Science and Engineering in International Security (InterSECT)
Join TechPro Interdisciplinary Experience Club for its first InterSECT workshop, an event that focuses on national security issues within the context of science, engineering, policy, and security. They will be featuring two keynotes to broadly discuss these topics, and they will also explore three technology tracks in further detail: emerging technology, bioterrorism, and alternative energy. Each track will feature an expert speaker who will talk about their career and opportunities in the field, and interaction will be encouraged via a panel and networking session.
Food will be provided.
First Keynote at 9:00 AM
Andrea Thompson - Current US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs
Second Keynote at 1:00 PM
Admiral Sandy Winnefeld - Former Vice Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff and Distinguished Professor at the Georgia Tech Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Panel Speaker - Emerging Technology at 10:15 AM
Dr. Adam Stulberg- Professor at the Georgia Tech Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Panel Speaker - Bioterrorism at 10:40 AM
Dr. Margaret Kosal - Associate Professor and Professor at the Georgia Tech Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Panel Speaker - Alternative Energy at 11:05 AM
Dr. Kim Cobb - Professor The Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
The event in the Marcus Nanotechnology Building is free and open to all Georgia Tech students. Parking is available in Visitor Lot 4. For more information on the event and to RSVP, please visit TechPro's website.