Kent State University’s College of Nursing presents “Driving the Future 2013,” an event focused on inspiration and innovation and their roles in the education, science and health care of the future. The event will take place on Monday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will feature a series of TED TALK-style presentations. The event will take place at the Kent Student Center with morning sessions at the Kiva. Registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 27.
The keynote speaker for this event is scientist, inventor and educator, Ron Mallett, Ph.D. Mallett will discuss his well-respected and convincing argument for time travel according to Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.
Additional speakers include Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., Kent State University Provost Fellow, Vincent Hetherington, D.P.M., senior associate dean of the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine, John West, Ph.D., University Trustees Research Professor with the Kent State Liquid Crystal Institute, and Maria Jukic, J.D., executive director of the Cleveland Clinic Arts and Medicine Institute.
The afternoon portion of the program is scheduled with breakout sessions for research poster and paper presenters focused on innovation.
The morning session is available to the general public, and the afternoon session is reserved for Kent State faculty, staff and professionals only.
For more information about attending and to register for the morning session or the entire day of Driving the Future, visit www.kent.edu/nursing/events/driving-the-future/index.cfm.