Meeting the Grand Challenges
of the 21st Century

AMERICAN TECHNION SOCIETY PRESIDENTIAL FORUM

March 17–19, 2022
Lotte New York Palace Hotel, New York, NY

This complimentary event is by invitation only.*

Featuring Walter Isaacson,
Technion President Uri Sivan, and more

Join us in New York City for an exclusive event for Technion’s top stakeholders as we prepare to celebrate the university’s centennial in 2024. Come together with fellow supporters to learn how the Technion plans to address the grand challenges of the 21st century, including President Uri Sivan’s major initiatives in human health, sustainability for industry, and economic development in Israel.

This two-day event kicks off at a welcome reception on Thursday, March 17, with the formal program beginning Friday morning. Additional highlights include special programming at the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, home of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, a shabbat dinner where best-selling author and thought leader Walter Isaacson will be a keynote presenter, and panel discussions with experts. The Presidential Forum closes on Saturday night, March 19, with a festive dinner at Aspire, on the 102nd floor of One World Observatory.

SPEAKERS
Walter Isaacson
, best-selling author; acclaimed historian and journalist; Professor of History, Tulane University
Professor Uri Sivan, Technion President
Professor Harry Gray, the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the Founding Director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology.
Professor Ilan Marek, director of the Center for Sustainable Processes and Catalysis in the Technion Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
Associate Professor Shai Shen-Orr, head of the Systems Immunology and Precision Medicine Laboratory in the Technion Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Assistant Professor Charlotte Vogt, Technion Schulich Faculty of Chemistry
Additional speakers to be confirmed.

Formal invitation with registration link to follow.

The ATS National Board of Directors Meeting will take place on Sunday, March 20 and Monday, March 21, immediately following the Presidential Forum.

* The Presidential Forum, exclusive of hotel and travel expenses, is offered at no cost to benefactors and their spouse or guest. It is also open to members of the ATS National Board of Directors and local presidents at all giving levels.

Questions? Contact programs@ats.org.