Arthur Schwartz, NSPE, will be a Provocateur at Summit 6

Arthur Edward Schwartz, Deputy Director and General Counsel of the National Society of Professional Engineers, has been accepted the role of Provocateur at the upcoming Summit in Berkeley, California. Schwartz is also the Executive Director of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, and serves as the staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, the Committee on Policy and Advocacy, the Professional Liability Committee, and the Engineers Joint Contract Document Committee. He also writes a monthly ethics column in the NSPE journal, PE magazine, and has written extensively on the subject of ethics in the engineering industry.

Summit 6 Provocateur Announced: Dr. Rosalyn W. Berne, National Academy of Engineering

Rosalyn W. Berne, PhD serves as the National Academy of Engineering’s Director for the Center of Engineering Ethics and Society (CEES). With CEES she is working on various projects such as: Ethics and Plastic Pollution; Ethics and the Engineering Grand Challenges; Safety Responsibility of Engineers; and Responsible Conduct of Research. She also oversees the OEC (Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science.) As Associate Professor of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, she explores the intersecting realms of emerging technologies, science, fiction and myth, and the links between the human and non-human worlds. She has two academic books (Nanotalk: Conversations with Scientists and Engineers about Ethics, Meaning and Belief in the Development of Nanotechnology, and Creating Life from Life: Biotechnology and Science Fiction), numerous conference papers and journal articles, and a science fiction novel (Waiting in the Silence) published under her name. And has also two award-winning books published in the body-mind-spirit genre.