Hitachi-AAAS Lecture Series

10 June 2014
Sixth Eco-Engineering Forum sponsored by Hitachi and featuring panels organized by AAAS and the Brookings Institution.
Focus: he New Eco-System of Information: Harnessing the Potential of Big Data

13 May 2014
Annual AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society
Focus: New Technologies on the Arms Control Front
Featuring: Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State

16 October 2013
Fifth Eco-Engineering Forum sponsored by Hitachi and featuring panels organized by AAAS and the Brookings Institution.
Focus: How Shale Gas is Shaping Energy Security and Environmental Issues across the World

14 May 2013
Annual Hitachi Lectureship at AAAS
Focus: Time for Transformational Change in Global Environmental Policy
Featuring: Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environmental Facility

27 September 2012
Fourth Eco-Engineering Forum sponsored by Hitachi and featuring panels organized by AAAS and the Brookings Institution.
Focus: Addressing Water Challenges

2 May 2012
Annual Hitachi Lectureship at AAAS
Focus: From DNA Sequencer to Single Cell Analysis: Development of Innovative Technologies and Instruments
Featuring: Hideki Kambara, Fellow, Hitachi, Ltd.
Discussant: Steven G. Boxer, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor in Chemistry, Stanford University

8 December 2011
Annual AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society
Focus: How Thomas Edison Invented the Future
Featuring: Sarah Miller Caldicott

6 October 2011
Third Eco-Engineering Forum sponsored by Hitachi and featuring panels organized by AAAS and the Brookings Institution.
Focus: Eco-Engineering: Building Sustainable Cities

28 October 2010
Annual AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society
Focus: Synthetic Biology: What is it? What challenges does it pose to ethics and public policy?
Featuring: Thomas H. Murray, President and CEO, The Hastings Center (slides)

27 May 2010
Second Eco-Engineering Forum sponsored by Hitachi and featuring panels organized by AAAS and the Brookings Institution.
Focus: Three Keys to Sustainable Urban Communities: Water, Power and Transportation

7 April 2010
Annual Hitachi Lectureship at AAAS
Focus: Healthcare of an Organization: Overcoming Silos in Society Featuring: Kazuo Yano, Hitachi, Ltd.
Discussant: Brad Allenby, Arizona State University

14 October 2009
Annual AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society
Focus: Energy Technology for a Low Carbon Future
Featuring: Ernest J. Moniz, Professor of Physics and Cecil & Ida Green Distinguished Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

23 April 2009
Inaugural Hitachi Lectureship at AAAS
Focus: Brain Science
Featuring: Hideaki Koizumi, Hitachi Ltd., and Thomas Woosley, Washington University School of Medicine

5 March 2009
First Eco-Engineering Forum sponsored by Hitachi and featuring panels organized by AAAS and the Brookings Institution
Focus: Meeting Energy Needs, Reducing Environmental Impact
Featuring: U.S. Senator John Kerry

6 November 2008
Inaugural AAAS-Hitachi Lecture on Science and Society
Focus: Climate Change Rescue Plan
Featuring: Thomas E. Lovejoy, President of the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment