Mon Dec 4 08:43:00 AEDT 2006

Following the previous discussion of not being 
"rocket science", here is a seminar on IT from 
someone who used to run the European Space Agency. ;-)


>Innovation Seminar Series
>The Challenges of Research in ICT:  What can we 
>learn from the Past – with a focus on the case of INRIA, France
>Speaker:       Professor Alain Bensoussan
>Distinguished Research Professor of Operations 
>Management, Director of the International Center 
>for  Decision and Risk Analysis (ICDRiA), University of Texas
>Time/Date: 10:30 – 12:00 pm, Wednesday, 6 December, 2006
>Location:      Theatre 1, Ground Floor, HW Arndt Bldg #25 (off Kingsley St)
>Cost:          No charge
>RSVP:  Dora Gava 02 6125 3664   Dora.gava at anu.edu.au
>Professor Alain Bensoussan (Fellow, IEEE) 
>Distinguished Research Professor in Operations 
>Management, School of Management, and Director 
>of the International Center for Risk and 
>Decision Analysis, at the University of Texas at 
>Dallas.  He was a Professor of Mathematics at 
>the University of  Paris Dauphine from 1969 to 
>2004, President of INRIA (National Institute for 
>Research in Computer Science and Control) from 
>1984 to 1996, President of CNES (the French 
>Space Agency) from 1996 to 2003, and Chairman of 
>Council of the European Space Agency from 1999 
>to 2002. He is a member of the French Academy of 
>Sciences, the French Academy of Technology, the 
>International Academy of Astronautics, and the 
>Academia Europae. He has been awarded the NASA 
>Public Service Medal, the Von Humboldt Prize, 
>Legion d’Honneur of France, and Bundesverdienstkreuz of Germany.
>Further information at: http://som.utdallas.edu/icdria/
>INRIA http://www.inria.fr/inria/historique.en.html
>This seminar is sponsored by:
>National Centre for Information Systems Research
>College of Business & Economics, ANU

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