Plenary Sessions

Addressing Energy Access, Equity and Resiliency in the 21st Century

Deepak Divan

Director, Center for Distributed Energy, Georgia Tech   

Developing mRNA for Therapy

Katalin Karikó

Senior Vice President, BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals
Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Does Science Communication Still Work?

A debate moderated by Holden Thorp

Editor-in-Chief, Science Journals

Topical Lectures

Bioinspired Ocean Exploration

John O. Dabiri

Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

From the Possibility to the Certainty of a Supermassive Black Hole

Andrea M. Ghez

Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles

Games, Stories, and Science for Successful Public Engagement

Katie Hinde

Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University  

Rising to Resilience: Can We Get There from Here, and What Will It Take?

 

Felicia Marcus

William C. Landreth Visitin Fellow, Standford University
Founding Member, Water Policy

 

The Disappearing Chip: The Physics behind Nanoscale Electronics

Nadya Mason

Rosalyn S. Yalow Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Care Conundrum at the Intersection of Class, Access, and Health

Robin Nelson

Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University  

Unraveling the Big Lie: Participatory Disinformation and its Threat to Democracy

Kate Starbird

Associate Professor, University of Washington, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Against Crisis Science: Research Futures for Climate and Energy Justice

Kyle Whyte

George Willis Pack Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

Special Lectures

Sarton Memorial Lecture in the History and Philosophy of Science

Evidentiary Constraint: When Science Policy Meets Activism

Audra J. Wolfe

Writer and Editor

John P. McGovern Award Lecture in Behavioral Sciences

Eyewitness Memory Is Reliable, But the Criminal Justice System Is Not               

John Wixted

Distinguished Professor, University of Califronia San Diego 

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