CSSP will present its Virtual Winter Leadership Workshop on December 5 - 8. Preview our updated agenda, including modified times below.

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)

All times are U.S. Eastern.

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

Photo credit: National Science Foundation/Photo by Stephen Voss

2:30-3:00 pm

Break

3:00-4:15 pm

Session One: The Urgency of Science, 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

4:15 pm

Award Presentation:
Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Team will be presented with the Citation for Leadership and Achievement

4:45 pm

Opening Reception (Virtual Happy Hour)

SUNDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL)

All times are U.S. Eastern.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session Two (A): Frontiers of Science
The Automation of Science
ROSS DONALD KING - Professor of Machine Intelligence in the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology

12:00-12:30 pm

Break

12:30-2:00 pm

Session Three: Ethical Guidelines for Groundbreaking Science

KEVIN T. FITZGERALD - Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at Creighton University

2:00-2:30 pm

Break

2:30-3:30 pm

Session Two (B): Frontiers of Science
Work, Mate, Marry, Love: How Machines Shape our Human Destiny
DEBORA L. SPAR - Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Senior Associate Dean of HBS Online.

3:30-3:45 pm Break
3:45-4:30 pm Committee Reports
4:30 pm Board Election

4:45 pm

Award Presentation:
University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) team will be presented with the Citation for Leadership and Achievement

5:15 pm

Social sessions in breakout rooms (informal)

MONDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL)

All times are U.S. Eastern.

11:00 am-12:15 pm

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

Watch an introductory video - Ready, Set, Prepare

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

Future Science Leaders:

  • Brian Scalf, Freshman, Oviedo High School
  • Laboni Santra, Senior, Oviedo High School
  • Kalash Patel, Junior, Oviedo High School
  • Grace Thompson, Sophomore, University of South Florida

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

4:00-4:15 pm Break
4:15-5:00 pm Feedback on Committee Reports

5:00 pm

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

 

TUESDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2020 (VIRTUAL “Breakfast”)

All times are U.S. Eastern.

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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