Convocation Agenda

April 24, 2017
08:00 AM – 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast - East Court
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM
Welcome from the NAE
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C. D. Mote, Jr., President Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering
08:40 AM – 08:50 AM
Welcome from the AAES
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Alyse R. Stofer, Chair, American Association of Engineering Societies
09:40 AM – 02:00 PM
SESSION I – Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems in Engineering – the Challenges and Opportunities of This Frontier
09:41 AM – 09:50 AM
Introduction
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Moderator: Alan S. Brown, Associate Editor, Mechanical Engineering, ASME
09:50 AM – 10:40 AM
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Smart Manufacturing: Advanced Sensing, Controls, Platforms, Modeling, and Next-Generation OT/IT Practices
James F. Davis, CTO/CIO, Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, Vice Provost & CTO, University of California, Los Angeles
Ethically Aligned Design: Values-Driven Technology for the Algorithmic Age
John C. Havens, Executive Director, The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
The Journey of Using Autonomous Machines in Mining
Michael C. Murphy, Chief Engineer, Surface Mining & Technology Division, Caterpillar Inc.
Autonomous Systems: The Future in Aerospace
Kevin A. Wise, Senior Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company
10:40 AM – 10:55 AM
Break
10:55 AM – 11:45 AM
Panel Continues
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Moderated Discussion between Panelists, Audience Questions
12:30 PM – 01:40 PM
Lunch
01:40 PM – 02:00 PM
Dream Big
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Leslie Collins, Executive Director, DiscoverE Foundation
02:00 PM – 02:10 PM
Introduction
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Kodi Verhalen, 2016-17 President, National Society of Professional Engineers
02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Session II - Ethics and Autonomous Vehicles
02:10 PM – 04:00 PM
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A System-Level Perspective on Self-Driving Cars and Engineering Ethics
Joseph Herkert, Associate Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology & Society, North Carolina State University; Advisory Group Member, NAE Center for Engineering Ethics and Society
Jason Borenstein, Director, Graduate Research Ethics Programs; Associate Director, Center for Ethics and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology
Moving Beyond the Trolley Problem: Why Engineers Really Need Ethics to Design Automated Vehicles
J. Christian Gerdes, Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Director Center for Automotive Research, Stanford University
The Traffic Jam of Robots: Implications of Autonomous Vehicles for Trip-Making and Society
Joan Walker, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Global Metropolitan Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Earning Trust and Evaluating Trustworthiness
Bryant Walker Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Law and (by courtesy) School of Engineering, University of South Carolina
03:45 PM – 04:00 PM
Break
04:00 PM – 04:55 PM
Moderated Discussion between Panelists, Audience Questions
05:00 PM
Adjourn