Energy Ethics in Science and Engineering Education

Agenda and Presentations for Energy Ethics Workshop

September 12, 2013
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM
Welcome
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C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Energy Ethics Overview
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Speaker: Carl Mitcham, Hans Jonas Chair at the European Graduate School and Professor of Liberal Arts and International Studies, Colorado School of Mines
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Energy and Public Policy - Technical, Social, and Environmental Aspects
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Moderator: Joanna Lewis, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
Speaker: Robert Fri, Visiting Scholar, Resources for the Future
Speaker: Clark Miller, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
12:15 PM – 02:00 PM
Lunch and Breakout Group Meetings on Public Policy and Energy Ethics
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Energy Ethics Working Group
Leader: Carl Mitcham, Hans Jonas Chair at the European Graduate School and Professor of Liberal Arts and International Studies, Colorado School of Mines
Public Policy Working Group
Leader: Robert Fri, Visiting Scholar, Resources for the Future
Rapporteur: Mahmud Farooque, Associate Director, DC Office, Arizona State University
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Report Back from Breakout Groups
03:00 PM – 04:45 PM
Graduate Education on Energy Ethics
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Moderator: Donna M. Riley, Associate Professor of Engineering , Picker Engineering Program, Smith College
Speaker: Anu Ramaswami, Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
Speaker: Joseph R. Herkert, Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Technology, School of Applied Arts and Sciences , Arizona State University
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Reception
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM
Evening Event: Developing New Pathways
This event will be held with the “Future Tense” project (sponsored by Slate.com , ASU, and the New America Foundation) It will highlight how the challenges of alternative energy reach far beyond the technical aspects of innovation to include ethics, economics, and policy. Check out ...
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Moderator: Lisa Margonelli, Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
Speaker: Dr. Jay Golden, Director, Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce
Speaker: Karen L. Palmer, Research Director, Senior Fellow, and Associate Director for Electricity, Resources for the Future
September 13, 2013
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Roundtable on the Role and Relevance of Professional Societies to America's Energy Choices
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Moderator: William E. Kelly, Practitioner Adjunct Faculty in Sustainability, George Mason University
Speaker: Mark Frankel, Director, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Speaker: Richard Wright, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Speaker: J. Robert Sims, President-Nominee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Break
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Breakout Groups on Graduate Education and Professional Socieites
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Professional Societies Working Group
Leader: Mark Frankel, Director, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Rapporteur: William E. Kelly, Practitioner Adjunct Faculty in Sustainability, George Mason University
Graduate Education Working Group
Leader: Anu Ramaswami, Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
Rapporteur: Joseph R. Herkert, Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Technology, School of Applied Arts and Sciences , Arizona State University
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Report Back from Breakout Groups and Wrap Up