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Seattle Grand Challenges Summit

Detailed Schedule (subject to change)

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Student Program & Summit Kick-off

Directions and lodging »

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration / Pick Up Name Badges
Meany Hall lobby, University of Washington campus
12:00 – 1 p.m. Conference Opening
Meany Hall auditorium, University of Washington campus

Hugh Chang, Director, Special Initiatives within the Office of the President, PATH

1 - 2 p.m. Grand Challenges Overview with Q&A
Meany Hall auditorium, University of Washington campus

Matt O'Donnell, Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering

2:15 – 4 p.m. Welcome Reception and Student Poster Competition
Meany Hall lobby, University of Washington campus
4 – 5 p.m. Campus Tours

Monday, May 3, 2010

Grand Challenges Summit

Washington State Convention Center, downtown Seattle
800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101

All events are held in Room 6E unless otherwise noted.

Directions and lodging »

7 – 9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
Washington State Convention Center
6th floor West Lobby
7:30 – 8:45 a.m. National Academy of Engineering Members Breakfast
By invitation only
9 – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome

Matthew O’Donnell, Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering, University of Washington

9:30 – 10 a.m.

Keynote Speaker – Engineer Better Medicines

Nicholas A. Peppas, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker – Engineer Better Medicines

Suzie Pun, Robert F. Rushmer Associate Professor in Bioengineering, University of Washington

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Panel I – Engineer Better Medicines

Moderator:

Matthew O’Donnell, Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering, University of Washington

Panelists:

Lonnie Edelheit, Retired Senior Vice President, Research & Development, General Electric Company

Bruce Montgomery, MD, Senior Vice President, Respiratory Therapeutics, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Nicholas A. Peppas, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Suzie Pun, Robert F. Rushmer Associate Professor in Bioengineering, University of Washington

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. LUNCH
Washington State Convention Center Room 6F
12:30 – 12:45 p.m. BREAK
12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

Introduction – Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery

Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington; Director, University of Washington eScience Institute; Chair, Computing Community Consortium

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker – Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery

Larry Smarr, Founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology, University of California, San Diego

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Panel II – Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery

Moderator:

Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington; Director, University of Washington eScience Institute; Chair, Computing Community Consortium

Panelists:

Alon Halevy, Director, Structured Data Management Research, Google

Larry Smarr, Founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology, University of California, San Diego

Catharine van Ingen, Partner Architect, Microsoft Research

Jonathan Chang, Data Science Team Member, Facebook

2:30 – 3 p.m. BREAK
3 – 3:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker – Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery

Mike Griffin, King-McDonald Eminent Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Director, Center for System Studies, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Keynote Speakers – Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery

Bonnie Dunbar, President and CEO, Museum of Flight

Edward F. Crawley, Ford Professor of Engineering and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Panel III – Engineer the Tools of Scientific Discovery

Moderator:

Bonnie Dunbar, President and CEO, Museum of Flight

Panelists:

Mike Griffin, King-McDonald Eminent Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Director, Center for System Studies, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Edward F. Crawley, Ford Professor of Engineering and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks