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McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Washington University in St. Louis, Danforth and Medical School Campuses

We are excited to resume these important symposia events in-person. The McDonnell Academy Global Research SymposiumForces Reshaping the World, will feature the work of seed grant awardees who have received funding from the McDonnell International Scholars Academy and our campus partners over the last three years in areas that align with Washington University’s “Here and Next” strategic plan. The event will focus on work in progress and project outcomes in the areas of environmental research, social innovation, global health challenges, and digital transformation. 

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Event Type

Meetings & Conferences


Science & Technology, Humanities & Society, Medicine & Health





Global, Here and Next
McDonnell International Scholars Academy
Event Contact

Angie Rahaman

Speaker Information

Vice Admiral Frank Whitworth will be our esteemed keynote speaker for the McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium. With a distinguished career, including the current Director at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Vice Admiral Whitworth's invaluable insights at the intersection of global security and geospatial intelligence hold particular resonance for our community. His exceptional expertise will help foster engaging conversations and highlight the pivotal role of research and collaboration in shaping the future of geospatial innovation.

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