Frank presented the banquet speech at the Lawrence Symposium on Epitaxy on February 23, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The talk titled “Fourteen questions about time” was warmly received by the ~80 participants at the event, with many questions and discussions that followed throughout dinner. The Lawrence Symposium on Epitaxy provides a forum for presentations and discussions of recent developments, critical issues and potential future directions in the investigation of epitaxy. This forum will address fundamental and practical challenges in materials that are used in advanced photovoltaic, light emitting diode, high power, high speed digital and microwave devices. The Lawrence Symposium is hosted by Professor Nate Newman and the web-site is at https://ls.engineering.asu.edu/.