Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2011
What new breakthrough sciences and technologies are next on the horizon for the U.S. economy, and what role can policy play in creating a positive environment to promote innovative developments?
On June 28, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a forum on the future of innovation in the United States – exploring the challenges to, and opportunities for, furthering advancements to create jobs and spur economic growth.
The half day discussion will include the director of the National Institutes of Health, two former U.S. Treasury Secretaries, one of the nation’s leading private investors in the technology industry, a co-chair of the President’s Advisory Board on Science and Technology, a MacArthur Foundation Genius Award winner, the Chief Technology Officer of the United States, the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and a group of prominent U.S. economists.
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Robert E. Rubin - Co-Chair, Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary
PANEL: THE STATE OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICA
Angela Belcher - Professor of Materials Science Engineering and Biological Engineering, MIT
Francis S. Collins - Director, National Institutes of Health
Moderator: Ann Kellan - Science Correspondent, Cable News Network
PANEL: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICAN SCIENCE & INNOVATION
Tim Bresnahan - Professor of Technology and the Economy, Stanford University
Aneesh Chopra - Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Tyler Cowen - Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Glenn Hutchins - Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive, Silver Lake
Moderator: Michael Greenstone - Director, The Hamilton Project
REMARKS ON PRESIDENT OBAMA'S REGULATORY REVIEW
Cass Sunstein - Administrator, The Office of Information and Regulatory and Affairs
PANEL: THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION IN THE UNITED STATES
Eric Lander - Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and co-chair of the President’s Advisory Board on Science and Technology
Lawrence H. Summers - Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; former Assistant to the President for Economic Policy; former U.S. Treasury Secretary
Moderator: Greg Ip - U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist