2018 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

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September
30
2018
to
October
01
2018
October 22, 2018 AT 01:22 PM
2101 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Schedule
Sunday, Sep 30, 2018
  • 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
    Registration
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Brunch
  • 10:30 AM To 11:45 AM
    Tax and Financial Planning Seminar (with brunch)
  • 12:00 PM To 05:30 PM
    Public Program
  • 05:30 PM To 07:00 PM
    Reception
  • 06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
    Golden Bridge Society Reception and Dinner (by invitation)
Monday, Oct 01, 2018
  • 07:00 AM To 02:00 PM
    Registration
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Foreign Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
  • 07:00 AM To 08:30 AM
    Home Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
  • 08:30 AM To 09:30 AM
    NAE Business Session (Members only)
  • 09:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    Forum: Privacy and Security in the 21st Century - Who Knows and Who Controls?
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:45 PM To 01:30 PM
    Testifying before Congress: A Tutorial (Buffet lunch will be provided)
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section Meetings (members only)
    Keck Center and National Academy of Sciences Building
  • 06:30 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    Mayflower Hotel
  • 07:30 PM To 12:00 AM
    Dinner and Dancing
    Mayflower Hotel
Speakers
  • Dr. Lea Kissner
    Global Lead of Privacy Technologies, Google

    Lea Kissner is the global lead of privacy technology at Google, driven to build respect for users around the world into products and systems. She works with teams across Google and Alphabet to improve the privacy of products, design and build privacy-enhancing infrastructure, and perform novel research into both theoretical and practical aspects ...

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  •  Mr. Gordon R. England
    Chair, National Academy of Engineering

    Gordon R. England is chair of the board of PFP Cybersecurity and a partner of Dyno-Tech, LLC. Previously, he served as deputy secretary of defense (2005–09) and, as secretary of the Navy (2001–06), was credited with developing successful surge plans for America’s fleet, strengthening the ties between the Navy and Coast Guard, and ...

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  • Dr. Batya Friedman
    Professor, University of Washington Information School

    Batya Friedman is a professor in the Information School and holds adjunct appointments in the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and Department of Human-Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington. She codirects the Value Sensitive Design Lab and the UW Tech Policy Lab.

    Dr. Friedman pioneered value sensitive ...

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  • Ms. Diane Greene
    Chief Executive Officer, Google Cloud

    Diane Greene is CEO of Google Cloud and a director of Alphabet. Before Google, she cofounded and ran three technology companies: VMware, which she took public for a $19.1B first-day closing valuation; VXtreme, a low-bandwidth streaming video company that was bought by Microsoft; and Bebop, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup acquired by Google. ...

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  • Dr. Alton D. Romig, Jr.
    Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering

    Alton D. Romig, Jr. is the executive officer of the National Academy of Engineering. In this capacity he is the chief operating officer responsible for the program, financial, and membership operations of the Academy, reporting to the NAE president.

    He was previously vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company ...

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At-a-Glance

This year’s focus is Privacy and Security in the 21st Century – Who Knows and Who Controls?
 

***Watch the webcast from September 30, 2018***

 

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Saturday, September 29: NAE orientation for the Class of 2018.

 

Sunday, September 30: Brunch will be available at 10:30 am and the public program will begin at 12:00 noon. NAE Chair Gordon R. England will give opening remarks, followed by the president’s address and then the induction of 83 new members and 16 foreign members who were elected in February. We will present the Simon Ramo Founders Award, the Arthur M. Bueche Award, and the Bernard M. Gordon Prize Lecture.

During the afternoon program two distinguished speakers will present plenary lectures to address the challenges of securing computing devices and protecting both individual and collective privacy. Mike Walker, principal researcher at Microsoft, will talk about personal security of computers, phones, and Internet of Things devices. Diane Greene, chief executive officer at Google Cloud, will discuss the security of the cloud and large-scale global data centers.

Monday, October 1: The day will begin with the NAE business session, followed by the forum, continuing the discussion on cybersecurity. Mike Walker will be joined by Batya Friedman, professor in the Information School at the University of Washington; Scott Renfro, software engineer at Facebook; and Dr. Lea Kissner, global lead of privacy technologies at Google.

The afternoon will be devoted to NAE section meetings, which will be held at the NAS Building and the Keck Center.

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