Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems: A Virtual Convocation

Meeting in Progress
Details
April
28
2020
to
April
28
2020
April 28, 2020 AT 09:16 AM
Virtual
Schedule
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020
  • 09:45 AM To 09:52 AM
    President's Welcome
  • 09:52 AM To 10:00 AM
    Introduction to FOCUS
  • 10:00 AM To 10:45 AM
    Block I: Relearning from Complexity
  • 10:45 AM To 11:15 AM
    Comments and Discussion
  • 11:15 AM To 12:00 PM
    Block II: Recursive Systems of Systems
  • 12:00 PM To 12:30 PM
    Comments and Discussion
  • 12:30 PM To 12:45 PM
    Synthesis, Reflections, and Opportunities (Blocks I and II)
  • 12:45 PM To 01:00 PM
    Virtual Break
  • 01:00 PM To 01:45 PM
    Block III: Communicating Complexity
  • 01:45 PM To 02:15 PM
    Comments and Discussion
  • 02:15 PM To 03:00 PM
    Block IV: Capabilities and Competencies for Systems Integration
  • 03:00 PM To 03:30 PM
    Comments and Discussion
  • 03:30 PM To 03:45 PM
    Synthesis, Reflections, and Opportunities (Blocks III and IV)
  • 04:00 PM To 04:00 PM
    Adjourn
Speakers
  • Darryl Farber is a professor in the College of Engineering and the School of International Affairs at Penn State University.  His scholarship focuses on strategic foresight and analysis of sociotechnical, engineering systems for interdependent critical infrastructure.  He serves on the editorial board of Systems Engineering journal and ...

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  • Dr. Johns is an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine, health policy, and as a head and neck cancer surgeon.

    He currently serves as Professor in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at Emory University.  He is Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Emeritus at Emory University, and President, CEO, and Chairman of ...

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  • James Jones
    University of Florida

    Dr. Jones, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the University of Florida, received a PhD degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from North Carolina State University. He is internationally recognized as a leader in mathematical modeling of cropping systems; interactive effects of climate, soil, water, genetics, and management on ...

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  • Dr. Andrew Clark is Director of Programmes at the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering overseeing their enterprise, research, international partnership and sustainable development activities, which give grants totalling over $50 million each year to engineers around the world. He is a member of the board of the Engineering X Safer Complex ...

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  • Richard N. Foster is an Emeritus Senior Partner of McKinsey & Company, Inc. where he founded and led several practices including the private equity practice, the healthcare practice, the Technology and Innovation practice, and McKinsey’s worldwide knowledge development. Dr. Foster is Chairman of Ancera Diagnostics, the ...

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At-a-Glance

Join the virtual NAE Convocation of Professional Engineering Societies on April 28, 2020. Distinguished speakers from industry, universities, government, and nongovernmental organizations will discuss contemporary societal challenges that could benefit from a complex systems engineering mindset and consider approaches to advance our collective capabilities and competencies, from engineering practice to education and policy. The discussions are expected to inform a new NAE initiative under development entitled Forum on Complex Unifiable Systems (FOCUS)

Sponsors:
Dassault Systemes
United Engineering Foundation.

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