Argonne National Laboratory

Ian Foster at TEDxCERN

April 30, 2013

Ian Foster, Argonne Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, will present "Science as Voyage" at the first-ever TEDxCERN conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

His talk will be broadcast live Friday, May 3, 2013, at about 10 a.m. The event will be streamed live on the TEDxCERN website. The Computation Institute will host a live high-definition webcast at the University of Chicago's Searle Laboratory 240A.

The Computation Institute is a joint institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. Foster is also an Argonne senior scientist and the Arthur Holly Compton distinguished service professor of computer science.

TEDxCERN will also feature talks by Nobel Laureate George Smoot, geneticist George Church, physicist Gian Giudice, animations, live music and much more.