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
PCAST Study Updates

  • Nanotechnology Research and Development
  • Future of the U.S. Science and Technology Research Enterprise
  • Advancing Innovation in Drug Development and Evaluation

11:45 am
Science, Technology, and Innovation at the Department of Agriculture

Speaker: Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (accepted)

12:15 pm Lunch

1:30 pm
Public Comment

2:00 pm
Perspectives on China and U.S. Competitiveness

Robert D. Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (accepted)
Richard P. Suttmeier, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Oregon (accepted)

3:00 pm - Adjourn