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CAETS 2019- Engineering a Better World- the next 100 years.

The conference will gather people from all around the world to engage in discussion about the next 100 years and about the role of science and engineering in society.

The first part of the conference will focus on technological achievements and their significance in the developments in society we have seen so far. This will be followed by a section focusing on the challenges we are facing today. The second day will look at possible solutions to meet these challenges. Conclusions from the first two days, the policy dimension as well as the future role of engineering sciences will be discussed on the third day.

Welcome to CAETS 2019.

The conference will take place at Norra Latin, Drottninggatan 71b, Stockholm.

For full programme please follow the link below

Tuesday June 25

08.00-09.00 Registration
09.00-09.30 Opening Session Welcome
Tuula Teeri, Chair of CAETS and President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Ruth A David, Secretary General – Treasurer CAETS
Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Enterprise
09.30-12.10 Progress
Progress: The First 100 years
Johan Norberg, Author, lecturer and documentary filmmaker
Internet – Engineering for Society
Olaf Kolkman, Chief Internet Technology Officer, the Internet Society
LIGO – Engineering for Science
Dennis C. Coyne, Chief Engineer LIGO, California Institute of Technology
12.10-13.30 Lunch
13.30-17.00 Challenges
Energy System of the Future – Evolution or Revolution

Marie-Noëlle Semeria, Chief Technology Officer of TOTAL
Unequal Cities
Edgar Pieterse, Director of African Centre for Cities
Antibiotic Resistance – a Multiple Systems Failure
Threatening Global Sustainable Development
Otto Cars, Senior Professor, Infectious Diseases, Senior Adviser – ReAct, Uppsala University
Water as Leverage, from risk to reward
Kaveh Madani, Environmental Scientist, Educator and Activist
19.00-21.00 Drink Reception at City Hall- Hosted by the City of Stockholm

Wednesday June 26

08.30-11.20 Creative Chaos
Engineering the Climate?
Jesse Reynolds, Frankel Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Panel Discussion:
Future Health – Are New Business Models Required?

Kevin Outersson, Executive Director and Principal Investigator, CARB-X
Anna Sandström, Science Policy and Relations Director Europe at AstraZeneca
Aled Edwards, Founder and current CEO of the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC)
Sustainable Transition Pathways for Plastics
Rajni Hatti-Kaul, Professor in Biotechnology, Lund University
11.00-12.10 Digital Dawn
Productivity and Performance in a Digital Age
Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12.10-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.50 Effective Education
The Changing Face of Global Engineering Education
Ruth Graham, Higher education consultant, R H Graham Consulting Logic and Landscape of the Knowledge
System – Implications for the Educational System
Li Jinghai, Professor and vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
15.20-17.00 Inclusive Infrastructure
The All-Embracing Transportation System
Dan Work, Professor, Vanderbilt University
Design and Engineering for Sustainability Transitions
İdil Gaziulusoy, Professor of Sustainable Design, Aalto University
Making Society 5.0 a Reality
Yuko Harayama, Former Executive Member of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation
19.00 Dinner at Solliden, Skansen 

Thursday June 27

09.00-12.00 Conclusions
Policy Advice for the Future

Tuula Teeri, Chair of CAETS and President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Darja Isaksson, General Director at Sweden's Innovation Agency Vinnova
Li Jinghai, President of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
Robert-Jan Smits, Senior Adviser for Open Access and Innovation at the European Political Strategy Centre
Dan Arvizu, Chancellor and the 28th Chief Executive of the New Mexico State University System
Industry-Academy Collaboration for the Future
Carl-Henric Svanberg, Chair of the European Round Table and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Alton D. Romig, Jr. Executive Officer of the National Academy of Engineering
David Thomlinson, Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the United Kingdom
Hideaki Koizumi, Executive Vice President of the Engineering Academy of Japan
Sanja Vraneš, Director General of the Institute Mihajlo Pupin

Friday June 28

09.00-14.00 Technical Tour
We welcome you to join us on a tour of Slussen and beautiful Stockholm
Slussen in the immediate centre of Stockholm city is one of the biggest and most startling ongoing projects in Stockholm at the moment. This €120 million project is a combined urban redevelopment and infrastructure project with high architectural ambitions. Slussen is located at the narrow strait between the world heritage site Old Town and the steep cliffs of Södermalm and therefore requires several complicated and unconventional technical solutions when building the new Slussen. Slussen is in every sense a historical site which gives the project an extra dimension with for example archaeological excavations.

Technical Tour Program (pre-registered delegates only):
09.00-10.15 Technical Tour Session at IVA (Grev Turegatan 16, 114 46 Stockholm)
10.15 Walking from IVA to boat for sightseeing tour
11.00-13.30 Boat trip including lunch and sightseeing
13.30 Return to Nybrokajen, bus transfer back to the hotel (Clarion Sign)

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