Energy Ethics in Science and Engineering Education

Agenda

April 7, 2013
07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Dinner
April 8, 2013
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Welcome and Introductions
Introduction to NIEES and Participant Introductions
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Clark Miller, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
02:00 PM – 02:15 PM
Evaluations Overview
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Lynette Osborne, Assistant Professor, The George Washington University
02:15 PM – 03:45 PM
03:45 PM – 04:00 PM
Break
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Goal-Setting, Projects, and Take-Home Plans
Students will describe their projects and proposed take-home plans and discuss their goals for the week. The session will also cover ideas for expanding take-home plans and improving student project impacts.
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05:00 PM – 05:45 PM
Energy Ethics Video Challenge Film Screening
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06:15 PM – 07:30 PM
Reception at Nearby Establishment
April 9, 2013
08:15 AM – 09:00 AM
Breakfast
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Background and Overview Session on Energy Ethics
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Ethical Desirability and Energy Futures
Energy Ethics: Issues and Guides
Joseph R. Herkert, Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Technology, School of Applied Arts and Sciences , Arizona State University
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Discussion of Micro and Macro Ethics Cases
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Joseph R. Herkert, Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Technology, School of Applied Arts and Sciences , Arizona State University
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Travel to ASU Solar Power Lab
02:00 PM – 06:00 PM
GISER Workshop on Socal and Technical Barriers and Opportunities to TW Solar
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Return from ASU Solar Power Lab
08:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Student Project Session
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Jameson Wetmore, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
April 10, 2013
08:15 AM – 09:00 AM
Breakfast
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Fuels and Energy Futures
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Gary Dirks, Director of the Global Institute of Sustainability and Director of LightWorks, Arizona State University
10:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Panel on Fracking
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Speaker: Michael Godec, Senior Vice President, Advanced Resources International
Speaker: Elisa Graffy, Professor, Arizona State University
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch and Fracking Discussion
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Electricity Policy
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Frank Laird, Associate Professor of Technology and Public Policy, University of Denver
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
02:45 PM – 03:30 PM
Discussion on Electricity Policy
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM
Break
03:45 PM – 05:00 PM
Work on Student Projects in Consultation with Faculty
05:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Film, Dinner, and Dialogue on Fuels
This session is held in collaboration with a course taught by Elisa Graffy
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Elisa Graffy, Professor, Arizona State University
April 11, 2013
07:15 AM – 08:00 AM
Breakfast
08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Field Trip on Fuels to ASU Poly Campus
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch
01:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Sustainability and Agricultural Biofuels
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Paul Thompson, Professor and W. K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics, Michigan State University
02:45 PM – 03:15 PM
Break
03:15 PM – 05:00 PM
Incorporating Ethical and Social Dimensions into Energy Ethics Education
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Anu Ramaswami, Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Independent Work on Student Projects
April 12, 2013
08:15 AM – 09:00 AM
Breakfast
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Ethical and Social Issues in Energy Siting
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Ivanpah and Desertec
Sharlissa Moore, Doctoral Student, Arizona State University
Carbon Trading in CA and Mexico
Chad Monfreda, Doctoral Student, Arizona State University
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Student Project Presentations
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch
01:00 PM – 02:15 PM
Student Project Presentations
02:15 PM – 02:30 PM
Break
02:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Student Project Presentations
04:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Summary and Discussion
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Joseph R. Herkert, Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Technology, School of Applied Arts and Sciences , Arizona State University
Clark Miller, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM
Evaluations
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Lynette Osborne, Assistant Professor, The George Washington University