CSSP will present its Virtual Winter Leadership Workshop on December 5 - 8. Preview our updated agenda, including modified times below. All times listed are in Eastern time zone

2020 Winter Leadership Workshop

Theme: GLOBAL CHALLENGES: CREATING A PATH FORWARD THROUGH SCIENCE

All sessions will be presented online. Agenda is subject to change.

SATURDAY, 5 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL)

1:00-1:15 pm

Registration - Open House Networking

1:15-1:30 pm

CSSP Meeting Opening and Welcome
MALCOLM BUTLER - CSSP Board Chair

1:30-2:30 pm

Keynote:

DR. SETHURAMAN PANCHANATHAN
Director, National Science Foundation

The Endless Frontiers Act and its effect on scientific research

2:30-3:00 pm

Break

3:00-4:15 pm

Session One: Broadening STEM access to sustain and grow U.S. discovery, innovation, and prosperity into the future.
DARIO GIL
- Director of IBM Research, Member - National Science Board

4:30 pm

Opening Reception (Virtual Happy Hour)

SUNDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session Two (A): Frontiers of Science
The Automation of Science
ROSS DONALD KING - Professor of Machine Intelligence at Manchester Institute of Biotechnology of the University of Manchester, UK

12:00-12:30 pm

Break

12:30-1:30 pm

Session Two (B): Frontiers of Science (TBD)

1:30-2:00 pm

Break

2:00-3:30 pm

Session Three: Communicating Science to Society

3:45 pm

Social sessions in breakout rooms (informal)

MONDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL)

11:00 am-12:15 pm

Session Four: Visionary Leadership
SETH KAHAN - Business strategy specialist and thought leader

12:15-12:45 pm

Break

12:45 -2:00 pm

Session Five: Looking to the next generation of leaders in science
WILLIAM FURIOSI - Teacher of Experimental Science, Oviedo High School, Seminole County, FL 2021 Teacher of the Year

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 - 4:00 pm

Session Six: Endless Frontier Act and the Future of the National Science Foundation (NSF)
How Science Can Impact Public Policy
ARDEN BEMENT - 12th Director of National Science Foundation (2004-2010)
NEAL LANE - 10th Director of National Science Foundation (1993-1998)
ARTIE BIENENSTOCK - Professor Emeritus of Photon Science, Stanford University, Member - National Science Board

4:00 pm

Closing Remarks
MALCOLM BUTLER - CSSP Board Chair
CINDY PASKA - CSSP Executive Director

 

TUESDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL “Breakfast”)

11:00 am-12:15 pm

Congressional Meeting: Senior Staff for Senator Schumer
MICHAEL KUIKEN - National Security Advisor
JON CARDINAL - Director of Economic Development

 

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