Humboldt Kolleg: Collaboration & Networks in the 21st Century - February 24-25, 2012 -Westin Arlington Gateway - Arlington, VA
Agenda
Friday, February 24, 2012
9:00am-12:15pm Registration & Poster Session for Ph.D. students
11:00am-12:15pm Reception; Alexander von Humboldt Foundation display; American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation display
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm-1:30pm Opening and Welcome (Prof. Tom Campbell and Mr. David Abraham, Organizers of the Kolleg)
1:30pm-2:00pm Overview of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Dr. Cathleen Fisher, President, American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), and Opening Words by Dr. Thomas Hesse and Dr. Ulrike Albrecht (representatives of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)
2:00pm-2:15pm Transition to Meeting Hall, Coffee Break
2:15pm-3:00pm Theme 1: Global Problems, Global Technologies
Moderated by Prof. Dan Fallon, Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Speaker 1: Topic - TBD, (Dr. Vaughan C. Turekian, Director, Center for Science Diplomacy, AAAS)
3:00pm-3:45pm Speaker 2: ICTAS-An Institute for Interdisciplinary Research & Innovation (Prof. Roop Mahajan, ICTAS Director and Lewis A. Hester Chair in Engineering, Virginia Tech)
3:45pm-4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm-4:45pm Speaker 3: High-Tech and Tradition: The TUM Approach to Multidisciplinary Research and International Networking (Prof. Dr. Ernst Rank, Director, International Graduate School of Science and Engineering - IGSSE, Technical University of Munich)
4:45pm-5:30pm Panel of Global Problems, Global Technologies (All earlier theme speakers
5:30pm-6:00pm Break
6:00pm-6:45pm Reception
6:45pm-8:00pm Dinner
8:00pm-9:00pm Keynote 1: : Spreading Science Globally: Some Strategies (Prof. Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief of Science and one of President Obama's first three Science Envoys; Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco)
Saturday, February 25, 2012
8:00am-8:30am Continental breakfast
8:30am-9:15am Theme II: New Networking Tools and Generational Expectations Moderated by Mr. Eric Koenig, Member, Board of Directors of the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Speaker 4: Intensively Connected 24/7 Around the World: Plusses and Minuses for Baby Boomers, and Generations X and Y (Prof. Sarah Poynton, Associate Professor of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health)
9:15am-10:00am Speaker 5: Science 2.0: Homo Connectus-the Researcher of the Future? (Dr. Marion Mueller, Managing Director of the Einstein Foundation Berlin)
10:00am-10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am-11:00am Speaker 6: Multidisciplinary Approaches for the Future - Photovoltaic Materials and Microgravity Research (Prof. Dr. Arne Cröll, Director, Kristallographisches Institut, Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany)
11:00am-11:45am Panel on New Networking Tools and Generational Expectations (All earlier theme speakers)
11:45am-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-1:45pm Theme III: Global Networking for Science: Where Do We Go From Here?
Moderated by Prof. Jeffrey Peck, Member, Board of Directors of the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Speaker 7: International Collaboration in Science, Engineering, and Technology: Twenty-first Century Models (Prof. Rita Colwell, Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health)
1:45pm-2:30pm Speaker 8: Widening the Circle in the Science Research Enterprise: The Role of Global Collaboration (Prof. Joseph "Joe" Francisco, William E. Moore Distinguished Professor, Physical Chemistry, Purdue University)
2:30pm-3:00pm Coffee Break
3:00pm-3:45pm Speaker 9: Many Heads Are Better Than One: Promoting Self-Organization in the Scientific Community (Dr. Mark Suskin, Deputy, Office of Cyberinfrastructure, U.S. National Science Foundation )
3:45pm-4:30pm Panel on Global Networking for Science (All earlier theme speakers)
4:30-5:00 pm Break
5:00-6:30 pm Reception (Hosted by the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)
6:30pm-8:00pm Banquet
8:00pm-9:00pm Keynote 2: Articulating Humboldt's Cosmos: A Project for the 21st Century (Prof. Laura Dassow Walls, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English, University of Notre Dame)
9:00pm-9:15pm Closing words by Prof. Tom Campbell and Mr. David Abraham
9:15pm HUMBOLDT KOLLEG ENDS

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