Voices of Innovation: Walter Isaacson, Best-selling Author of The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
Voices of Innovation with Walter Isaacson, author The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race and Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane University. Prof. Isaacson—best-selling author of Einstein, Steve Jobs, Leonardo Da Vinci, and The Innovators—shares insights from his latest book on the Nobel Prize–winning scientist whose discovery of CRISPR, the tool that can edit DNA, opens a brave new world of medical miracles as well as moral questions. Interviewed by Susan Hockfield, President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience at MIT, the first woman to lead MIT. Join these two thought leaders on innovation and science.
Play video Welcome Remarks & Special Dialogue with Hon. Gina McCarthy
Welcome Remarks & Special Dialogue with Hon. Gina McCarthy
Hon. Gina McCarthy, the first White House National Climate Advisor, leads the domestic climate policy agenda and discusses sustainable growth, employment, energy justice & long- and short-term US climate goals in the current economic environment.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with Hon. Mayor Sylvester Turner
Leadership Dialogue with Hon. Mayor Sylvester Turner
Mayor Sylvester Turner will share lessons from the city’s experience with the pandemic, discuss leadership strategies during times of crisis, and explore Houston’s evolving role in the new map of energy.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with Hon. Joe Manchin
Leadership Dialogue with Hon. Joe Manchin
A conversation with Hon. Joe Manchin, the new chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, on the legislative agenda for oil, gas, and renewable energy and bipartisanship in the current political environment.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Iván Duque Márquez
Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Iván Duque Márquez
A conversation with President Iván Duque Márquez of Colombia to explore his vision for the country’s energy future, economic resilience, regional stability, and innovation.
Play video Special Dialogue with Hon. Richard Glick
Special Dialogue with Hon. Richard Glick
A conversation with the new chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on priorities for developing U.S. energy infrastructure and the FERC’s upcoming agenda.
Play video Welcome Remarks & Special Dialogue with Hon. John Kerry
Welcome Remarks & Special Dialogue with Hon. John Kerry
John Kerry, Special President Envoy on Climate, discusses how the United States will lead internationally to ensure that energy demand, climate aspirations, and energy security intersect.