ASEMFL 2021 Annual Meeting

ASEMFL Annual Meeting, November 5 and 6, 2021, Orlando, Florida

The November 5&6, 2021 ASEMFL Annual Meeting will feature an opening 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.

Venue:
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr, Orlando, Fl 32821, 407-351-5555
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mcosr-renaissance-orlando-at-seaworld/
Hotel Booking:
A block of rooms have been reserved at a special meeting rate of $149 per room. There is limited availability so please book early. Bookings can be made by following the link below.
https://book.passkey.com/go/ASEMFLPreConference
Registration:
UCF is financially sponsoring this event which we greatly appreciate and thus we can offer a heavily discounted registration fee of $25 for students and trainees (e.g. post-docs) and $100 for all others. To register for the annual meeting go to: REGISTER.
Contact Information:
Francesca Botteri
Events Manager
College of Engineering and Computer Science, UCF
407-823-2282
Francesca.Botteri@ucf.edu

Annual ASEMFL (November 5&6 2021) Meeting Agenda

Friday, November 5, 2021
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM ASEMFL Board Meeting (for ASEMFL Board Members only) [St. George Room]
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception for all Annual Meeting registrants [Peninsula Ballroom 1-3]
  • 6:30 PM ASEMFL Board Members Dinner [St. George Room]
Saturday, November 6, 2021
  • 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Opening Address: Marcia McNutt (NAS President); Science Advice for Resilient and Sustainable Florida [Peninsula Ballroom 1]
  • 9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Break
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Keynote Address: Robert Langer (NAS, NAE, NAM), MIT, The Edison of Medicine: Robert Langer’s Quest to Solve Global Health Challenges Using Biotechnology (virtual) [Peninsula Ballroom 1]
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Refreshment Break
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Induction of Class of 2021 [Peninsula Ballroom 1]
  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch [Peninsula Ballroom 2]
  • 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM Healthy Aging Session; Chair: Julie Johnson (NAM), University of Florida [Peninsula Ballroom 1]
    • 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
  • 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
  • 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM Sea Level Rise Session; Chair: Michael Georgiopoulos, University of Central Florida [Peninsula Ballroom 1]
    • 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
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Refreshment Break
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ASEMFL Members Business Meeting [Peninsula Ballroom 1]
  • 5:00 PM Adjourn