2013 NAE Annual Meeting

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October
06
2013
to
October
07
2013
October 06, 2015 AT 07:54 AM
2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington DC
Schedule
Sunday, Oct 06, 2013
  • 10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
    Registration
  • 10:30 AM To 12:00 PM
    Member Brunch
  • 10:31 AM To 12:00 PM
    Estate Planning Seminar (with brunch)
  • 12:00 PM To 05:30 PM
    Public Program
  • 05:30 PM To 06:30 PM
    Reception
  • 06:30 PM To 09:00 PM
    Reception and Dinner for the Golden Bridge Society (by invitation)
Monday, Oct 07, 2013
  • 07:00 AM To 02:00 PM
    Registration
  • 07:01 AM To 08:30 AM
    Continental Breakfast
  • 08:30 AM To 09:30 AM
    NAE Business Session (members only)
  • 09:30 AM To 12:30 PM
    Forum: Importance of Engineering Talent to the Prosperity and Security of the Nation
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 12:30 PM To 01:30 PM
    Testifying Before Congress: A Tutorial
  • 02:00 PM To 05:00 PM
    Section Meetings
    Held in both the NAS Building and the Keck Center
  • 06:30 PM To 07:30 PM
    Reception
    JW Marriott Hotel
  • 07:30 PM To 12:00 AM
    Dinner and Dancing
    JW Marriott Hotel
Speakers
  • Christopher Geyer
    Chief Scientist, BAE Systems

    Christopher Geyer is chief scientist at BAE Systems in Burlington, Massachusetts. Previously, he led research and development in perception for unmanned systems at iRobot Corporation. His interests include computer vision, robotics, human machine interaction and robot autonomy, and perception for unmanned vehicles in the air, on the ground, and ...

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  • David Baggett
    Founder, Arcode

    David Baggett graduated magna cum laude with a BS/BA in computer science and linguistics from the University of Maryland in 1992, when he also received the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences (CMPS) Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence. As an undergraduate, he worked extensively with Bill Pugh and Bill Gasarch in the ...

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  • Alec N. Broers
    House of Lords, and Past President, Royal Academy of Engineering

    Alec M. Broers received a first degree in physics from Melbourne University in 1959. He received a degree in electrical sciences from the University of Cambridge after arriving initially as a choral scholar, and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 1965.

    Lord Broers spent nearly 20 years of his career in research with IBM in the ...

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  • Amy Kaleita
    Associate Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

    Amy Kaleita is an associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State University. She teaches courses in programming, numerical methods in agricultural engineering, and soil and water conservation. Her research is in the area of information technology for precision conservation. The natural environment is highly spatially ...

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  • Subra Suresh
    President, Carnegie Mellon University and Former Director, National Science Foundation

    Subra Suresh became president of Carnegie Mellon University on July 1, 2013. Before that he was director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), a position for which he was nominated by President Barack Obama and unanimously confirmed by the US Senate in 2010. From 2007 to 2010 he was dean and Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering at the ...

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At-a-Glance

Sunday, October 6, the day begins with a brunch followed by the public program at noon. Remarks by NAE Chair Charles O. Holliday Jr. open the meeting, followed by the President’s address, and then the Induction Ceremony for the 69 new members and 11 foreign members who were elected in February 2013. The public program will continue with the presentation of the Simon Ramo Founders Award, the Arthur M. Bueche Award, and the Bernard M. Gordon Prize Lecture. After a short break, the afternoon program will continue with the Gilbreth Lectures, supported by the Armstrong Endowment for Young Engineers, and conclude with remarks by a distinguished guest speaker, Mitchell E. Daniels Jr.

Monday, October 7, the NAE Business Session will be held at the NAS Building, followed by The Forum: Importance of Engineering Talent to the Prosperity and Security of the Nation. After lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to NAE section meetings. Some meetings will be held in the NAS Building and others in the Keck Center.

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