ASEMFL 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

ASEMFL Annual Meeting, November 6, 2021 (Virtual)

The November 6, 2021 ASEMFL Virtual Annual Meeting will feature a special address by NAS President, Marcia McNutt, a keynote address by Robert Langer (NAS, NAE, NAM), induction of 15 new ASEMFL members, and two sessions on Healthy Aging and Sea-level Rise.

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Contact Information:
Francesca Botteri
Events Manager
College of Engineering and Computer Science, UCF

ASEMFL Virtual Annual Meeting
(Saturday, November 6, 2021)

  • 9:25 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome by Gavriel Salvendy, President of ASEMFL
  • 9:30 AM – 10:35 AM Keynote Address: Robert Langer (NAS, NAE, NAM), MIT, The Edison of Medicine: Robert Langer’s Quest to Solve Global Health Challenges Using Biotechnology
  • 10:35 AM – 10:40 AM Break
  • 10:40 AM – 10:55 AM Induction of Class of 2021
  • 10:55 AM – 11:10 AM Break
  • 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM Healthy Aging Session; Chair: Julie Johnson (NAM), University of Florida
    • Sandro Galea (NAM), Boston University, A healthier world for longer healthier lives
    • Ralph Sacco (NAM), University of Miami, Preventing Stroke and Maintaining Brain Health
    • Terry Fulmer (NAM), The John A. Hartford Foundation, The Evidence for Age-Friendly Care
  • 12:25 PM – 1:10 PM Lunch
  • 1:10 PM – 2:25 PM Sea Level Rise Session; Chair: Michael Georgiopoulos, University of Central Florida
    • Klaus Keller, Penn State University, Climate Risk Management: From Decision-Making to Basic Research and Back
    • Jane McKee Smith (NAE), US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal Resilience and Sea Level Rise
    • Jayantha Obeysekera, Florida International University, Grand Challenge for Resiliency of Coastal Regions: Sea Level Rise
  • 2:25 PM – 2:40 PM Break
  • 2:40 PM – 3:25 PM Special Address: Marcia McNutt (NAS President); Science Advice for Resilient and Sustainable Florida
  • 3:25 PM – 3:40 PM Break
  • 3:40 PM – 4:25 PM ASEMFL Members Meeting
  • 4:25 PM Adjourn