Past Events

Thursday, March 15, 2012
12:00pm to 1:30pm
[Full title of this talk: "A Guided Tour to Possible IT-facilitated Future Scenarios with Global Reach; From Personalized Healthcare to 3D Virtual Worlds Where Social Networks Thrive"] In this R-rated talk (where "R" stands for "Research" ...) we will visualize future IT-facilitated scenarios in the new worlds created...
Monday, November 15, 2010
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The tech industry has often asserted that the foreign nationals they sponsor for immigration or work visas are "the best and the brightest." Some are indeed brilliant, but what about the group as a whole? This talk will present an analysis of the extent to which the assertion is true, based on salaries, patent production,...
Thursday, November 4, 2010
12:00pm to 1:30pm
In what is arguably the most globalized industry and labor market in the world, merchant shipping, it is a curious fact that nearly one out of every three workers at sea are from a single country – the Philippines. Over 375,000 Filipinos ply the world's oceans as engine room oilers, deck hands, cabin cleaners and junior...