2017 NAE Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting Agenda

All events will be held at the NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, unless otherwise noted.

October 8, 2017
10:30 AM – 04:00 PM
Registration
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Brunch
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Estate Planning Seminar with Brunch
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Financial, Gift, and Estate Planning in a New Tax Law Environment: What it Might Mean
Tax law changes may be coming. This session will review the potential changes and how they may impact your financial, gift, and estate planning goals.
Cindy Sterling, ChFC & RL, Sterling Financial Planning
12:30 PM – 05:30 PM
Public Program
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Chair's Remarks
President's Address
Induction Ceremony for the NAE Class of 2017
Awards Program
Plenary Speakers
Joichi Ito, Professor of the Practice in Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab
Patrick Lin, Director, Ethics + Energy Sciences Group, California Polytechnic State University
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM
Reception
06:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Golden Bridge Society Reception and Dinner [offsite, by invitation]
October 9, 2017
07:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Registration
07:00 AM – 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
07:01 AM – 08:30 AM
Foreign Secretary Breakfast [by invitation]
07:01 AM – 08:30 AM
Home Secretary Breakfast [by invitation]
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
NAE Business Session [members only]
09:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Forum: Autonomy on Land and Sea and in the Air and Space
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Welcome: C. D. Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering
Moderator: Ali Velshi, Chief Business Correspondent and Anchor, NBC News and MSNBC Live
Autonomy on Land
Raj Rajkumar, George Westinghouse Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Autonomy at Sea
James Bellingham, Director, Center for Marine Robotics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Autonomy in the Air
Claire Tomlin, Charles A. Desoer Chair, College of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Autonomy in Space
MiMi Aung, Deputy Division Manager, Autonomous Systems, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Lunch
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Testifying before Congress: A Tutorial [Buffet lunch will be provided]
It is essential that congressional policymakers hear a clear and objective interpretation of what science and engineering bring to the policy agenda. This communication is a special type of oral presentation, and several elements are keys to its sucess.
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Christopher King, Executive Director of the Office of Congressional and Government Affairs
02:00 PM – 05:00 PM
NAS Building and Keck Center
Section Meetings
06:30 PM
JW Marriott Hotel
Reception
07:30 PM – 12:00 AM
JW Marriott Hotel
Dinner and Dancing