AddedAugust 24, 2017
Gordon England, Chair of the National Academy of Engineering, begins the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit with the Academy Welcoming Remarks, introducing:- ZHOU Ji, President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering- David Thomlinson, International Secretary of the Royal Academy of Engineering- C. Dan Mote, Jr., President of the National Academy of EngineeringModerated by Ali Velshi of MSNBC.
"Global Challenges: Inspiring the Next Generation" - A keynote presented by Rajiv Shah, President of the Rockefeller Foundation.
"All Under Heaven: Rising to the Grand Challenges Through Innovation" - A keynote presented by DENG Zhonghan, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Vimicro.
"The Grand Challenges for Engineering - A Decade On" - A keynote presented by Alec Broers of the Royal Academy of Engineering, member of the UK House of Lords, and member of the Original Grand Challenges Committee.
"Virtual Reality: After Half a Century, It's Finally Here - But This is Only the Beginning" - Michael Brash, Chief Scientist, Oculus VR"Advances in Deep Learning Research for Building Intelligent Computer Systems" - Jeffrey Dean, member of the National Academy of Engineering, Google Senior Fellow
"Engineering Biomaterials for Human Health" - Molly Stevens, member of the Royal Academy of Engineering and Professor at Imperial College London"The Engineering Challenge of Anti-Microbial Resistance" - Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer of the United Kingdom
AddedAugust 25, 2017
Panel on the National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges Scholars Program, featuring student speaker from GCSP:- Ellen Chisa of Dark, Inc. and Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering- Kushal Seetharam of Massachusetts Institute of Technology- Aaron Gordon of Clemson University- Amara Uyanna of the University of Texas, AustinModerated by Thomas Katsouleas, Provost of the University of Virginia.
AddedSeptember 19, 2017
Wes Bush, member of the National Academy of Engineering and CEO and President of Northrop Grumman, welcomes attendees of the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit on Day 2 of the event.
"The Increasing Risks of Global Climate Change and Sustainable Governance" - DING Yihui, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Senior Advisor of the China Meteorological Administration
"Understanding the Circuit Elements That Make Up a Brain" - Christof Koch, President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science"Miniaturized and Minimally Invasive Interfaces to the Brain" - Rikky Muller, Professor at UC Berkeley and Co-founder at Cortera Neurotechnologies, Inc.