Session Two

Using Biological Activity for Humanity’s Benefit

11:10 am

Introduction of panel

11:15 am

Main speaker

Maxine F. Singer (NAS 1979, IOM 1979)—President, Carnegie Institution

11:40 am

Short responses from

Braden R. Allenby—Environment, Health, and Safety Vice President, AT&T

Edward A. Hiler (NAE 1987)—Vice Chancellor for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University System

12:00 am

Discussion (Q&A)

12:20–1:30 pm


Session Three

Engineers and Policy Makers: Partners in Developing and Implementing Solutions

1:30 pm

Introduction of panel

1:35 pm

Main speaker

Anita K. Jones (NAE 1994)—Lawrence R. Quarles Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia

2:00 pm

Short responses from

Kathleen C. Taylor (NAE 1995)—Director, Material and Processes Laboratory, Research and Development Center, General Motors Corporation

Daniel R. Sarewitz—Managing Director and Senior Research Scholar, Center for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, Columbia University

2:20 pm

Discussion (Q&A)

2:40 pm


Session Four

Rethinking Today’s Cities: Designing Tomorrow’s Urban Centers

3:10 pm

Introduction of panel

3:15 pm

Main speaker

George Bugliarello (NAE 1987)—Chancellor, Polytechnic University

3:40 pm

Short responses from

Lawrence T. Papay (NAE 1987)—Vice President for the Integrated Solutions Sector, SAIC

Geeta PradhanDirector, Sustainable Boston

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