2017 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting Agenda

Conferences Agenda
October 8, 2017
10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Estate Planning Seminar with Brunch
Financial, Gift, and Estate Planning in a New Tax Law Environment: What it Might Mean
Tax law changes may be coming. This session will review the potential changes and how they may impact your financial, gift, and estate planning goals.
Cindy Sterling, ChFC & RL, Sterling Financial Planning
12:30 PM – 05:30 PM
Public Program
President's Address
53rd National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting
Welcome to this year’s annual meeting of the National Academy of Engineering, and a special welcome to our new members and foreign members on your induction day.
C. D. Mote, Jr., President Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering
Induction Ceremony for the NAE Class of 2017
Alton D. Romig, Jr., Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
Awards Program
2017 Bernard M. Gordon Prize Lecture
Dr. Julio M. Ottino, Dean, R.R. McCormick Institute Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, R.R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Plenary Speakers
Extended Intelligence – A System of Humans and Machines
Joichi Ito, Professor of the Practice in Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab
Autonomous Systems and Ethics
Patrick Lin, Director, Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group, California Polytechnic State University
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM
06:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Golden Bridge Society Reception and Dinner [offsite, by invitation]
October 9, 2017
07:00 AM – 02:00 PM
07:00 AM – 08:30 AM
Great Hall
Continental Breakfast
07:01 AM – 08:30 AM
Members' Room
Foreign Secretary Breakfast [by invitation]
07:01 AM – 08:30 AM
Lecture Room
Home Secretary Breakfast [by invitation]
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
NAE Business Session [members only]
09:30 AM – 12:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Public Forum
Autonomy on Land and Sea and in the Air and Space
C. D. Mote, Jr., President Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering
Moderator: Mr. Ali Velshi, Chief Business Correspondent and Anchor, NBC News and MSNBC Live
Autonomy on Land
Raj Rajkumar, George Westinghouse Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Autonomy at Sea
James Bellingham, Director, Center for Marine Robotics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Autonomy in the Air
Claire Tomlin, Charles A. Desoer Chair, College of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Autonomy in Space
MiMi Aung, Deputy Division Manager, Autonomous Systems, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Testifying before Congress: A Tutorial [Buffet lunch will be provided]
It is essential that congressional policymakers hear a clear and objective interpretation of what science and engineering bring to the policy agenda. This communication is a special type of oral presentation, and several elements are keys to its sucess.
Christopher King, Executive Director, The Office of Congressional and Government Affairs (OCGA)
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
NAS Building and Keck Center
Section Meetings
06:30 PM
JW Marriott Hotel
07:30 PM – 12:00 AM
JW Marriott Hotel
Dinner and Dancing