The 3rd Global Grand Challenges Summit

2017 Summit Program

July 18, 2017
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
NAS Building
Pre-Summit Student Day
Student Day Business Model Competition; Observers Welcome; "How to Change the World" Student Event; FIRST Global Robotics Competition
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
University Yard Tent, George Washington University
Summit Opening Reception
Welcome - C. Dan Mote, Jr., NAE, President, National Academy of Engineering
C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering
Greg Hyslop, Boeing
Dean Kamen, Inventor, entrepreneur, and founder of FIRST Robotics
July 19, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
George Washington University
Breakfast
8:15 AM – 8:30 AM
George Washington University
General Welcome and Introductions of Academy Presidents
Lisner Auditorium, 21 st and H St NW

Gordon England , NAE, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
Gordon England, Chair, National Academy of Engineering
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Academy Presidents Welcoming Remarks
Zhou Ji, President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
David Thomlinson, Former Chief Global Strategy & Operations Officer; Member of Global Management Committee, Accenture
C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering
9:00 AM – 11:55 AM
Keynote Address


Keynote:  Global Challenges: Inspiring the Next Generation
Rajiv Shah,  President, Rockefeller Foundation
Keynote: DENG Zhonghan CAE,  Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Vimicro
Keynote:  The Grand Challenges for Engineering - A Decade On
Alec ...
Rajiv Shah, President, Rockefeller Foundation
DENG Zhonghan, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Vimicro
Alec Broers, Member, UK House of Lords; Member, Original Grand Challenges Committee
11:55 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch and Student Poster Session
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Afternoon Break
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
11:55 PM – 1:30 PM
STUDENT POSTER SESSION
The 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit includes an opportunity for students to present research posters. Graduate and undergraduate students were invited to submit abstracts of their research for consideration. Over 100 selected abstracts were chosen for the poster presentation, which will take ...
July 20, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
3RD WORKSHOP: SUSTAINABILITY
Wu Zhiqiang, Vice President of Tongji University
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Morning Break
11:55 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM
BRAIN STORMING SESSION
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Lisner Auditorium
EDUCATION / PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
Education Panel – The Global STEM Challenges Program at Edison High School
Education Panel: Francis Reyes, Global STEM Challenges Program Participant, Edison High School, Alexandria, Virginia
Education Panel: Katherine Shirey, Senior Fellow, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Education Panel: Pamela Brumfield, Principal, Thomas A. Edison High School, Alexandria, Virginia
Education Panel: Scott Settar, Program Manager, Technology and Engineering Education and STEAM Integration, Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia
Moderator: Ali Velshi, Chief Business Correspondent, NBC News and Anchor of MSNBC Live
Engagement Panel: Deanne Bell
Engagement Panel: Dean Kamen, Inventor, entrepreneur, and founder of FIRST Robotics
Engagement Panel: Tim Kaine
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Afternoon Break
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM
GGCS STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
4:45 PM – 5:15 PM
Closing Remarks
C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering