CAETS Annual Meeting 2017

 

La Real Academia de Ingeniería ha organizado, bajo el lema “Bioeconomía: retos para la ingeniería”, el Congreso Anual de CAETS que se ha celebrado en Madrid los días 13 a 17 de noviembre.

 

Los días 14 y 15 el congreso tuvo lugar en el Salón de Actos de la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Madrid (UPM) y se desarrolló según el siguiente programa:

 

Tuesday 14th November

 

Opening ceremony. Welcome authorities

 

Inaugural Speech:

Engineering and the Bioeconomy

Hüttl, R. F. Chairman of the Board and Scientific Executive Director, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany.

 

Session I. Bioeconomy: Food Security

 

Moderator:

Romagosa, I. Professor of the University of Lleida, Department of Plant Production and Forestry Science, Spain.

Speakers:

  • The future of food.

Fresco, L. O. President of the Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands.

Fischer, R.A. Honorary Research Fellow, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - CSIRO, Australia

Guillou, M. President of the Board of Directors of Agreenium - French Agricultural, Veterinary and Forestry Institute, France.

 

Session II. The New Genetic Engineering

 

Moderator:

Cerdá, E. Professor Emeritus of the University of Seville, Spain

Speakers:

Beyer, P. Research Professor, BIOSS Centre for Biological Signaling Studies - Freiburg University, Germany

Ortega, S. Head of the Transgenic Mice Unit, Spanish National Research Centre - CNIO, Spain.

Christou, P. Research Professor of the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced - ICREA, Spain

 

Session III. The Blue Bioeconomy

 

Moderator:

Domínguez, Jaime Director of the Superior Technical School of Engineering of Seville, Spain.

Speakers:

Almås, K. A. Special Adviser of SINTEF Ocean / Vice President of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, Norway.

     Coll, M. Researcher of the Institute of Marine Sciences - ICM, Spain

     Kaushik, S. J. European Research Area Chair of Eco Aqua Institute, ULPGC, Spain.

      Fredheim, A. Research Director of SINTEF Ocean, the Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research - SINTEF, Norway.

 

General Discussion

 

Intergenerational debate

 

Wednesdeay 15th November

 

Session I. Transition to a Renewable Energy World

 

Moderator:

Domínguez, José. Professor of the University of Seville, Spain

Speakers:

Díaz, A.R. Director C - Energy, Climate and Transport, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, CE.

  • The geopolitics of renewable energies: a strategic perspective

Escribano, G. Head of the Energy and Climate Change Program, Elcano Royal Institute, Spain.

Wagner, H.J. Chair for Energy Systems and Energy Management, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

 

Broadening the vision I

 

Key Note Speech I

  • Sarma, S. Vice President for Open Learning, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering, U.S.

 

Key Note Speech II

  • Wessner, C. Professor of Global Innovation Policy, Georgetown University, U.S.

 

Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC): new models to boost innovation

Moderator:

Zufiria, J.A. General Director of IBM Europe, Spain.

Speakers:

  • Muñoz, J.L. Managing Director of EIT Climate KIC Spain & EIT Cross-KIC Spain Lead, Spain.
  • Contreras, J. EIT Digital Spain Director, IMDEA Software Institute, Spain.
  • Pérez Villareal, B. Director of EIT Food CLC South, Spain.
  • Pugliese, M. EIT Health Spain Managing Director, Parc Científic de Barcelona, Spain.
  • Lasa, M. Iberia Managing Director InnoEnergy, Spain.

 

Closing ceremony

 

CAETS President speeches

  • Dowling, D.A. CAETS Past-president / RAEng, UK.
  • Cáceres, L. CAETS President-elect / ANI, Uruguay. 

Closing address by CAETS President

  • Fereres, E. CAETS President / RAI, Spain.

 

Thursday 16th November

 

CAETS Council meeting

 

Broadening the vision II. Ethics in Engineering

Moderator: 

Brunet, P. Professor of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain.

Speakers:

  • Bonfield, D. RAEng Visiting Professor of Inclusive Engineering, Aston University, Towards Vision, University of Bath, Stevenage, UK. (Speech)
  • Torras, C. Professor of Research of Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC, Spain.
  • Koizumi, H. Honorary Fellow of Hitachi, Ltd., Japan. (Speech)

 

Diversity in Engineering

 

End of the convocation

 

 

Press

 

Martes, 14 Noviembre, 2017 - 09:00