2016 National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

2016 NAE Annual Meeting Agenda

This year’s focus will be on global mega-engineering initiatives that often are not recognized as engineering.The NAE Annual meeting includes both public and private sessions. Registration is required. Read more about the meeting.

October 9, 2016
10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
NAS 120
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
West Lawn
10:31 AM – 12:00 PM
Estate Planning Brunch
12:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Public Program
Chair's Remarks
Gordon R. England, Chairman, PFP Cybersecurity
President's Address
C. D. Mote, Jr., National Academy of Engineering
Induction Ceremony for the NAE Class of 2016
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM
Awards Program
Simon Ramo Founders Award
Arthur M. Bueche Award
Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education Lecture
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Plenary Speakers on Mega-Engineering Initiatives
A Glimpse into the Future
Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO, SpaceX
Large Hadron Collider
Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Former Director General, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Adaptation to Sea Level Rise
Robert J. Nicholls, Professor of Coastal Engineering, University of Southamption
05:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Engineering for You (E4U3) Video Contest Awards Presentation
Mega Engineering Video Awards Presentation
06:00 PM – 07:30 PM
West Lawn
06:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Golden Bridge Society Reception and Dinner (by invitation)
October 10, 2016
07:00 AM – 02:00 PM
NAS 120
07:00 AM – 08:30 AM
Great Hall
Continental Breakfast
Home Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
Foreign Secretary Breakfast (by invitation)
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
NAE Business Session
09:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Forum: Adaptation to Sea Level Rise
Welcome: C. D. Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering
Moderator: Ali Velshi, Global Affairs & Economics Journalist
Bart de Jong, Counselor for Infrastructure and the Environment, Royal Netherlands Embassy
Bret J. Muilenburg, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Robert J. Nicholls, Professor of Coastal Engineering, University of Southampton
David Pearce, Department Manager of Regional Engineering, Con Edison
Kathleen D. White, Civil Engineer, US Army Corps of Engineers
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
West Lawn
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Located in both National Academy of Sciences Building and Keck
Section Meetings
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
JW Marriott Hotel
07:30 PM – 12:00 AM
JW Marriott Hotel
Dinner and Dancing