John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values
30th Anniversary Celebration
20-21 March 2015, University of Notre Dame 

 

30th

Join us 20-21 March 2015 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Notre Dame's Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values. The Center is home to the Reilly Arts & Letters/Engineering Dual Degree Program, the History and Philosophy of Science Graduate Program, the Science, Technology, and Values minor, and the GLOBES Graduate Certificate Program. We will celebrate these programs along with our research and outreach initiatives with students, alumni, faculty, staff, donors, and guests. 

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Final Program: 

Friday, March 20

Lisa Guerra

3:00-5:00PM McKenna Hall, Dining Room
Arts & Letters/Engineering Dual-Degree Student & Alumni Event
• Alumni Speaker: Lisa Guerra (Technical Assistant to the NASA Associate Administrator at NASA Headquarters)
• Awards presenter: Katie Reilly  (Allen & Overy LLP,  Washington, DC)
      - Award presented to the 2015 Reilly Scholars
      - Announcement of the 2016 Reilly Scholars
Master of Ceremonies: Melinda Gormley (Assistant Director for Research, Reilly Center) 

Ryan Calo

5:30-6:45PM McKenna Hall, Auditorium
Keynote Lecture - "The Past, Present, and Future of Robotic Regulation" (poster)
• Chair: Anjan Chakravartty (Director, Reilly Center)
• Speaker: Ryan Calo (University of Washington)

7:00-8:30 PM McKenna Hall, Atrium
Reception

Saturday March 21

9:00-9:15AM McKenna Hall Auditorium
Welcome and Introductions
• Anjan Chakravartty

9:15-9:30AM McKenna Hall Auditorium
The Center in the College, the University, and Beyond
• Chair: Anjan Chakravartty
• Speaker: Robert Bernhard (Vice President for Research, University of Notre Dame)

9:30-10:00AM McKenna Hall Auditorium
History and Philosophy of Science Program
• Chair: Tom Stapleford (University of Notre Dame)
• Speakers: Laura Bland (University of Notre Dame) and Pablo Ruiz (University of Notre Dame)

10:00-10:30AM McKenna Hall Auditorium
GLOBES Graduate Certificate in Environment and Society
• Chair: Jessica Hellmann (Director of GLOBES, Reilly Center)
• Speakers: Kerri Citterbart Martin (University of Notre Dame) and Amy Klegarth (University of Notre Dame)

10:30-10:45AM Break (Refreshments available in Room 100-104)

10:45-11:15AM McKenna Hall Auditorium
Arts & Letters/Engineering Dual-Degree Program
• Chair: Jessica Baron (Outreach and Communications Coordinator, Reilly Center)
• Speakers: Dual-Degree students John Wetzel (Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design) and Camilla Tassi (Computer Science and Music) 

11:15AM-11:45PM McKenna Hall Auditorium
The Science, Technology, and Values Minor
• Chair: Ed Jurkowitz (Assistant Director for Education, Reilly Center)
• Speakers: Undergraduates Megan Pelino, Madeline Bender, and Lauren Firenek

12:00-1:45PM McKenna Hall, Dining Room (basement level)
Lunch & Student Poster Presentations

George Lucas

2:00-3:00 PM McKenna Hall Auditorium
The Ethics of Emerging Technologies
• Chair: Don Howard (University of Notre Dame)
• Speaker: George Lucas (United States Naval Academy): "Ethics and Emerging Technologies"
• Commentator: Charles Pence (Louisiana State University)

3:00-3:15 PM Break (Refreshments available in Room 100-104)

Richard Keller

3:15-4:15 PM McKenna Hall Auditorium
Health, Culture, and Society
• Chair: Jessica Baron (Reilly Center) 
• Speaker: Richard Keller (University of Wisconsin-Madison): "Anecdotal Life: Isolation, Vulnerability, and Social Marginalization during the 2003 Heat Wave in Paris"
• Commentator: Christopher Hamlin (University of Notre Dame)

4:15-4:30 PM Break (Refreshments available in Room 100-104)

Ian Noble

4:30-5:30 PM McKenna Hall Auditorium
People, Policy, and the Environment
• Chair: Bruce Huber (Notre Dame Law School)
• Speaker: Ian Noble (Chief Science Advisor, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index): "Environment to Policy: the Role of the Scientist"
• Commentator: Peter Levi (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

Invited Guests
6:00 – 8:30 PM Morris Inn, Private Dining Room
Dinner in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Reilly Center (by invitation)
• Honoring our Former Directors: Anjan Chakravartty
• A Tribute to Jack Reilly: Major General (Ret.) Robert Latiff (Chair of Reilly Center External Advisory Board)