Opening Plenary Session I

National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) 40th Anniversary

K. Renee Horton, President, NSBP and Lead Metallics and Weld Engineer for NASA’s Space Launch System at Michoud Assembly Facility

 

 

Moderator: Shirley M. Malcom, Director, EHR Programs, AAAS

 


Plenary Session II

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly, Author, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Christine Darden, Retired, Senior Executive Service, NASA Langley Research Center

Robert Benjamin Lee, Retired, Research Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center

 

 

Moderator: Claudia Rankins, Program Director, National Science Foundation (NSF), Education and Human Resources (EHR)

Moderator: Kelly Mack, Vice President and Executive Director, Project Kaleidoscope, Office of Undergraduate Science Education (PKAL/STEM), AAC&U
 


Plenary Session III

Howard Spivak, Acting Director, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

 

 

Moderator: James Stith, Vice President Emeritus, American Institute of Physics (AIP)
 


Plenary Session IV: Awards Banquet

Luis Campos, Baruch S. Blumberg NASA Chair of Astrobiology, Library of Congress, Secretary of the History of Science Society, and Associate Chair of the History Department, University of New Mexico

 

 

Moderator: Shirley M. Malcom, Director, EHR Programs, AAAS

 


EFRI-REM Networking Session

Calvin Mackie, Managing Partner, Channel ZerO Group, LLC & Partner, Golden Leaf Energy, and Former Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University

 

 

Moderator: Sohi Rastegar, Director, EFRI, NSF