NAE Grand Challenges Summit
2010 NAE Grand Challenges National Summit @ USC
In 2010, the USC Viterbi School of Engineering hosted the NAE Grand Challenges Summit. This event brought together outstanding individuals from academia, business, government, medicine, communications, and other disciplines on October 6-8, 2010.
It was co-hosted with Duke University, Olin College and Caltech. The discussion were organized around the the four thematic threads of the challenges, namely, sustainability, vulnerability, health and the joy of living, which represent key societal issues of the 20th century.