Jun 28

Washington, DC

Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel

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 AGENDA WELCOME 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

Registration Opens: 06/20/2011 Cost: Free

Contact Name: Kaitlyn Golden

ph: 202-797-6082 email: kgolden@brookings.edu

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