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Past Meetings and Events - 2011

Recordings available where noted.

December 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Concert – Cambridge
An Evening of Robert Levin and MozartVideo
Introduction:
Christoph Wolff, Adams University Professor and Curator of the Isham Memorial Library, Harvard University
Performer:
Robert Levin, Dwight P. Robinson, Jr. Professor of Music, Harvard University
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Stated Meeting – Stanford
The Future of the American MilitaryVideo
Introduction:
John Hennessy, President, Stanford University
Speakers:
David M. Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University
William J. Perry, Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor; Codirector of the Preventive Defense Project; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
James Sheehan, Dickason Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Modern European History, Emeritus, Stanford University
Karl Eikenberry, Payne Distinguished Lecturer, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University; former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

November 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011
Stated Meeting – Chicago
Wikileaks and the First AmendmentVideo
Introduction:
John A. Katzenellenbogen, Swanlund Chair and Professor of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Speakers:
Geoffrey R. Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Law School
Judith Miller, Journalist; formerly of the New York Times; Adjunct Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Gabriel Schoenfeld, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; Resident Scholar, Witherspoon Institute
Richard A. Posner, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
Awarding of the Talcott Parsons Prize and Response: Two Systems in the MindVideo
Introduction:
Harriet Zuckerman, Senior Fellow, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Professor of Sociology Emeritus, Columbia University
Speaker:
Daniel Kahneman, Senior Scholar; Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology, Emeritus; and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Emeritus, Princeton University
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Congressional Briefing – Washington, D.C
New Models for Internet Privacy and SecurityVideo
In coordination with The Honorable Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Speakers:
David D. Clark, Senior Research Scientist, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google Inc.
Helen Nissenbaum, Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University
Deirdre K. Mulligan, Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
Fred B. Schneider, Samuel B. Eckert Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University

October 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011
Stated Meeting – Berkeley
Healing the Troubled American Economy
Introduction:
Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley
Speakers:
Christina Romer, Class of 1957 Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
David H. Romer, Herman Royer Professor of Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Stated Meeting – Stanford
Prospects and Challenges for the Global Nuclear Future: After FukushimaVideo
Introduction:
Scott D. Sagan, Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University
Speakers:
Jayantha Dhanapala, President, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
Noramly bin Muslim, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science and Technology, National University of Malaysia; former Deputy Director-General of the IAEA
Olli Heinonen, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard University; former Deputy Director-General of the IAEA
Harald Müller, Director, Frankfurt Peace Research Institute and Professor of International Relations, Goethe-University, Frankfurt
INDUCTION WEEKEND IN CAMBRIDGEVideo
Saturday, October 1, 2011
2011 Induction Ceremony – Cambridge
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Stated Meeting – Cambridge
American Institutions and a Civil Society
Panel I: The American Military and American Democracy
Watch C-SPAN's coverage of Panel I.
David M. Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University
Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin, President, National Defense University; former 48th Commandant, United States Army War College
Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, United States Army

Panel II: The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, and Unintended Consequences
Watch C-SPAN's coverage of Panel II.
David Souter, Associate Justice (retired), Supreme Court of the United States
Geoffrey Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago Law School
Mickey Edwards, Vice President, Aspen Institute; former member of Congress
Heather Gerken, J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, Yale Law School

June 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011
Meeting – Chicago
Leadership and the Future of Nuclear Energy
Co-hosts:
Harrison Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago and the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Stated Meeting – Chicago
Prospects and Challenges for the Global Nuclear Future: After FukushimaAudio and Video
Speakers:
Robert Gallucci, President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Steven Miller, Director of the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Mark Peters, Deputy Laboratory Director for Programs, Argonne National Laboratory
Robert Rosner, William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor in Astronomy and Astrophysics and Physics, University of Chicago
Amir Shahkarami, Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Nuclear Partners and Nuclear Development; Senior Vice President, Exelon Generation

May 2011

Thursday-Friday, May 19-20, 2011
Workshop: The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Social Science and the Alternative Energy Future Multimedia Presentations
Welcome:
Steven Knapp, President, The George Washington University
Keynote Presentations:
Steven E. Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy
Myron Gutmann, Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation
Nicholas Donofrio, Senior Fellow, Kauffman Foundation; former Executive Vice President of Innovation and Technology, IBM Workshop
Overview:
Robert Fri, Visiting Scholar Resources for the Future
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Reception – Washington, DC
Remarks:
Leslie Cohen Berlowitz, President, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Robert W. Fri, Visiting Scholar, Resources for the Future
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Founders' Day - House of the Academy, Cambridge
An Evening of Chamber Music
Performers:
Edward Arron, cello
Ronald Arron, viola
John Marcus, violin
Jeewon Park, piano

April 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Afternoon Symposium – Cambridge, in collaboration with the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Privacy, Autonomy and Personal Genetic Information in the Digital AgeVideo
Panel I: Open Sourced and Crowdsourced: The Promise and Peril of Shared Genetic Information
Moderator:
Jeffrey Flier, Dean, Harvard Medical School
Panelists:
George Church, Professor of Genetics, Director of the Center for Computational Genetics, Harvard Medical School;
Christine Patch, Consultant Genetic Counselor and Manager, Guys Hospital, London; Chair, British Society of Human Genetics; member, UK Human Genetics Commission; Professional and Public Policy Committee, European Society for Human Genetics;
Philip Reilly, Venture Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Hank Greely, Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford University
Latanya Sweeney, Distinguished Career Professor of Computer Science, Technology and Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Panel II: Individual Rights to Genetic Information—Issues for Medicine and Government
Moderator:
Jonathan Zittrain, Professor, Harvard Law School, Kennedy School of Government, and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Panelists:
Art Beaudet, Henry and Emma Meyer Professor, Chair, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine;
Gaia Bernstein, Associate Professor of Law, Seton Hall University;
Michele Caggana, Deputy Director, Division of Genetics, Chief of the Laboratory of Human Genetics, Director of the Newborn Screening Program, State of New York;
John Schumann, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Faculty Associate, MacLean Center for Medical Ethics, University of Chicago;
Dan Vorhaus, Attorney; Editor, Genomics Law Report
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Annual Meeting – Cambridge, in collaboration with the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Making America More Competitive, Innovative, and HealthyAudio and Video
Speakers: Harvey V. Fineberg, President, Institute of Medicine
Cherry A. Murray, Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Charles M. Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering

March 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Staged Reading of Breaking the Code by members of the Catalyst Collaborative @ MITAudio and Video
Speakers:
Alan Lightman, Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laurence Senelick, Fletcher Professor of Oratory and Director of Graduate Studies, Tufts University
Ronald L. Rivest, Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Shafi Goldwasser, RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science
Silvio Micali, Ford Professor of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011
Stated Meeting – Washington University in St. Louis
Race in the Age of ObamaAudio and Video
Speakers:
Gerald Early, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters and Director of the Center for the Humanities, Washington University in St. Louis
David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of American History, University of California, Berkeley
Jeffrey B. Ferguson, Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor of Black Studies and American Studies, Amherst College
Korina Jocson, Assistant Professor of Education, Washington University in St. Louis
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Stated Meeting - Cambridge
The Future of PowerAudio and Video
Introduction:
Jack Goldsmith, Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Speaker:
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard Kennedy School

January 2011

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Reception – San Francisco
Co-Host:
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Chancellor, University of California, San Francisco
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Stated Meeting – Stanford, California
The Future of Our Research Universities: Challenges and OpportunitiesAudio and Video
Speaker:
John Hennessy, President, Stanford University

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