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Assessment of Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) 

 Report Release

June 13, 2017 
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
National Academies Keck Center
Room 100
500 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC

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On June 13 the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP) released its latest report, a detailed and in depth examination of the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). The report appraises the appropriateness and effectiveness of ARPA-E's processes and operations to achieve its mission and goals. It also presents a retrospective and technical assessment of ARPA-E.  The study’s committee of experts relied on quantitative and qualitative analyses to develop a set of findings and recommendations to the agency and to Congress. 

The event was held from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM in Room 100 of the Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 5th St., NW, in Washington, DC. A recorded webcast of the event is below.  This event received coverage in The New York Times, the Washington Post, and Bloomberg.

Webcast and Q&A



11:00 AM        Welcome and introduction of committee chair
Dan Mote, President, National Academy of Engineering 

11:05 AM        Overview of committee process and report’s findings and recommendations;
    Introduction of committee members
Pradeep Khosla (NAE), Study Chair
Chancellor, UC San Diego 

11:20 AM        Assessment of ARPA-E’s operations
Eric Landree, Study Committee Member
RAND Corporation 

11:35 AM        Retrospective and Technical Assessment
Louis Schick, Study Committee Member
Co-Founder and CTO, New World Capital 

11:50 AM        Questions 

12:00 PM        Adjourn

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