July 15, 2011

10:00 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
Eric Lander, Co-Chair, PCAST

10:05 am
Overview of the Patent and Trademark Office
peaker: David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce

10:45 am
National Academies Study on Future of Research Universities

Speaker: Chad Holliday, Chair, National Academies Study on Future of Research Universities

11:30 am
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Study on the Impacts of Federal and Industry Funding of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on American Universities (ARISE II)

Speakers: Venkatesh Narayanamurti and Keith Yamamoto, Co-Chairs, ARISE II

12:15 pm - Lunch

1:15 pm
Reflections from the Federal Chief Information Officer
Speaker: Vivek Kundra, Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget, The White House

2:00 pm - Public Comment

2:30 pm - Adjourn