Launching The Global KAITEKI Center at ASU

The Global KAITEKI Center officially kicked off on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 during a launch event at Arizona State University's Fulton Center. Below is a copy of the event's agenda, with links to two PowerPoint presentations made by Dr. George Stephanopoulos and Dr. Hideki Murayama.

The Global KAITEKI Center launch program

09:30 – 10:00 a.m. Coffee and continental breakfast 10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Welcome and introduction to The Global KAITEKI Center by Dr. George Stephanopoulos, Founding Director of the new Center 10:10 – 10:25 a.m. Opening remarks by Dr. Sethuraman (Panch) Panchanathan, Executive Vice President and Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development 10:25 – 10:45 a.m. Welcome remarks from Dr. Hideki Murayama, President, The KAITEKI Institute (TKI) 10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Remarks by Dr. Gary Dirks, Director, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, and Director, LightWorks®, on sustainability and energy 11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Remarks by Dr. Kyle Squires, Dean, Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering, on the potential collaboration of the Fulton Schools of Engineering with The Global KAITEKI Center 11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Remarks by Dr. Steve Munk, Deputy Director, The Biodesign Institute, on the potential collaboration of The Biodesign Institute with The Global KAITEKI Center 11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Remarks by Dr. David Guston, Founding Director and Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, on the collaboration of SFIS with The Global KAITEKI Center 11:45 – 12:00 p.m. Morning wrap-up and next steps by Dr. George Stephanopoulos 12 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Presentation of the first four Arizona State University research projects funded by The Global KAITEKI Center 1:30 – 1:40 p.m. Introduction to the Projects: Dr. Neal Woodbury 1:40 – 2:00 p.m. Visualizing and Quantifying the Social Value of Future Business
    —Project Lead: Lauren Keeler, Assistant Research Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society —Team: David Guston, Ira Bennett, Michael Bernstein, Margaret Hinrichs, Thad Miller, Erik Johnston, George Basile, Derrick Anderson
2:00 – 2:20 p.m. Developing a Shared Roadmap for the Circular Economy in the Chemical Industry
    —Project Lead: Kevin Dooley, Chief Scientist, The Sustainability Consortium —Team: George Basile, Rajesh Buch, Bill Campbell, Carole Mars, Alicia Marseille, Patricia Reiter
2:20 – 2:40 p.m. Design, Development and Testing of Innovative Materials for Urban Cooling
    —Project Lead: Matthew Fraser, Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Build Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering —Team: Charles Redman, David Sailor, Kamil Kaloush
2:40 – 3:00 p.m. Food Waste Reduction and Well-Being for a Sustainable Future