2015 NAE Annual Meeting

The theme for the 2015 Annual Meeting is the Grand Challenges for Engineering.

On Sunday afternoon, after induction of the Class of 2015 and the Awards Program, two plenary speakers will address particular challenges – Engineer Better Medicine and Cyber Security – and a third will talk about the success of the Grand Challenge Scholars Program

On Monday, the Forum will feature panelists who have been engaged with the project since its inception in a moderated discussion of the Challenges today – their relevance, advancement, and future.

The session will include Q&A with audience participation, providing opportunities for you to share your perspectives on the value of the Grand Challenges to engineering, education, and the world.


C. D. Mote, Jr.
C. D. Mote, Jr. Read Bio
President, National Academy of Engineering
NAE Strategic Plan Goals and Grand Challenges for Engineering
51st National Academy of Engineering Annual Meeting

I am honored to welcome all our members, foreign members, special friends, and guests to this 51st annual meeting of the National Academy of Engineering. I offer my warmest welcome to our newly elected members and foreign members and assure you that this induction day will be one that you will remember. And a special welcome is extended to all our spouses who have put up with us so graciously and make our work at the Academy possible.


This past year has been one to remember for the NAE and for the entire academy complex. Our 50th anniversary was highlighted at our 2014 annual meeting, and in July of this year the academy complex experienced its greatest transformation since the NAE was founded in 1964 when it welcomed the new National Academy of Medicine, created from the Institute of Medicine. The three academies also adopted a new brand: The National Academies of ... More

October 4, 2015 – October 5, 2015
National Academies of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC