2010 Forum

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Thursday, May 13
8:30 AM WelcomeAlice S. Huang, Senior Faculty Associate, California Institute of Technology; and President, AAAS
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8:45 AM BUDGETARY AND POLICY CONTEXT FOR R&D IN FY 2011 (Plenary Session)Moderator: Alice S. Haung, Senior Faculty Associate, California Institute of Technology; and President, AAASKeynote Address: John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; and Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 4.0M)Managing Research Universities in Today’s Turbulent Environment
Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California at Davis
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10:30 AM The Maco-Economic Horizon: U.S. and Global Outlooks
Douglas W. Elmendorf, Director, Congressional Budget Office
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 3.4M)AAAS Overview of R&D in the FY 2011 Proposed Budget
Patrick J. Clemins, Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program, AAAS
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: <1.0M)Research at the USDA: Addressing Societal Grand Challenges
Roger Beachy, Director, National Institute of Food and Agricutlure, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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12:00 Noon LuncheonPresiding: Vaughan Turekian, Chief International Officer, AAASAddress: Kerri-Ann Jones, Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
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2:00 PM MAJOR ISSUES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY (Concurrent Sessions)(A) Societal Impacts of Science and TechnologyModerator: Albert H. Teich, Director, Science and Policy Programs, AAAS
MP3 Audio of Introduction (Size: <1.0M)Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, Government Accountability Office; and Director of Science, Center for Science, Technology, and Engineering, GAO
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 1.9M)Stefano Bertuzzi, Office of Science Policy Analysis, National Institutes of Health
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 3.0M)Rachelle Hollander, Director, Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society, National Academy of Engineering
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 2.4M)Todd M. La Porte, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 2.4M)Jamie Link, Research Staff Member, Science and Technology Policy Institute
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 15.1M)(B) New Approaches to International S&T Engagement: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives
This session is organized under the auspices of the BILAT-USA project, to enhance U.S.-European science and technology partnerships.

 

Introduction: Tom Wang, Director for International Cooperation, AAAS; and Sabine Herlitschka, Director, European and International Programmes, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
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Panel 1: New Approaches to Science Engagement Taken by Governments in the U.S. and Europe for Capacity Building and Development and Diplomacy

Moderator: Tom Wang, Director for International Cooperation, AAAS
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Alex Dehgan, Science and Technology Advisor to the Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
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Mary Minch, Director, International Cooperation, DG Research, European Commission
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Maria Cristina Pedicchio, Member, Strategic Forum for International Scientific and Technological Cooperation (SFIC); Professor of Mathematics, University of Trieste; President, Cluster in Biomedicine (Italy)
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Panel 2: New Approaches to U.S.-EU Collaboration to Address Global Challenges

Moderator: Sabine Herlitschka, Director, European and International Programmes, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
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Caroline Wagner, CEO, Science-Metrix Corporation
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Line Matthiessen, Head of Unit, Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food Directorate, DG Research, European Commission
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Phyllis Yoshida, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, Europe, and the Americas, U.S. Department of Energy
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(C) Beyond Cap and Trade: Other Climate Change Issues

Moderator: John Carey, Freelance Writer and former Senior Correspondent, Washington Bureau, Business Week
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Geo-engineering
Alan Robock, Professor of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University
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National Security Implications of Climate Change
Sherri Goodman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, CNA
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Scientists’ Roles in High-Profile Political Issues
Daniel Sarewitz, Director, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, and Professor of Science and Society, Arizona State University
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Human Dimensions of Climate Change
Paul C. Stern, Director, Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change, National Research Council
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Adaptation: Strategies and Potential Impacts
Kristie L. Ebi, Executive Director of the Technical Support Unit for Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
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5:45 PM THE WILLIAM D. CAREY LECTURE (public invited)Presiding: Alan I. Leshner, Chief Executive Officer, AAAS; and Executive Publisher, Science
MP3 Audio of Introduction (Size: 1.7M)Address: The Silent Scientists
The Honorable Vernon J. Ehlers, Member, U.S. House of Representatives; Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, House Committee on Science and Technology
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Friday, May 14
7:45 AM BreakfastPresiding: Albert H. Teich, Director, Science and Policy Programs, AAAS
MP3 Audio of Introduction (Size: 1.8M)Address: Patrick Gallagher, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
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9:00 AM STRENGTHENING THE U.S. CLIMATE FOR INNOVATION: THE ROLE OF PUBLIC POLICY (Plenary Session)Moderator: F. M. Ross Armbrecht, Jr., Executive Director, Delaware Foundation for Science and Mathematics Education; and Chair, AAAS Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy
MP3 Audio of Introduction (Size: 2.2M)What Makes an Attractive Climate for Innovation? How Do Nations Compare?
Andrew Taylor, Partner and Managing Director, Chicago Office, Boston Consulting Group
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 1.3M)What Is the U.S. Doing Right? What Are We Doing To Be Better?
John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Department of Commerce
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 2.2M)How Are States Affecting Innovation Growth?
Susan Hackwood, Executive Director, California Council on Science and Technology
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: <1.0M)What Must Be Done in Education to Spur Innovation?
Steven J. Robinson, Special Assistant, Domestic Policy Council, White House
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: 1.7M)Open Innovation and Crowd-sourcing on Public Policy Issues: Expert Labs
Anil Dash, Director, Expert Labs, AAAS
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12:00 Noon LuncheonPresiding: Alice S. Huang, Senior Faculty Associate, California Institute of Technology; and President, AAAS
MP3 Audio of Introduction (Size: 1.1M)Address: Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drugs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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1:45 PM NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE ROLES FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Plenary Session)Moderator: Gerald Epstein, Director, Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy, AAAS
MP3 Audio of Introduction (Size: 2.4M)Scientific Cooperation to Support Future Arms Control and Disarmament
Ben Koppelman, Senior Policy Advisor, The Royal Society
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MP3 Audio of Presentation (Size: 5.4M)Cyberattack as an Instrument of U.S. Policy
Herbert Lin, Chief Scientist, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council
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MP3 Audio of Q&A Session (Size: <1.0M)National Security ? Higher Education Dialogue Post-9/11
C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., President, University of Maryland
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