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Agenda for the Second Regional Information Gathering Workshop
Arizona State University
Life Sciences Building Room C202
C Wing 401 E. Tyler Mall
Tempe, Arizona
Thursday, April 6th, 2017
8:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m. Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Introduction and welcome from the National Academies

9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Session I: The Faculty and Practitioner Perspective on Integration (Panel I)
Moderator: Guna Nadarajan, Dean and Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan (member of the study committee)
• David Guston, Director for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
• David Weaver, Professor of Physics, Estrella Mountain Community College
• Sha Xin Wei, Professor and Director, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, Arizona State University
• Liz Lerman, Founder of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and Institute Professor at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Session II: The Faculty and Practitioner Perspective on Integration (Panel II)
Moderator: Pamela Jennings, President and CEO of CONSTRUKTS, Inc. (member of the study committee)
• Andrea Polli, Professor of Art and Ecology, University of New Mexico
• JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Professor of Media Arts & Technology and Music, University of California
• Ed Finn, Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Media + Engineering, Arizona State University
• Fritz Breithaupt, Professor of Germanic Studies, Indiana University Bloomington

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Session III: The Academic Administrator Perspective on Integration
Moderator: Bonnie Thornton Dill, Dean and Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, College of Arts and Humanities (member of the study committee)
• Raymond Tymas-Jones, Associate Vice President for the Arts and Dean, University of Utah College of Fine Arts
• Joaquin Ruiz, Executive Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Science, University of Arizona
• Maria Hesse, Vice Provost for Academic Partnerships, Arizona State University

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Session IV: Perspectives on Integration from Emerging and Established Thought Leaders in Innovation
Moderator: Laurie Baefsky, Executive Director, ArtsEngine and the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) (member of the study committee)
• Jim Spohrer, Director of Cognitive OpenTech, IBM Research – Almaden
• Dan Nathan-Roberts, Assistant Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering, San Jose State University

3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Coffee Break

3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Session V. The Student Perspective on Integration
Moderator: Ben Hurlbut, Assistant Professor of Biology and Society in the, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University (member of the study committee)

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Committee hears comments from the audience

5:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Closing Remarks from the National Academies

Friday, April 7th, 2017
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Closed committee discussion