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Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

In this session, five senior speakers discuss the latest engineering research and practice on disaster relief, flood prevention, cybersecurity, and energy security

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Enriching life

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Enriching life

Session speakers: Dr Eric Brown, Professor Neil Gershenfeld, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and Professor Helen Storey

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Technology and growth

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Technology and growth

Session speakers: Dr Margaret Anne Craig, Dr Regina E. Dugan, Professor Andy Hopper, Dr Mike Lynch, Andrew Simms and Dr Yingtao Li

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Short film competition presentation

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Short film competition presentation

Professor Charles Elachi presents the winners of the UK and US Global Grand Challenges Summit short film competitions and a surprise address from will.i.am about new approaches to STEM education

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Health

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Health

Session speakers: Dr Frances Arnold, Professor Ara Darzi, Dr Robert Langer, Professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Professor Qimin Zhan

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Sustainability

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Sustainability

Session Speakers: Professor Angela Belcher, Allard Castelein, Professor John Loughhead, Professor Calestous Juma and Professor Jeffrey Sachs

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Plenary address from Dr J Craig Venter

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Plenary address from Dr J Craig Venter

Dr J Craig Venter is a biologist renowned for his contributions in sequencing the first draft human genome in 2001

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Welcome

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Welcome

Welcome addresses by Professor Dame Ann Dowling and Sir John Parker with responses from Professor C. D. Mote, Jr. and and Dr Jian Song

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Ministerial address David Willetts

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Ministerial address David Willetts

David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, closes the first day of the Summit with an address about UK investment in innovation