Iowa State University Emerging Technologies Conference 2007 Emerging Technologies Conference 2007
ETC 2007

All events take place in Howe Hall on the Iowa State University campus and are free and open to the public.

Virtual Reality Application Center's C6 Grand Opening
Thursday, April 26

  • • 9:00am to 4:00pm -- VRAC C6 Public Tours [FULL]
    Location: VRAC, 1620 Howe Hall, ISU
    03.29.2007 – The C6 tour openings have all been filled. Please check out the other demos, speakers and events taking place during ETC2007 on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
  • • 9:00 to 4:00pm – Interactive Technology Demonstrations & Poster Presentations
    Location: VRAC, 1620 Howe Hall
  • • 2:00 to 3:00 pm – Melinda Cerney Knight of Microsoft: Engineering the User Experience in Windows Vista
    Location: 1227 Hoover Hall
  • • 3:00 to 4:00pm – HCI Student Usability Relays
    Location: Howe Hall Atrium
  • • 4:00 to 5:00pm – A Conversation with Neal Stephenson
    Location: Alliant Energy – Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall, ISU
  • Neal Stephenson is the author of the bestselling Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World) as well as the novels Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, and Zodiac.
    Submit a question for Neal Stephenson.

  • • 5:00 to 5:30pm – Book Signing: Neal Stephenson
    Location: Howe Hall First Floor Foyer
  • • 7:00pm – IgniteIT
    Location: ISU Research Park Rotunda, 2321 North Loop Drive, Ames, IA

 IgniteIT text logo IgniteIT is a networking opportunity for Iowa's educational community, technology enthusiasts, IT professionals, students and entrepreneurs, artists, and nonprofits. The focus is IT in the broad sense: infotainment in a casual atmosphere. The goal is to get people connected to foster new and interesting opportunities.

Dynamic view of the C6 enclosure, looking up from the atrium floor.

Neal Stephenson

VRAC's UAV Application running on a 4000x4000 pixel display in the C6.