The U.S.-European Summit on Science, Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Economic Growth

Announcing:

The U.S.-European Summit on Science, Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Economic Growth

Event Details

Opening remarks by: Lee Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Howard Baker, Founder and Director, Howard Baker Center for Public Policy; J.M Baer, Director, Science, Economy, and Society, European Commission.

Speakers also include: John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Steve Koonin, Undersecretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy; and acting National Science Foundation Director Cora Marrett.

The Howard Baker Center for Public Policy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are organizing the National Summit on Science, Technology, and Sustainable Economic Growth, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the European Commission. The purpose of the Summit is to examine the critical impacts of investments in science and technology on the economy. There is increasing national emphasis on the importance of both science and sustainable economic growth, with science underpinning the creation of new industries and “green jobs.” The Summit will explore the links between science and economic growth in a series of two meetings and four workshops over a 12-month period. It is important that policy makers, scientists and the broader public understand the implications how science and technology research impact both the structure and long-term growth of the economy.

Note: This event will be held in the 6th Floor Flom Auditorium and is invitation only. The event will be webcast from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Click here to watch a live webcast of this event.

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