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What new breakthrough sciences and technologies are next on the horizon for the United States, and what role can policy play in creating a positive environment to promote innovative developments?
On June 28, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a forum on the future of American innovation – exploring the challenges to, and opportunities for furthering advancements to create jobs and spur economic growth.
We look forward to a great discussion with a unique range of experts from academia, the business community and government.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration and additional information are available at http://www.brookings.edu/events/2011/0628_innovation.aspx
Robert E. Rubin - Co-Chair, Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary
PANEL: THE STATE OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICA
Angela Belcher - Professor of Materials Science Engineering and Biological Engineering, MIT
Francis S. Collins - Director, National Institutes of Health
Moderator: Ann Kellan - Science Correspondent, Cable News Network
PANEL: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICAN SCIENCE & INNOVATION
Tim Bresnahan - Professor of Technology and the Economy, Stanford University
Aneesh Chopra - Chief Technology Officer of the United States
Tyler Cowen - Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Glenn Hutchins - Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive, Silver Lake
Moderator: Michael Greenstone - Director, The Hamilton Project
REMARKS ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S REGULATORY REVIEW INITIATIVE
Cass Sunstein - Administrator, The Office of Information and Regulatory and Affairs
PANEL: THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION IN THE UNITED STATES
Eric Lander - Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and co-chair of the President’s Advisory Board on Science and Technology
Lawrence H. Summers - Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University; former Assistant to the President for Economic Policy; former U.S. Treasury Secretary
Moderator: Greg Ip - U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist
Contact Name: Kaitlyn Golden