Summit Series on the Grand Challenges

2010 NAE Grand Challenges Summit

Event Details
October
06
2010
to
October
08
2010
University of Southern California
Los Angeles
Contact
Randy Atkins
Contact Randy Atkins
Phone202-334-1508
atkins@nae.edu

The 2010 NAE Grand Challenges Summit will bring together outstanding individuals from academia, business, government, medicine, communications, and other disciplines in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California campus on October 6-8, 2010.

Specific Summit Goals

  • Enhancing public interest in engineering and science by articulating their critical role in modern society
  • Educating public awareness of the importance of policy to engineering innovation and implementation
  • Stimulating future collaborations of engineers, policymakers and practitioners of business, law, social sciences and humanities to address the complex societal issues raised by technological innovation
  • Raising student in engineering, science, and technology entrepreneurship.

The Summit will discuss the impact and importance of the 14 Challenges from a number of perspectives