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Science and Technology Policy in the Obama Administration: A Progress Report

When

Wednesday, May. 8, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Where

DeBaun Auditorium 500 Hudson St Hoboken, NJ 07030 Directions

Description

On May 8, 2013, Stevens Institute of Technology welcomes Dr. John P. Holdren as the keynote speaker in the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series, hosted by Stevens President Nariman Farvardin. Holdren is Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and Co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

Holdren’s lecture, “Science and Technology Policy in the Obama Administration: A Progress Report,” will detail how the Obama administration’s pledge to “put science in its rightful place” has impacted federal support for issues like research and development, jobs, the economy, healthcare, energy, climate change, space exploration, and science and math education.

The President’s Distinguished Lecture Series, which launched in fall 2012, offers unprecedented access to influential scientists, technologists and policymakers who are shaping 21st century society. Lectures focus on important topics in science and technology, the linkages between societal issues and advances in science and technology, and related policy issues.

The event is open to the public but RSVP is required. RSVP here http://www.stevens.edu/sit/president/distinguished-lecture-series.

Sponsors

Stevens Institute of Technolog

Price

This event is free to attend.

Website

Event Website: http://www.stevens.edu/sit/president/distinguished-lecture-series Online Registration Available: Yes

Industry

Politics

Event Type

Lecture

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