Energy Ethics in Science and Engineering Education

Planning Workshop on Energy Ethics in Science and Engineering Education Agenda

On September 12, 2011, a small interdisciplinary group of scientists, engineers, social scientists, and philosophers met at the Keck Building of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to discuss first year activities and plans for years two and three of the Energy Ethics in Science and Engineering Education project.
September 12, 2011
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM
Welcome
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Proctor Reid, Director, National Academy of Engineering
08:45 AM – 10:00 AM
ASU Discussion of Current Activities and Findings
Energy Options and Policy and Educational Initiatives addressing the associated social and ethical issues. Brief Presentations from the ASU Team Members Clark Miller, Joseph Herkert, Sharlissa Moore, Chad Monfreda
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Clark Miller, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
Sharlissa Moore, Doctoral Student, Arizona State University
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Break
10:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Panel of Experts and Q&A
Carl Mitcham on Energy and Ethics, Frank Laird on Institutional Issues and Energy Ethics, and  Anu Ramaswami on Ethics in Energy Education
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Moderator and CEES Chair: Dr. John F. Ahearne, Retired Executive Director , Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society (Retired)
Carl Mitcham, Hans Jonas Chair at the European Graduate School and Professor of Liberal Arts and International Studies, Colorado School of Mines
Frank Laird, Associate Professor of Technology and Public Policy, University of Denver
Anu Ramaswami, Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Working Lunch and Evaluation Planning
Discussion of the Evaluation plan.
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Lynette Osborne, Assistant Professor, The George Washington University
01:30 PM – 03:20 PM
NIEES and Policy Workshop Program Development
Big Questions: What should the curriculum for the NIEES be; who should teach it and how; when and where will it be held; how should it be publicized and how will applications be solicited and evaluated? What should the educational and policy foci of the final workshop be; who should be on the ...
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Session Leader: Clark Miller, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
03:20 PM – 03:30 PM
Break
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM
Plans for Project Outputs
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Lynette Osborne, Assistant Professor, The George Washington University
04:30 PM
Workshop Adjourns