Tuesday June 23, 2009 | 8.30AM - 4.30PM
|7.30 - 8.30||
|8.30 - 8.40||
|8.45 - 9.25||
LANDSCAPE OF CHANGE
Two well-established voices in the landscape of American innovation will kick off the day by putting innovation in an historical perspective, and positioning the current interplay of business and science in this framework.
Moderated by Deborah Wince-Smith, Council on Competitiveness
|9.30 - 9.45||
SHOW & TELL: DISRUPTIVE CREATIVITY
A case of paradigm bending by the fantastic trio of design, science and industry.
Neri Oxman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|9.50 - 10.30||
NEW FORMS OF DESIGN
How interdisciplinary innovation and the open-source culture are transforming design into a driving force for social agenda and policy-making.
Moderated by Paola Antonelli, Museum of Modern Art
|10.30 - 11.00||
|11.05 - 11.50||
Game-changing ways of bringing people and ideas together to break traditional boundaries and spark new collaborations: Case studies from government, academia and industry.
Moderated by Gene Block, UCLA
|11.55 - 12.10||
SHOW & TELL: INNOVATING FOR THE LAST MILE
From technological breakthrough to adoption – how to make a socially relevant innovation survive the last mile.
Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University
|12.15 - 1.00||
THE PROBLEMS WE WILL SOLVE
Employing science as a lens, not just a subject matter, to create a framework for addressing financial, geopolitical and environmental challenges facing the United States and the world.
Moderated by Adam Bly, Seed
|1.00 - 2.00||
|2.00 - 2.45||
Conversations from the C-Suite
Leading-edge top-level executives give a behind-the-scenes view into the day-to-day business of innovation.
Moderated by Ray Johnson, Lockheed Martin Corporation
|2.50 - 3.05||
SHOW & TELL: DOING MORE WITH LESS
The winners of this year's Buckminster Fuller Challenge are working to revolutionize personal transportation with their Mobility-on-Demand system of shared, foldable, electric vehicles.
Ryan Chin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|3.10 - 4.20||
HOW WE WILL COMPETE
How can policy help the U.S. sustain a competitive S&T edge? A public-private dialogue about how the global economy is affecting the practice of government, business and science, and the new intersections between the three.
Moderated by TBD
|4.20 - 4.30||
All sessions subject to change or cancellation.