Keynote Speakers

Wednesday Night Panel

The following will be on a panel on Wednesday evening at the launch of the meeting. 

Dr. E. William Colglazier

Colglazier

Former Science Advisor of the U.S. Secretary of State

Editor-in-Chief of Science & Diplomacy, Center for Science Diplomacy, AAAS

Dr. Cherry Murray

Cherry Murray

Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy at, and former dean of, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Dr. Ronit Prawer

Ronit Prawer

Director, East Coast, UK Science & Innovation Network - USA

Dr. Vaughan Turekian

Former Science Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State

Executive Director of Policy and Global Affairs, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Conference Keynote Speakers

The following eminent individuals will present keynote lectures on Thursday and Friday of the meeting.

Dr. Peter Agre

Peter Agre

Nobel Laureate, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and Director of JHMRI at Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Lauren Alexander Augustine

Executive Director of the Gulf Research Program, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Dr. Ronit Prawer

Ronit Prawer

Director, East Coast, UK Science & Innovation Network - USA

Dr. Léna Salamé

Lena Salame

Lawyer and Conflict Management Specialist; Trustee of Water Witness International; and Secretariat of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace, Geneva Water Hub, University of Geneva<

Mr. Glenn Schweitzer

Director, Program on Central Europe and Eurasia, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Dr. Zhishen Wu

Zhishen Wu

Dean, International Institute for Urban Systems Engineering, and Professor of Civil Engineering, Southeast University, China 

Director, Center for Disaster Prevention and Safety Studies, Ibaraki University, Japan