2023 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

Agenda

September 30, 2023
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
New Member Orientation (Class of 2023 & Councillors only)
This session is exclusively for new members and new international members. NAE leadership will provide an overview of the NAE and the National Academies, followed by a Q&A session. The event will conclude with a brief orientation of the Sunday Induction Ceremony.
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Welcome
Speaker: Donald C. Winter, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering , Vice Chair, National Research Council
Speaker: Alton D. Romig, Jr., Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Gregory H. Symmes, NASEM Chief Program Officer
Speaker: Carol K. Hall, Home Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Nadine N. Aubry, International Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Roger L. McCarthy, Treasurer, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Eileen Erickson, Director of Outreach & Communications, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Guru Madhavan, Senior Director of Programs, National Academy of Engineering
Speaker: Wesley L. Harris, Vice President, National Academy of Engineering
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Great Hall & West Court
The Big Picture: Program and Activity Expo (Class of 2023 & Councillors only)
This session is your opportunity to mingle with fellow new members, meet with staff and leaders, and immerse yourself in the various programs, activities, publications and reports of NASEM.
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
National Cathedral
New Member Dinner (invitation only)
Bus transportation will be provided from the JW Marriott. Please provide entrée selections & allergies when registering. Black Tie
October 1, 2023
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Lecture Room & East Court
Underrepresented Minorities of NAE Business Meeting & Brunch (Members only)
The NAE established the Underrepresented Minorities of the National Academy of Engineering (URMNAE) member-led event in 2021 under the Racial Justice and Equity Committee. The event aims to discuss the progress in electing underrepresented minorities to NAE membership and other activities directed ...
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Members' Room
Planned Giving Seminar & Brunch
Save Taxes, Increase Impact, and Maximize Your Legacy  Learn about options for estate and philanthropic planning to maximize what you leave to your family and favorite charities while minimizing taxes. Elana Lippa has helped donors create meaningful, tax-efficient gifts and planned and ...
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Elana Lippa, Director of Planned Giving, National Academy of Engineering
11:45 AM – 01:15 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
Public Program
The NAE Class of 2023 will be inducted with opening remarks from NAE Chair Donald C. Winter, followed by President John L. Anderson's address. The NAE Executive Officer Alton D. Romig, Jr. will then introduce the Members and International Members of the Class of 2023.
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Chair's Address
Donald C. Winter, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
President's Address
John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering , Vice Chair, National Research Council
The Induction Ceremony will open with remarks from NAE Chair Donald C. Winter, followed by President John L. Anderson’s address. The NAE Executive Officer Alton D. Romig, Jr., will then introduce the Members and International Members of the Class of 2023.
01:15 PM – 01:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Terrace
Class & Anniversary photos
Class of 2023 and Anniversary Members (class of 1998)  proceed with staff guidance through the Constitution Avenue Lobby to the Terrace.
02:00 PM – 03:15 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
Special Lecture on Engineering and Society
Our society is struggling to engineer heterogeneous systems of people and technologies. For instance, our systems for dealing with pandemics, climate change, inequality, and financial stress have fallen short, in significant part because of unanticipated human behaviors. Perhaps as a consequence, ...
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Engineering and Society: Engineering Ecosystems with AI
Speaker: Alex "Sandy" Pentland , Professor of Media Arts and Sciences; Toshiba Professor, MIT
Moderator: Rodolphe Barrangou , T. R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
Celebration of Life for Bill Wulf, NAE President 1996-2007
Bill Wulf is remembered and revered by the National Academies community for his service as NAE president from 1996-2007. He was a dynamic advocate of the critical role of engineering and technology in quality of life, in national and homeland security, and in globally sustainable development.
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Celebrating the Life of Wm. A. Wulf 1939 - 2023
Speaker: John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering , Vice Chair, National Research Council
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
West Lawn
Reception
06:30 PM – 09:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Great Hall
Golden Bridge Society Dinner (invitation only)
06:30 PM – 09:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Off-site
Section Dinners/Reception (if your section is holding an event)
October 2, 2023
07:15 AM – 08:15 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Members' Room
International Secretary Meeting and Breakfast (International Members & Guest only)
08:15 AM – 09:00 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
Plenary Speaker
NAE Member, Arun Majumdar, will commence our sustainability discussions by providing comprehensive overview.
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Plenary Speaker: Sustainability: The Defining Challenge and Opportunity of the 21st Century
Arun Majumdar, Chester Naramore Dean, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability; Jay Precourt Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Energy Science and Engineering, Stanford University
09:00 AM – 09:45 AM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
Awards Presentations
We will present the Simon Ramo Founders Award and Arthur M. Bueche Award and celebrate the installation of the new George and Virginia Bugliarello NAE International Secretary.
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Moderator: Wesley L. Harris, Vice President, National Academy of Engineering
The Simon Ramo Founders Award, the oldest award presented by the National Academy of Engineering, was established in 1965 to honor an outstanding NAE member or international member who has upheld the ideals and principles of the NAE through professional, educational, and personal achievement and ...
2023 Simon Ramo Founders Award Recipient: Dr. Robert W. Conn, Walter J. Zable Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Dean, Emeritus, Jacobs School, University of California, San Diego
The Arthur M. Bueche Award of the National Academy of Engineering recognizes an engineer who has been actively involved in determining US science and technology policy, promoting technological developments, and contributing to the enhancement of relations between industries, government, and ...
2023 Arthur M. Bueche Award Recipient: Dr. David L. Tennenhouse, Senior Advisor, National Science Foundation
The Virginia and George Bugliarello NAE International Secretary position was endowed and named by Virginia Bugliarello-Wondrich in honor of her late husband, George Bugliarello, who served as the NAE’s international secretary for two terms and represented our membership across the globe with ...
Dr. Nadine N. Aubry, Professor, Tufts University
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Auditorium
Forum - Engineering the Future for Sustainability
This year’s forum on Engineering the Future for Sustainability: Measuring and Communicating Our Progress will feature a lineup of energy experts with diverse views including Arun Majumdar (NAE), Stanford University, David Allen (NAE), University of Texas, Sarah Kapnick, National Oceanic and ...
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Panelist: Sarah Kapnick , Chief Scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Panelist: David Allen, Norbert Dittrich-Welch Chair in Chemical Engineering, Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, and Co-Director of the Energy Emissions Modeling and Data Lab, University of Texas at Austin
Panelist: Erkan Erdem , UPartner and National Leader of Economic Services Practice, KPMG LLP
Moderator: Deanne Bell, Founder and CEO of Future Engineers
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
West Lawn
Lunch
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Lecture Room & East Court
Women of the NAE Meeting & Lunch (Members only)
The NAE established the Women of NAE (WNAE) member-led event in 2019. The event aims to build on the recommendations that came out of the June meeting, and to identify concrete goals, objectives, timelines, and volunteers to move from conversation to action, in support of the NAE objectives to ...
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
NAS & Keck
Section Meetings (Members only)
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
JW Marriott
Dinner Dance Reception (Members and Guests only)
07:30 PM – 11:59 PM
(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
JW Marriott
Dinner Dance
Members and their guests are welcome to dance until midnight to the Odyssey Band, with a repertoire from jazz to swing to rock and roll. Black Tie optional