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Symposium Agenda

National Academy of Engineering Technical Symposium

Earth Systems Engineering

October 24, 2000

National Academies Building Auditorium

Continental Breakfast available in the Great Hall starting at 7:30 am

8:45 am

Welcome

John H. Gibbons (NAE 1994)—NAE Senior Fellow

9:00 am

Keynote Address

Norman P. Neureiter, Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State

Session One

Engineering to Understand, Adapt, and Mitigate Climate Change

9:30 am

Introduction of panel

9:35 am

Main speaker

Robert M. White (NAE 1968)—President Emeritus, NAE; Principal, Washington Advisory Group

10:00 am

Short responses from

Robert W. Corell—Senior Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Univerisity

Jerry M. Melillo—Codirector, Ecosystem Center, Marine Biological Laboratory

10:20 am

Discussion (Q&A)

10:40 am

Break



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Engineering and Environmental Challenges: Technical Symposium on Earth Systems Engineering B Symposium Agenda National Academy of Engineering Technical Symposium Earth Systems Engineering October 24, 2000 National Academies Building Auditorium Continental Breakfast available in the Great Hall starting at 7:30 am 8:45 am Welcome John H. Gibbons (NAE 1994)—NAE Senior Fellow 9:00 am Keynote Address Norman P. Neureiter, Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State Session One Engineering to Understand, Adapt, and Mitigate Climate Change 9:30 am Introduction of panel 9:35 am Main speaker Robert M. White (NAE 1968)—President Emeritus, NAE; Principal, Washington Advisory Group 10:00 am Short responses from Robert W. Corell—Senior Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Univerisity Jerry M. Melillo—Codirector, Ecosystem Center, Marine Biological Laboratory 10:20 am Discussion (Q&A) 10:40 am Break

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Engineering and Environmental Challenges: Technical Symposium on Earth Systems Engineering 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 Lunch 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 Break 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 Pradhan—Director, Sustainable Boston

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Engineering and Environmental Challenges: Technical Symposium on Earth Systems Engineering 4:00 pm Discussion (Q&A) 4:20 pm Closing Remarks 4:30 pm Adjourn—Reception in the Great Hall

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Engineering and Environmental Challenges: Technical Symposium on Earth Systems Engineering