People Involved Tapia Conference
Call for Participation Conference Program General Information Supporters
Wednesday, October 15, 2003
8:00am Breakfast: Tennessee/Alabama Room
8:45am Welcoming Remarks
Nina M. Berry, Sandia National Laboratories
9:00am Modeling Smart Sensor Integrated Manufacturing System
Srikanth Vadde, Northeastern University
9:45am Electronic Advocacy and Mission Advancement: A Survey of African-American Advocacy Organizations
M. Noelle Lee, West Virginia University
10:30am Coffee Break: Tennessee/Alabama Room
11:00am Optimization of Trajectories to Mars Using Electronic Propulsion
Powtawche Williams, Rice University
11:45am Q&A Session
12:30pm Luncheon: Tennessee/Alabama Room
2:00pm Subjective Views in Collaborative Virtual Environments
Jianghui Ying, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2:45pm A Communication-Oriented Signal-Sensor-Brain-Response Framework for Collaborative Virtual Environments
Yunxian Zhou, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
3:30pm Coffee Break: Tennessee/Alabama Room
4:00pm Baselining Brain-Computer Interface Systems
Adriane B. Davis, Georgia State University
4:45pm Closing Remarks, Nina M. Berry
5:30pm Break
6:00pm Dinner: Tenessee/Alabama Room
Welcoming Remarks by Bryant York, Tapia 2003 Conference Co-Chair
7:30pm Break
8:00pm - 10:00pm Conference Welcome Reception
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Based on submitted applications and presented material, the following are a specific list of questions the committee and panelists thought might be helpful in describing your research.
  1. What is the motivation for your work?
  2. What is your research problem?
  3. What assumptions are you making? Are these assumptions valid?
  4. Why is your research problem significant?
  5. What is the current state-of-the-art, if any, for your research problem?
  6. What are you proposing to do? (separate from your research group)
  7. How are your proposing to do it?
  8. What is unique of your approach?
  9. Which references are you using?
     Last updated: 10/15/03 (MMC)