President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Keck Center of the National Academies
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Friday, May 21, 2010
8:30am - 5:00pm ET


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This meeting took place at the Keck Center of the National Academies 500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC.


  • 8:30 am
    Welcome from PCAST Co-Chairs

    John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP); Co-Chair, PCAST

    Harold Varmus, Co-Chair, PCAST

    Eric Lander, Co-Chair, PCAST

  • 8:45 am
    PCAST Discussion of Report on Advanced Manufacturing

  • 9:45 am
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Biodiversity

    Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator, NOAA

    Steve Murawski, Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA

  • 10:45 am Break

  • 11:00 am PCAST Discussion of Report on Influenza Vaccinology

  • 12:00 pm Public Comment

  • 12:30 pm Lunch

  • 1:30 pm
    Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)
    Arun Majumdar, Director, ARPA-E

  • 2:30 pm
    PCAST Discussion of Reports on:
    - Science, Technology, Engineering, and   Mathematics Education
    - Health Information Technology

  • 5:00 pm Adjourn PCAST Meeting

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