2006 Forum

20–21 April 2006 Washington DC,
Washington Court Hotel

Click on the links below to view or download the speaker presentations from the 2006 Forum (PDF format). More presentations will be added shortly. The final attendee list is also available. For AAAS news coverage of the Forum, click here.

Final List of Forum Registrants

Thursday, 20 April


8:00AM

  • REGISTRATION OPENS


9:00AM

WELCOME
Gilbert S. Omenn, Professor of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics, and Public Health, University of Michigan; and Chair, Board of Directors, AAAS

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
John H. Marburger, III, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (link to OSTP web site)


10:00AM

BUDGETARY AND POLICY CONTEXT FOR R&D IN FY 2007
(Plenary Session
)

For a AAAS news article on the opening session, click here.

Moderator: Gilbert S. Omenn, Professor of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics, and Public Health, University of Michigan; and Chair, Board of Directors, AAAS

  • AAAS Analysis of Federal Budget Proposals for R&D in FY 2007
    Kei Koizumi, Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program, AAAS
  • A Congressional Perspective on the FY 2007 Budget
    Bill Hoagland, Director, Budget and Appropriations, Office of the Senate Majority Leader, United States Senate
  • An Overview of the Current and Long-Term Federal Budget Situation
    Douglas Holtz-Eakins, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; and former Director, Congressional Budget Office
  • The Increasing Intersections of Science and Technology with Politics and Culture
    William Saletan, National Correspondent, Slate Online Magazine


NOON

LUNCHEON
Presiding: Braden R. Allenby, Professor of Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University; and Chair, AAAS Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy

Address:
Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


2:00PM

MAJOR ISSUES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
(Concurrent
Sessions)

  • (B) Risk and Response: Coping With Uncertainty About Pandemic Flu and Other Global Health Threats
    • Moderator: Sharon Hrynkow, Acting Director, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of HealthFor a AAAS News article on this session, click here.SPEAKERS


5:00PM

COFFEE BREAK


5:45PM

THE WILLIAM D. CAREY LECTURE
(Public Invited)
Presiding: Alan I. Leshner, Chief Executive Officer, AAAS

Address:
Science Policy: What Is It Anyway? A Broader View
Harold T. Shapiro, President Emeritus and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

For a AAAS news article on the Carey lecture, click here.


6:45PM

RECEPTION

Friday, 21 April


7:45AM

BREAKFAST
Presiding: Norman P. Neureiter, Director, Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy, AAAS

Address: John Hamre, President and CEO, Center for Strategic and International Studies

For a AAAS news article on the lecture, click here.


9:00AM


NOON

LUNCHEON
Address: Samuel W. Bodman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy


1:45PM


3:30PM

Adjournment