The ATLAS Speaker Series


The ATLAS Speaker Series hosts distinguished visitors from academia, industry and the arts. The series is an educational and experiential resource for students, faculty and the larger community to discuss the challenges, opportunities and innovative applications of technology. Unless otherwise noted, talks are from 4-5 p.m., Mondays in ATLAS 100, Cofrin Auditorium, ground floor; enter from lobby. See map of campus with the Roser ATLAS building.

web-333w-Ello-1-20-15The Launch of a New Social Network, Ello
Join Ello co-founders Paul Budnitz, Todd Berger and Lucian Föhr as they discuss their journey to the anti-Facebook! Last year a new social network busted onto the scene and toppled the status quo. Meet the team that did it! Ello co-founders, including entrepreneur Paul Budnitz and Boulder-based designers Todd Berger and Lucian Föhr, will discuss their new venture and how it is redefining privacy and digital communities.


4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, ATLAS 100, Cofrin Auditorium, 1st floor



web333w_Lucy-Sanders-NCWIT-1-20-15_2Entrepreneurs Unplugged features NCWIT’s Lucy Sanders
Silicon Flatirons and ATLAS moderators Brad Feld and Jill Dupré welcome Lucy Sanders, co-founder and CEO of the National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT). Join us for discussion of entrepreneurship and leadership as Sanders shares her experiences as accomplished computer scientist and technology executive. She will discuss the career path that led her to co-found and lead NCWIT, a national organization inspiring the next generation of young women to careers in computer science.
6 p.m. Wednesday, January 28



Advancing Communities with Technology
Technologist Wayan Vota will discuss issues related to
international development (ICTD) and advancing
global communities.

4 p.m. Monday, February 9


Technology and the Photographic Image
Photojournalist and ATLAS Ph.D. student Kevin Moloney
will talk about how advances in technology have changed
the concept of the photographic image.
4 p.m. Monday, February 23


Game Design and Development
Megan Fox, programmer and CEO of Glass Bottom
Games, will discuss game design and development.
4 p.m. Monday, March 2


Innovation and Crowdsourcing
Creative visionary John Winsor will lead a conversation
about collaboration, open innovation and crowdsourcing.
4 p.m. Wednesday, March 4


Art, Technology and Social Interaction
Artist Addie Wagenknecht will talk about the interplay
between technology and social interaction.
4 p.m. Monday, April 6


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