Nobel Prize Summit

Washington, D.C.

OUR PLANET, OUR FUTURE

Speakers and panellists

Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the Nobel Prize Summit has been postponed. It was initially intended to take place in Washington, D.C. on 29 April – 1 May 2020. Information on new dates to follow.

 

Martin Chalfie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008
University Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University

 

Carol Greider, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009
Daniel Nathans Professor and Director, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

David Gross, Nobel Prize in Physics 2004
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

William Moerner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014
Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

 

Mario Molina, Nobel Prize Chemistry 1995
Professor, University of California, San Diego

 

Bill Nordhaus, Prize in Economic Sciences 2018
Sterling Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Yale University

 

Paul Nurse, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001
Director, The Francis Crick Institute

 

Saul Perlmutter, Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Professor, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley; Senior Scientist, Physics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Adam Riess, Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

 

Richard Roberts, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1993
Chief Scientific Officer, New England BioLabs, Inc.

 

Brian Schmidt, Nobel Prize in Physics 2011
Vice-Chancellor, President, Chief Executive, Officer and Professor, The Australian National University

 

Joseph Stiglitz, Prize in Economic Sciences 2011
University Professor, Columbia University

 

Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016
Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University

 

Yuan Tseh Lee, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1986
President Emeritus, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica

 

Klaus von Klitzing, Nobel Prize in Physics 1985
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

 

Torsten Wiesel, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981
President Emeritus, The Rockefeller University

 

Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009
Professor and Director, Kimmelman Center for Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science

 

Akira Yoshino, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019
Honorary Fellow, Asahi Kasei Corporation

 

 

Frank Bainimarama
Prime Minister of Fiji

 

Andy Beard
Chief Executive Officer, Vanu

 

Megan Bettilyon
Director, Global Good, Intellectual Ventures

 

Stephen Carpenter
Free-Range Scientist and S.A. Forbes Professor of Integrative Biology (Zoology), University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Partha Dasgupta
Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge

 

Sandra Díaz
Professor of Ecology, National University of Cordoba

 

Deepakraj Divan
Professor and Director, Center for Distributed Energy, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Christiana Figueres
Former Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

John Holdren
Teresa & John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy, Harvard University

 

Naoko Ishii
CEO and Chair, Global Environment Facility

 

Lisa Jackson
Vice President for Environment, Policy and Social Initiative, Apple

 

Eric Lambin
Professor of Earth System Science, Stanford University

 

Simon Levin
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Center for BioComplexity, Princeton University

 

Thomas Lovejoy
Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University

 

Jane Lubchenco
Professor, Oregon State University

 

Sunita Narain
Director General, Centre for Science and Environment; Director, Society for Environmental Communications

 

Carlos Nobre
Chair, International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and Director, Center for Earth System Science, National Institute for Space Research of Brazil

 

Steve Polasky
Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics, University of Minnesota

 

Krishna Udayakumar
Director, Global Health Innovation Center, Duke University

 

Alfred Watkins
Chairman, Global Solutions Summit

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