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Lecture: Technology and Technical Work
April 22, 2019 @ 17:45 - 19:00FREE
What technologies will have the greatest impact over the next decade? What are the key challenges effecting our communities, our nation and our planet? Can technology help shape our solutions to these challenges? How are the roles of Engineers and technologists in the 21st century changing in response to these challenges and opportunities? IEEE Executive Director Stephen Welby will discuss the intersection of technology, technological work and the public good.
Stephen Welby is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow with more than 423,000 members in over 160 countries, and through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.