The 2018 Annual Meeting of the NAE Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) was held in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. This invitation-only event began with a reception on Monday evening, October 29, 2018 and took place at the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW.
The Annual Meeting provided a forum for GCSPs to learn from each other, engage with GCSP stakeholders, and generate ideas for growing the GCSP movement across the US and around the world.
The 2018 GCSP Annual Meeting presented an opportunity to:
For accommodations, Hotel Hive and Hotel Lombardy are among the many hotels in the nearby area.
There is very limited visitor parking (20 spaces) available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Nearby public parking
You may find it more convenient to use Lyft, Uber, or taxis.
For more information, contact Randy Atkins.
Your Ideas on the Idea Board
C. D. Mote, Jr.President, US National Academy of Engineering
Yannis C. YortsosDean of Engineering, University of Southern California
Kumar GargSenior Director for Technology and Society at Schmidt Futures
Rama RamakrishnaDirector, NAE GCSP Network Office
Moderator: Tom Katsouleas, University of Virginia
Paul Barker, Colorado School of Mines
Rhea Choudhury, University of Southern California
Elaine Gossard, Miami University
Rachel Hegab, Louisiana Tech
Kenny Sheffler, University of Idaho
Short presentations on best practices and interesting concepts for GCSPs, followed by Q&A.
Moderator: Darryll Pines, University of Maryland
Emma Derisi, University of Rochester: Writing 105 class
Muhammad Kehnemouyi, Montgomery College: community colleges
Steven Lu, University of Southern California: iPodia
Amy Nakamoto, Discovery Education: tying K-12 to GCSP to industry
Daniel Robertson, University of Idaho: pitch event
Amanda Williams, Oklahoma State University: engaging celebrities/sponsors
Amy Trowbridge, Arizona State University: connection with University of New South Wales
Andrew Williams, University of Kansas: hackathon for hurricane victims
Alison Wood, Olin College: developing professional identities
Moderator: Al Romig, NAE
Al Bunshaft, Dassault Systèmes
Cleopatra Cabuz, Honeywell
Michael Richey, Boeing
Mary Snitch, Lockheed Martin
Moderator: Jenna Carpenter, Campbell University
Raquel Camarena, ASU/Raytheon Missile Systems
Mona Dai, Duke/DOE
Rachel Davis, Oklahoma State University/Medical School
Daniel Dudt, Bucknell University/Princeton University Grad Student
Kellen Haile, Bucknell University/US Navy
Michaela Rikard, NC State/UVA Grad Student/National Policy Initiative
Rosalyn BerneNAE Director of the Center for Engineering Ethics and Society
Rick Miller, NAE, Olin College
Megan Smith, CEO, shift7, and 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer (2014–17)