The Dupont Summit 2008: The New Administration Tackles Science & Technology: Priorities for Discovery and Advance

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2008
Dec 5th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM The Challenges of the Investment Community in Areas of Emerging Technologies

David Oppenheimer, Prime Oppenheimer
J.P. Singh, Georgetown University

Auditorium, Carnegie Institution for Science

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM The Arctic: U.S. Policy Opportunities and Challenges in A Dynamically Changing Region

Scott G. Borgerson, Council on Foreign Relations
Mead Treadwell, U.S. Arctic Research Commission

Auditorium, Carnegie Institution for Science

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Challenge and Change in Science and Technology Policy in the New Administration

Jeffrey Alexander, New Economy Strategies
Lenneal Henderson, University of Baltimore
Robert McCreight, George Washington University

Boardroom, Carnegie Institution for Science

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Biofuels and Climate: The Discussion

Marcia Davitt, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
John Vanden Brooks, Arizona State University

Mayor Room, Carnegie Institution for Science

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Water Policy in the New Administration: Opportunities for Federal Leadership

Robert M. Hirsch, U.S. Geological Survey
Stephen Parker, National Research Council
Leonard A. Shabman, Resources for the Future

Library, Carnegie Institution for Science

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Stem Cell Research Policy in A New Administration

Sean Philpott, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health
Bonnie Steinbock, SUNY Albany
Amy Campbell, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Boardroom, Carnegie Institution for Science

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Caution on Genetic Engineering Developments in View of Uncertainties of Modern Fundamental Science

Simon Berkovich, George Washington University
Yan Koyfman, Neuroscience & Science Institute of Delaware

Mayor Room, Carnegie Institution for Science

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Monitoring and Manipulating the Human Brain: New Societal Challenges from Neuroscience

Gary Lynch, University of California - Irvine
Stacey Tovino, Drake University

Auditorium, Carnegie Institution for Science

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Technological Imperatives of the Transatlantic Market

Michael Maibach, European-American Business Council
John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Richard Rosecrance, Harvard University
Marcus Spencer, Reed College

Auditorium, Carnegie Institution for Science

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Aging, Technology and Health

Andrew J. Carle, George Mason University
Linda Barret, American Association of Retired Persons

Library, Carnegie Institution for Science

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Intelligently Designing Deliberative Health Care Forums: Dewey's Metaphysics, Cognitive Science and A Brazilian Example

Shane Ralston, Pennsylvania State University

Mayor Room, Carnegie Institution for Science

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Science, Technology and Research in A Time of Crisis

Cheryl Leggon, Georgia Institute of Technology
Toby Carlson, Pennsylvania State University

Boardroom, Carnegie Institution for Science

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Doing Science in the 21st Century: Epistemic Communities and Stem Workforce Dynamics

Lisa Frehill, Comission on Professionals in Science and Technology
Ray Gamble, National Academies
Ryan Zelnio, George Mason University
Connie McNeely, George Mason University
Lindsey Hopewell, George Mason University
Jong-on Hahm, George Washington University
Cristopher Hill, George Mason University

Auditorium, Carnegie Institution for Science

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Challenges from Asia to American Science and Technology

Eric Weber, University of Mississippi
Min Suh Son, Johns Hopkins University
Sunny Lee, Institute for Korea-U.S. Political Development

Boardroom, Carnegie Institution for Science

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Looking to the Policies of Genetics in the New Administration

Amy Fletcher, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Bonnie Stabile, George Mason University

Library, Carnegie Institution for Science

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Order Out of Disorder in the Science Debate

Barbara Billauer, Institute of World Politics
Joseph Coates, Consulting Futurist, Inc.

Mayor Room, Carnegie Institution for Science

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Science Beyond the Classroom - Roundtable

The Royal Society of Arts

Auditorium, Carnegie Institution for Science