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Is the Future Secure and Sustainable?

Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

From our crops to our commutes and our computers, how secure and sustainable is the infrastructure upon which modern human life operates? Cornell scientists and engineers discuss what the coming years hold and how their work will shape the future.

Schwartz Auditorium, Rockefeller Hall

From our crops to our commutes and our computers, how secure and sustainable is the infrastructure upon which modern human life operates? Cornell scientists and engineers will discuss what the coming years hold for bridges and highways, food systems, energy development, data and internet security, and water availability. An audience Q&A session will follow.

Panelists: 
Susan Christopherson (Department Chair, City & Regional Planning, Cornell University)
Sarah Evanega (International Professor, Plant Breeding & Genetics (adjunct), Cornell University)
Rick Geddes (Associate Professor, Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University)
Pat Reed (Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Cornell University)
Fred Schneider (Professor, Computer Science & Information Science; Professor, Communications, Cornell University)
Jeff Hancock (Professor & Chair, Information Science, Cornell University)
John Morales (Chief Meteorologist, WTVJ NBC-6 Miami)

 

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