ASTC 2020: New Frontiers Keynote Session

On Tuesday, October 20, the New Frontiers Virtual National Summit will culminate in a keynote session addressing the importance of investing in public engagement with science, technology, and innovation.Please join us 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT! You can view the livestream of the event at Save the event to your calendar below.The keynote will include a fireside chat on solving big challenges with Dr. Arati Prabhakar, former head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Sonal Shah, the founding executive director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation; and an expert panel on health innovation and security with Ryan Panchadsara, co-founder of the U.S. Digital Response and COVID Exit Strategy, Dr. Dara Kass, MD, associate clinical professor at Columbia University, and Wendy Taylor, vice president for Technical Leadership and Innovation, Jhpiego.The New Frontiers keynote will close with featured remarks from Dr. Ruha Benjamin, professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, on the urgency of addressing the intersection of race and technology to ensure we create a more equitable tomorrow.The summit is generously supported the Richard King Mellon FoundationThe Grable Foundation, and the Claude Worthington Benedum FoundationRemake Learning and other leading organizations in the Pittsburgh region are also collaborating to inform the New Frontiers summit.


Price: Free

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