CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series – Fall 2020 Schedule
Free and open to the public, the CITRIS Research Exchange offers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from distinguished academic, industry, and civic leaders. Each seminar takes place on Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm via Zoom. Join us!
Sept 9, 2020 – Inclusive Workforce Strategies: Enhancing the Future of Public Sector Work
Speakers: Panelists include Elana Zeide (PULSE Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law & Policy, UCLA), Saurabh Sanghvi (Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company), and Scott Mauvais (Director of AI & Global Partnerships, Microsoft Philanthropies). Moderated by Brandie Nonnecke, CITRIS Policy Lab Director.
Sept 16, 2020 – The New Era of University-Industry Alliances
Speaker: Karina Edmonds, VP Academies & University Alliances, SAP
Sept 23, 2020 – Creating Positive Feedback Loops to Accelerate the Energy Transition
Speaker: Sarah Kurtz, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), UC Merced
Sept 30, 2020 – Data, Global Challenges, and Planetary Management
Speaker: Sol Hsiang, Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Oct 7, 2020 – CITRIS Research Exchange
Speaker: Kamal Jethwani, Co-Founder and Chief Product and Technology Officer, Decimal.health
Oct 14, 2020 – Medical Management in Epilepsy – A Journey into the Unknown
Speaker: Rachel Kuperman, Founder and CEO, Eysz Lab
Oct 21, 2020 – CITRIS Research Exchange
Speaker: Glenda Humiston, VP of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California Office of the President (UCOP)
Oct 28, 2020 – Blockchain for the Public Good
Speakers: Panelists include Brian Behlendorf (Executive Director, Hyperledger), Ben Bartlett (Partner, Tackett Bartlett LLP), and Michele Benedetto Neitz (Professor of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law). Moderated by Camille Crittenden, Ph.D., Executive Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute.
Nov 4, 2020 – Scientific Natural Language Processing and the Fight Against COVID-19
Speaker: Oren Etizioni, Chief Executive Officer, Allen Institute for AI
Nov 18, 2020 – CITRIS COVID-19 Response Seed Award Outcomes
Speakers: Panelists TBD, will feature 2-3 Principal Investigators from our CITRIS COVID-19 Response Seed Award winners.