Introduction and Technology Panel - NAE Grand Challenges Summit Day 1 (video 1)





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Published on Oct 10, 2010

Webcast of Day 1 of the NAE Grand Challenges Summit, 2010, held at USC Viterbi School of Engineering. 10/7/10.

Plenary Session and Technology Panel:

Are there significant technological barriers that will be difficult to overcome? What is most urgently needed for technology to be advanced over the next few decades? Panelists discuss potentially transformative and game-changing technologies, and what they mean for the future of our societies.


6:58- Introductory video
10:35- Welcome: Dean Yannis Yortsos, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California
17:24- Keynote: C.L. Max Nikias, President, University of Southern California (with intro by Dean Yortsos)
29:22- Keynote: Charles M. Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering (with intro by Dean Yortsos)
01:02:22 - Jeff Wilcox, Corporate Vice President, Engineering, Lockheed Martin Corporation (with intro by Dean Yortsos)
1:06:28- Welcome: Miles O'Brien, Conference Moderator, PBS NewsHour Science Reporter (with intro by Dean Yortsos)
1:13:48- Grand Challenges Summit Student Design Competition


1:18:10- Keynote: Jean Lou Chameau, President, California Institute of Technology
1:40:12- Introduction of the panelists by Dr. Chameau
1:41:00- Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science, University of California - Los Angeles; Director, Center for Embedded Network Sensing
1:53:25- Franklin M. Orr, Director, Precourt Institute for Energy; Professor, Stanford University
2:03:55- Matthew Tirrel, Professor and Chair, Department of Bioengineering, University of California - Berkeley
2:15:12- Robert Cook, Vice President Advanced Technology, Pixar Studios
2:25:08- Q&A session


2:46:28- Announcement of the Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition, supported by the Massiah Foundation and made possible by a generous contribution from Dr. Fariborz Maseeh. Introduction by Dean Yortsos, with introductory video.

2:49:30- Introduction of Dr. Fariborz Maseeh by President C.L. Max Nikias

2:53:05- Dr. Fariborz Maseeh announces the Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.

For more information on the MEPC opportunity, click here: http://maseeh.usc.edu/

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