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Global Grand Challenges Summit (National Academy of Engineering)
July 18, 2017 - July 20, 2017USD $200 - USD $500
The 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) is the third in a collaborative series sponsored by the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. The 2017 GGCS will be held in conjunction with the inaugural K–12 FIRST Global Challenge.
The 2017 Summit aims to inspire the next generation of engineers, policymakers, and the public to address critically important engineering challenges and opportunities facing humanity. It will focus on the four themes of the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering: Sustainability, Health, Security, and Joy of Living, as well as Education, and Public Engagement related to the Grand Challenges.