Download: Agenda | EFRC Forum Talks by Session | EFRC Forum Talks by Scientific SessionEFRC Forum Posters | EFRC Forum Talk Abstracts | EFRC Forum Poster Abstracts SummitTimeSpeakerAffiliationTitleSlidesVideoWednesday – May 25, 2011 (7:30 AM–7:00 PM)7:30 AMRegistration8:30 AMSteve KooninDOE Under Secretary for ScienceWelcome and Introduction of Keynote Address  8:35 AMSteven ChuDOE Secretary of EnergyKeynote AddressPDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.39:00 AMSenator Jeff Bingaman(D-NM) PDF  Congressman Daniel Lipinski(D-IL)    Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren(D-CA)   10:00 AMBreak10:30 AM - 12:00 PMLeading Perspectives in Energy Research10:30 AMBill BrinkmanDOE Director of the Office of ScienceIntroduction of Session  10:45 AMJohn HennessyPresident of Stanford University PDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.311:15 AMMark LittleSenior Vice President and Director of GE Global Research PDF Pt.1 | Pt.211:45 AMEric IsaacsDirector of Argonne National Laboratory PDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.312:15 PM - 1:30 PMLunch Provided12:30 PM - 1:00 PMTilak AgerwalaVice President,Systems at IBM T. J. Watson Research CenterDisruptive Innovations in Computing  1:30 PMNate LewisDirector of JCAPFuels from Sunlight Energy Innovation HubPDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.32:00 PMEFRCs: A Response to Five Challenges for Science and the Imagination Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.3 | Pt. 4 | Pt.5  Paul Alivisatos - ModeratorDirector of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory    George CrabtreeDistinguished Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory    Mildred DresselhausInstitute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology    Mark RatnerProfessor at Northwestern University   2:45 PMScience for Energy Technology: The Industry Perspective Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.3 | Pt.4 Jeffrey Wadsworth - ModeratorPresident and CEO of Battelle Memorial Institute    David E. CarlsonChief Scientist of BP Solar    Yet-Ming ChiangProfessor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of A123 Systems    Catherine T. HuntR&D Director of Innovation Sourcing and Sustainable Technologies at The Dow Chemical Company   3:30 PMBreak4:00 PMEFRCs: A View from Senior EFRC RepresentativesPDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.3 | Pt.4 | Pt.5 Persis Drell - ModeratorDirector at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory    Neal ArmstrongDirector of the Center for Interface Science: Solar Electric Materials led by the University of Arizona    Emily CarterCo-Director of the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center led by Princeton University and Team Leader of the Heterogeneous Functional Materials Center led by the University of South Carolina    Don DePaoloDirector of the Center for Nanoscale Control of Geologic CO2 led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory    Brent GunnoeDirector of the Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalization led by the University of Virginia   5:00 PMAward Ceremony: Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research Video Competition Ivan AmatoSenior communications officer in the Pew Health Group of the Pew Charitable Trusts    Paula ApsellSenior Executive Producer, NOVA and Director of the WGBH Science Unit    William D. PhillipsPhysicist, Joint Quantum Institute at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland, and recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics   5:30 PM - 7:00 PMPoster Session and ReceptionForumTimeSpeakerAffiliationTitleSlidesVideoThursday – May 26, 2011 (8:00 AM – 7:30 PM)8:00 AM - 10:00 AMGlobal Perspectives on Frontiers in Energy Research8:00 AMPat DehmerDeputy Director for Science Programs at DOEFacing Our Energy Challenges in a New Era of SciencePDF | PPT Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.38:30 AMKazunari DomenProfessor at the University of Tokyo, Japan PDF Pt.1 | Pt.29:00 AMRobin GrimesProfessor at Imperial College, United Kingdom PDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.39:30 AMJean-Marie TarasconProfessor at the University de Picardie Jules Verne, France PDF Pt.1 | Pt.2 | Pt.310:00 AMBreak10:15 AMParallel Scientific Sessions I †12:15 PM - 1:45 PMLunch on Your Own12:35 PM - 1:35 PMBring Your Own Lunch Sessions (3) Career Opportunities in Energy Sciences and Technology Michelle BuchananAssociate Laboratory Director in Physical Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory    Marc KastnerDean of the School of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology    Joseph F. MercurioManager New Business Development, Global Research and Development at General Motors    Translating Basic Research to Energy Technology Karina EdmondsTechnology Transfer Coordinator at DOE   9:30 AMCelia MerzbacherVice President of Innovative Partnerships at the Semiconductor Research Corporation    Science Policy, the Budget Battles of the 112th Congress, and the EFRCs9:30 AMBenjamin BrownSenior Science and Technology Advisor at the Office of Science   1:45 PMParallel Scientific Sessions II3:45 PMBreak4:00 PMParallel Scientific Sessions III6:00 PMEFRC and DOE Research and Networking Poster Reception7:30 PMAdjournFriday – May 27, 2011 (8:00 AM–12:30 PM)8:00 AMParallel Scientific Sessions IV8:00 AMScientific Sessions Close-Out Panel9:00 AMScientific Sessions Close-Out Panels10:00 AMPoster Session #211:30 AMScientific Sessions Close-out Panels12:30 PMAdjourn† Session topics:
  1. Organic photovoltaics
  2. Inorganic photovoltaics
  3. Solar fuels and biomass
  4. Energy storage and transmission
  5. Energy conservation and efficiency
  6. Carbon capture and sequestration
  7. Materials in extreme environments
  8. Effective and sustainable materials design: integration of computation, theory and experiment
  9. New tools and methods for materials synthesis and characterization