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
  • Dr. Marie-Elisabeth Paté-Cornell is a Professor and the Founding Chairman of the Management Science and Engineering department at Stanford. Her specialty is engineering risk analysis, with applications to complex systems (space, medical, offshore platforms, cyber security, nuclear, etc.). She is a member of the National Academy of ...

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  • Dr. Tilbury leads NSF's Directorate for Engineering in its mission to support engineering research and education critical to the nation's future and fosters innovations to benefit society. The Engineering Directorate provides about 40 percent of the federal funding for fundamental research in engineering at academic institutions and ...

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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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  • Dr. McCarthy is a consultant and serves on the Board of Shui on Land (SOL), Ltd., (瑞安房地产) which is publicly traded (stock code 0272) on the Hong Kong Exchange. Dr. McCarthy was formerly employed by Exponent, Inc., (NASDAQ symbol “EXPO”), headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Dr. McCarthy joined Exponent, then Failure ...

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  • Jeffrey (Jeff) Wilcox is Vice President for Digital Futures at Lockheed Martin.  In this role he is responsible for the future-of-work portfolio and serves as the champion for catalyzing change across the Lockheed Martin enterprise. His team is chartered with building and casting the Lockheed Martin transformation vision and creating 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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