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              U.S.-China Policy for Science, Technology, and Innovation

 

                DRAFT Agenda

 

                   12 September 2012

 

                          Lecture Room

                                   U.S. National Academy of Sciences

                              2100 C Street, NW

                              Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

9:00 AM          Welcome

                        Charles Wessner, National Academy Scholar and Director of Technology,

Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, The National Academies*

                       

9:10 AM          Opening Remarks

Alan Wm. Wolff, McKenna Long & Aldridge, and Member, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy*

 

Li Puming, Secretary General, National Development and Reform Commission

and Head of Delegation*

 

9:30 AM          Introductory Keynote: The Imperatives of Innovation and Cooperation

E. William Colglazier, Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State*

 

10:00 AM        Panel I:  Innovation and Industrial Policy in the U.S. and China

Moderator: Alan Wm. Wolff, McKenna Long & Aldridge, and Member, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy*

 

Current Trends in U.S. Innovation Policy

Charles Wessner, National Academy Scholar and Director of Technology,

Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, The National Academies*

 

                        Building the Manufacturing Ecosystem in the United States

Paul Brand, Deputy Director, National Program Office for Advanced Manufacturing, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce*

 

                        Discussion

 

11:00 AM        Coffee Break

  

11:15 AM        Panel I: Innovation and Industrial Policy in the U.S. and China (Continued)

Moderator: Carl Dahlman, Henry R. Luce Professor of International Relations and Information Technology, Georgetown University*

 

Chinese Policy to Promote Innovation and Newly Emerging Industries

                        Wu Hao, Deputy Director General, Department of High-tech Industry, NDRC*

 

                        Discussion

 

12:00 PM        Lunch in the Atrium

 

1:15 PM          Panel II: Small Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Moderator: Sujai Shivakumar, Deputy Director of Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, The National Academies*

                       

The U.S. Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)

Charles Wessner, National Academy Scholar and Director of Technology,

Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, The National Academies*

                       

Leveraging Small Business Innovation: The NSF SBIR Program

Grace Wang, Director, Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, National Science Foundation*

                       

Chinese Programs to Encourage Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Li Li, Director, Department of High and New Technology Development and Industrialization, Ministry of Science & Technology*

 

2:15 PM          Panel III:  Developing New Sources of Energy

Moderator: Alan Wm. Wolff, McKenna Long & Aldridge, and Member, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy*

 

 

Making Solar Work: The U.S. Sunshot Initiative

                        Minh Le, Chief Engineer for Solar Energy Technologies, Department of Energy*

 

Open Discussion of U.S. and Chinese Energy Policies

                       

3:15 PM          Coffee Break

  

3:30 PM          Panel IV: Emerging ICT Applications for Economic and Social Development

Moderator: Charles Wessner, National Academy Scholar and Director of Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, The National Academies*

 

The Nano Opportunity in Cancer Therapy

                        Piotr Grodzinski, Director, NCI Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research*

 

Chinese Strategy in IT and Health Care Reform

Hu Jianping, Deputy Director General, Statistics and Information Center, Ministry of Health*

 

4:30 PM          Closing Remarks

Alan Wm. Wolff, McKenna Long & Aldridge, and Member, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy*

 

4:40 PM          Adjourn

+ invited
*confirmed

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