APPENDIX C
The Sixth Convocation Program: Technology and the Global Economy

Monday, March 30, 1987

Auditorium

4:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

H.Guyford Stever Council President

 

Presidents of Council Member Academies

Sir David Zeidler

President

Australian Academy of Technological Sciences

 

 

Poul Vermehren

President

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

 

 

Jaime Cervantes

Vice President

National Academy of Engineering of Mexico

 

 

Hans G.Forsberg

President

Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

 

 

Sir Denis Rooke

President

The Fellowship of Engineering



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Globalization of Technology: International Perspectives APPENDIX C The Sixth Convocation Program: Technology and the Global Economy Monday, March 30, 1987 Auditorium 4:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks H.Guyford Stever Council President   Presidents of Council Member Academies Sir David Zeidler President Australian Academy of Technological Sciences     Poul Vermehren President Danish Academy of Technical Sciences     Jaime Cervantes Vice President National Academy of Engineering of Mexico     Hans G.Forsberg President Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences     Sir Denis Rooke President The Fellowship of Engineering

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Globalization of Technology: International Perspectives     Robert M.White President National Academy of Engineering of the United States of America   Introduction Stephen D.Bechtel, Jr. Chairman Bechtel Group, Inc. United States   Keynote     Globalization of Industry and Implications for the Future Simon Ramo, Co-Founder TRW Inc., United States Tuesday, March 31, 1987 Lecture Room 9:00 am Session 1: Cutting Edge Technologies and Their Effects Chairman: Marco A.Murray-Lasso, National Academy of Engineering of Mexico 9:15 am Manufacturing Technologies Pehr Gyllenhammar Chairman AB Volvo, Sweden 10:00 am New Materials Pierre Aigrain Scientific Advisor to the President of the Thomson Group, France 11:00 am Information Technologies Lars Ramqvist Executive Vice President Ericsson Group, Sweden 1:30 pm Session 2: Changes in Industry Sectors Resulting from Technology Advances Chairman: Sir Francis Tombs, Chairman Rolls-Royce, Ltd.; Director, Rothschilds, United Kingdom 1:45 pm Construction Alden Yates President Bechtel Group, Inc. United States 2:30 pm Software George E.Pake Group Vice President Corporate Research (retired) Xerox Corp., United States

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Globalization of Technology: International Perspectives 3:30 pm Telecommunications Hiroshi Inose Chairman Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo; Director General, National Center for Science Information Systems, Japan Wednesday, April 1, 1987 9:00 am Session 3: Technology and the Global Economy: The Effects of Each on the Other Panel Chairman: Alf Akerman, Vice Chairman, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; Former President, SE-Banken, Gothenburg Group, Sweden 9:15 am Panel: Umberto Colombo, Chairman, Italian National Commission for Nuclear and Alternate Energy Sources, Italy Gerald Dinneen, Vice President, Research and Development, Honeywell Inc., United States Hajime Karatsu, Professor, Institute of Research and Development, Tokai University, Japan Ralph Landau, Consulting Professor of Economics and of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, United States Enrique Martin del Campo, Executive Secretary for Education, Science and Culture, Organization of American States 10:45 am Discussion 1:00 pm Session 4: Regional and National Consequences of Globalizing Industry Chairman: Sir David Zeidler, President, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences, Australia 1:10 pm Latin America, Mexico, and the United States Emilio Carillo Gamboa Director General, Telefonos de México, Mexico 1:50 pm Western Europe Harry L.Beckers Group Research Coordinator Shell International; Chairman, Industry Research & Development Advisory Committee, EEC, the Netherlands

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Globalization of Technology: International Perspectives 2:45 pm Pacific Rim Jan E.Kolm Chairman National Energy Research Development and Demonstration Council (NRDDC), Former Director Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Australia Limited, Australia 4:00 pm Session 5: Overall Assessment Panel Chairman: Morris Tanenbaum, Vice Chairman of the Board, AT&T, United States 4:15 pm Panel: Wolf Häfele, Director General, Nuclear Research Center, Jülich, Federal Republic of Germany Sir Robin Nicholson, Executive Director, Pilkington Brothers plc, United Kingdom Robert Malpas, Managing Director, British Petroleum Company, United Kingdom