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


10:15 am


Overview of the National Research Council Report (NRC) "Wireless Technology Prospects
and Policy Options"
Speaker: David Liddle, Co-Chair, NRC Committee on Wireless Technology Prospects and
Policy Options; Venture Partner, U.S. Venture Partners


11:15 am


Overview of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Report "Innovation, Chemistry, and
Jobs Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow"
George Whitesides, Chair, ACS Task Force on Innovation; Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers
University Professor, Harvard University
Joseph Francisco, Past-President, ACS; William E. Moore Distinguished Professor—Physical
Chemistry, Purdue University
Madeleine Jacobs, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, ACS


12:15 am




2:30 pm


Update on Implementation of PCAST Nanotechnology Report Recommendations
Sally Tinkle, Deputy Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
Carlos Peña, Director, Emerging Technology, Office of Science and Health Coordination,
Office of the Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
Mihail Roco, Founding Chair, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee
on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET); Senior Advisor for
Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation
Lew Sloter, Co-Chair, NSET; Office of the Director, Defense Research and Engineering,
Department of Defense


3:30 pm


Public Comment


4:00 pm