2018 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

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September
30
2018
to
October
01
2018
October 22, 2018 AT 01:22 PM
2101 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Schedule
Sunday, Sep 30, 2018
  • 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
    Registration
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Brunch
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Tax and Financial Planning Seminar (with brunch)
  • 12:00 PM To 05:30 PM
    Public Program
  • 05:30 PM To 07:00 PM
    Reception
  • 06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
    Golden Bridge Society Reception and Dinner (by invitation)
Monday, Oct 01, 2018
  • 07:00 AM To 02:00 PM
    Registration
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Foreign Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Home Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
  • 08:30 AM To 09:30 AM
    NAE Business Session (Members only)
  • 09:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    Forum: Privacy and Security in the 21st Century - Who Knows and Who Controls?
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:45 PM To 01:30 PM
    Testifying before Congress: A Tutorial (Buffet lunch will be provided)
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section Meetings (members only)
    Keck Center and National Academy of Sciences Building
  • 06:30 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    Mayflower Hotel
  • 07:30 PM To 12:00 AM
    Dinner and Dancing
    Mayflower Hotel
Speakers
  •  Mr. Gordon R. England
    Chair, National Academy of Engineering

    Gordon R. England is chair of the board of PFP Cybersecurity and a partner of Dyno-Tech, LLC. Previously, he served as deputy secretary of defense (2005–09) and, as secretary of the Navy (2001–06), was credited with developing successful surge plans for America’s fleet, strengthening the ties between the Navy and Coast Guard, and ...

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  • Mr. Ali Velshi
    MSNBC Anchor and Business Correspondent, NBC News and MSNBC

    Ali Velshi is an anchor and business correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. He has covered a broad range of breaking news events and global affairs throughout his career, including US presidential elections, ISIL and the Syrian refugee crisis, the Iran nuclear deal from Tehran, the tensions between Russia and NATO from Eastern Europe and the High ...

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  • Mr. Mike Walker
    Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research NExT

    Mike Walker is a principal researcher at Microsoft working on security AI. Before joining Microsoft, he led DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge, a two-year $58M contest to construct and compete the first prototypes of reasoning cyberdefense AI. In 2016 at the DEF CON hacking contest, these prototypes took their first flight into the game of ...

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  • Ms. Aanchal Gupta
    Director of Security, Facebook

    Aanchal Gupta is director of security at Facebook, leading a global team responsible for assessing and mitigating security risks across Facebook. Her team provides security guidance to the company’s diverse product offerings, including Messenger, Instagram, Oculus, and WhatsApp, and is responsible for ensuring the security of ...

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  • Ms. Diane Greene
    Chief Executive Officer, Google Cloud

    Diane Greene is CEO of Google Cloud and a director of Alphabet. Before Google, she cofounded and ran three technology companies: VMware, which she took public for a $19.1B first-day closing valuation; VXtreme, a low-bandwidth streaming video company that was bought by Microsoft; and Bebop, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup acquired by Google. ...

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At-a-Glance

This year’s focus is Privacy and Security in the 21st Century – Who Knows and Who Controls?
 

***Watch the webcast from September 30, 2018***

 

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Saturday, September 29: NAE orientation for the Class of 2018.

 

Sunday, September 30: Brunch will be available at 10:30 am and the public program will begin at 12:00 noon. NAE Chair Gordon R. England will give opening remarks, followed by the president’s address and then the induction of 83 new members and 16 foreign members who were elected in February. We will present the Simon Ramo Founders Award, the Arthur M. Bueche Award, and the Bernard M. Gordon Prize Lecture.

During the afternoon program two distinguished speakers will present plenary lectures to address the challenges of securing computing devices and protecting both individual and collective privacy. Mike Walker, principal researcher at Microsoft, will talk about personal security of computers, phones, and Internet of Things devices. Diane Greene, chief executive officer at Google Cloud, will discuss the security of the cloud and large-scale global data centers.

Monday, October 1: The day will begin with the NAE business session, followed by the forum, continuing the discussion on cybersecurity. Mike Walker will be joined by Batya Friedman, professor in the Information School at the University of Washington; Scott Renfro, software engineer at Facebook; and Dr. Lea Kissner, global lead of privacy technologies at Google.

The afternoon will be devoted to NAE section meetings, which will be held at the NAS Building and the Keck Center.

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