hist-games: GO SYMPOSIUM GOES LIVE

P Shotwell pshotwell at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 14:59:23 PDT 2012


THE GO SYMPOSIUM AT BLACK MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA, USA WILL BE BROADCAST
LIVE SATURDAY AUG 4 9:00-5:00 AND SUNDAY AUG 5 9:00-8:30 USA EASTERN
STANDARD TIME. IT WILL ALSO BE ARCHIVED LATER. GO TO
www.gosymposium.orgAND LOOK FOR THE BUTTON OR GO DIRECTLY TO
http://www.gosymposium.org/broadcast.html
SCHEDULE

A = Attending Congress
S = Skype presentation

Saturday Aug. 4

9:00    Chen Zuyuan  History  S
The Evolution of Japanese Territory and Chinese Area Scoring Since the Tang
Dynasty
9:45    Jacques Basaldua  Computer  S
Advances in M-eval: A Multivariate Evaluation Function for Opening
Positions in Computer Go
10:30  Peter Schumer  Teaching  A
Design of a College Go Course
11:15 Israel Rodriguez Nava  Culture  S
Cultural Considerations in the Spread of Go in Western Countries

12:00-1:00  Lunch

1:00  Bill Spight  Go Theory  S
How to Estimate Territory: Research into the Influence of Immortal,
Partially Immortal, and Dead Stones, and the Estimation of Territory on the
3x3 Board
1:45  Francois van Niekerk  Computer  S
New Work on MCTS Parallelisatio
2:10  Peter Shotwell  History
A reading of the short version of "Historical Hypotheses and Facts About
the Game of Go in Vietnam," a paper by Konstantin Bayraktarov of Bulgaria
2:15  Peter Shotwell  History
Some Notes on the Possible Origins in Ancient Greece and Rome (via Bactria)
of the Tibetan Custodial Capture Game Mig Mang That Uses Go Stones and
Boards
2:30  Dalsoo, Kim  History  A
A Study of Flower (Star) Points in Go and Other Games
3:15  Kyle Blocher  Go Theory  A
The Value of Moves: Sente, Gote, and Combinatorial Game Theory
4:00  Ichiro Tanioka  History
The Origin of 19×19 Go-boards in China
4:45  Dae-won Suh  Greeting

7:30  Nolan Bushnell  Keynote Speech
Peter Armenia
Paul Celmer
Peter Freedman
Moving Go From the Cultural Backgrouond to Center Stage




Sunday August 5

 9:00    Thomas  Wolf  Go Theory S
Basic Seki in Go
9:45    Chen Zu-yan  Poetry S
The Art of Black and White: Weiqi in Chinese Poetry
10:30  Roxanna Duntley-Matos  Education and Community Organization  A
"Playing Under and Pushing Through the Stones": Privileging Transnational
Go Network Formation and Minority Leadership from Lower to Higher Education.
11:15  Peter Shotwell  History
The Origins of Go Strategies in Classical Chinese Grammar

12:00-1:00  Lunch

1:00-2:30  A Panel Discussion on Go in China Today:
Marc Moskowitz  A
Wei Qi Wonders: Conversations About the Game of Go in China (Film)
and
The Challenges of Categorization for an Increasingly Globalized Game
Stephanie Mingming Yin (China 1-dan Professional)  A
Experiences in Growing Up in the Profession and Observations on the Chinese
Methods of Education  Joshua A. Guarino (Go Congress Japanese-English
Interpreter) A
Cross-cultural memoirs
Peter Shotwell  (Go Historian)
Go in China 1985
2:30 Hotta Yumi  A
Hikaru no Go creator – Interview
Paul Barchilon  (Vice-President and Youth Coordinator, American Go
Foundation: 2006 Teacher of the Year)  A
Akane Negishi  (Translator)
3:15 Terry Benson  Rules/Attitudes A
Spreading Go - Rules and Attitudes Which Make That Hard
A Panel Discussion on Go on How to Start a Go Program in Your Community
Moderated by Roy Laird, PhD, LCSW-R (Program Director, New York City
Children’s Aid Society)
Play Go and Grow: Why Every School and Library Should Have a Go Program  A
Paul Barchilon (Vice-President and Youth Coordinator, American Go
Foundation: 2006 Teacher of the Year)
Developing Youth Programs
Peter Freedman, PhD (Portland, Oregon Children's go organizer); 2011
Portland and Mexico Children’s Tournament)  A
Teaching Children to Become Go Players
Siddhartha Avila (Program Director, Mexican Youth Go Community; Univ. of
Michigan Cultural Ambassador Go Program)  A
The Art of Go in Education and Presentation of the International Children’s
Go Art Contest
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