Distinguished Lecture by Professor Daniel Kammen at the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam
March 10, 2022

Distinguished Lecture by Professor Daniel Kammen at the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam

March 10, 2022

HO CHI MINH CITY, 9 March 2022 — The YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam (hereinafter the YSEALI Academy) is pleased to announce that Professor Daniel Kammen will be giving the Distinguished Public Lecture at the 2022 YSEALI Academy Public Policy Seminar on 19 March 2022. 


Professor Daniel Kammen serves as James and Katherine Lau Distinguished Professor of Sustainability at University of California, Berkeley (USA) with parallel appointments in the Energy and Resources, the Goldman School of Public Policy, and the department of Nuclear Engineering. He was appointed the first Environment and Climate Partnership for the Americas (ECPA) Fellow by Secretary of State Hilary R. Clinton in April 2010. Kammen is currently on leave from the University of California while serving in the Biden Administration as the Senior Advisor for Energy Innovation at the US Agency for International Development (USAID). 


In his talk entitled “Facing the climate emergency with innovative science, data, and justice-based solutions”, he will highlight examples and challenges in materials discovery and deployment, and advance modeling techniques to work within and beyond sectors as examples of challenges where new thinking, entrepreneurs, and approaches to social justice are all needed.  


The Distinguished Public Lecture Series is the YSEALI Academy’s quarterly event to provide the YSEALI community and international public audience with up-to-date knowledge and information around the themes of entrepreneurship, public policy, and technology & innovation. In 2021, the YSEALI Academy was honored to host Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in our first Distinguished Public Lecture. 


The talk will take place virtually on 19 March, from 8:45AM to 10AM (Ha Noi/Bangkok Time, UTC +7), and will be livestreamed on Young Southeast Asia Leaders Initiative, the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam, and Fulbright University Vietnam’s Facebook Pages. Interested guests can register at https://bit.ly/YAregPublic to join the event on Zoom.  


For inquiries, please contact the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam at yseali@fulbright.edu.vn. 


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Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia and Timor-Leste. YSEALI is partnering with Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV) in Ho Chi Minh City on the YSEALI Academy at FUV. The YSEALI Academy at FUV offers executive-level seminars for entry to mid-level professionals around the themes of technology/innovation, public policy, and entrepreneurship. Participation will be open to applicants aged 25 – 40 who are citizens and residents of: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. 


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