Compute & Headstart are twin events organized by ACM Bangalore (kickstart.in) at Bangalore on Jan 18th to 20th, 2008. Compute 2008 focusses on computing in service oriented, autonomic computing in dynamic, high performance environments & HeadStart 2008 is a technology showcase and networking event focussing on consumer services, mobility, enterprise applications and embedded systems.
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Compute and Headstart are twin events organized by ACM Bangalore/Kickstart.in at Bangalore on Jan 18-20th 2008 at the JN Tata complex, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. This is the first time that such an event is being organized that brings together academia, entrepreneurs and industry under one roof. The 3-day event will feature presentations of new products and research; technology tutorials; panel discussions on segments such as consumer services, mobility, enterprise applications and embedded systems; workshops on how to identify business opportunities, raise money, build products and effectively sell them in the marketplace. You don’t want to miss this event if your passion is to see the latest and most exciting technology coming from various research labs in India, or you are looking to hang up your boots and start a new company.
Compute and HeadStart keynotes include Ram Shriram, one of the first investors in Google; Dr Peter Hofstee, a distinguished research from IBM Research and Dr Umeshwar Dayal from the Intelligent Enterprise Lab, HP Labs, USA. Our panels in each segment includes a number of well-known international researchers, industry leaders and venture capitalists. The workshops will be led by well-known VCs and entrepreneurs and will provide you a chance to interact with them. There are also a set of tutorials on the state-of-art technology covering things like Software services, High performance systems, Search engines, etc.
Event was successful, entire event is covered by Harinath Pudipeddi on his blog Hari Says.