The JCDREAM Symposium Series

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About the Symposium

JCDREAM tackles issues that threaten the sustainability of the world's ecosystem. This Symposium Series aims to create visible changes in Washington state policies, as well as making positive impacts on a national and global scale.

Join us for engaging discussion and exploration as some of our region’s most distinguished scientific minds come together to develop innovative solutions to the critical materials issues faced by clean energy and transportation sectors in the state. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the discussion and network with others in virtual breakout rooms.

Thought Leaders

JCDREAM has gathered the brightest minds to guide the 2020 Symposium Series. You'll enjoy talks from experts in critical materials, clean energy, alternative fuels, policy, and materials science education.


Dr. Brian Kraft

Brian Kraft is the Assistant Vice President for Innovation and Research Engagement within the Office of Research at Washington State University. Within this role he is focused on building research partnerships with public and private sector interests that serve to translate innovative research at WSU into meaningful societal impacts. Brian has a long track record of building successful collaborations in areas ranging from research focused on technology commercialization to the development of student training programs to the implementation of organizational change initiatives.

Dr. Aaron Feaver

Aaron Feaver is the Director of JCDREAM, where he focuses on facilitating research that addresses the complex critical materials issues and supply challenges facing the clean energy and transportation industries in Washington state. He is an experienced materials science engineer and entrepreneur who co-founded two successful clean tech startups prior to moving into the public sector with JCDREAM.

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