2008 Purdue–Silicon Valley Symposia

The 2008 Purdue–Silicon Valley Symposia are a series of monthly technical seminars introducing alumni and corporate friends in California’s Silicon Valley to exciting research taking place at Purdue. These talks highlight areas of new opportunity for Silicon Valley investors and Purdue faculty to join forces in their common pursuit of field-defining research and educational innovation.

Check out the Purdue–Silicon Valley Symposia 2008 schedule and mark your calendars. These seminars focus on topics within Purdue Engineering's signature areas, providing opportunities to network with Purdue alumni and faculty and discover infinite possibilities for collaboration between Silicon Valley and Purdue. For an overview of past events, please see last year’s speakers and topics.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the following for sponsoring our 2008 series: Asyst Technologies, Foundation Capital, National Semiconductor, Sandisk, SDL Ventures, and Tallwood Venture Capital.

Attending the Symposia

Please RSVP to Carrie Underwood at crunder@purdue.edu or (765) 494-3441 (by one week before each event). If you would like to receive an e-mail reminder of each month’s program, please send Carrie your e-mail address. Check back periodically for schedule updates and abstracts of future symposia.

Symposium Pictures

Pictures from Purdue Symposium 2008 at Testarossa Vineyards. February 27, 2008

Symposia Schedule


Tuesday
March 25, 2008

Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 470-2816

Lead Locally or Follow Globally
Joe Schoendorf

Tuesday
April 22, 2008

Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 470-2816

Engineering For the Planet
Panel Discussion

Thursday
June 12, 2008

Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 470-2816

Conversation with Purdue's President
France Córdova
President
Purdue University

Tuesday
August 26, 2008

Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 470-2816

Future Cyberinfrastructure
Gerhard Klimeck
Professor
Purdue ECE

Tuesday
September 23, 2008

Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 470-2816

TBD
Jim Kahan

Tuesday
October 28, 2008

Dinner
6:30-8:30 PM

Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 470-2816

TBD
James Krogmeier