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Workshop Agendas

PERSPECTIVES ON THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY R&D ECOSYSTEM

NOVEMBER 2, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C.

10:45-11:00 a.m.

Welcome to the Open Session and Workshop Overview of Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB) and Study (Goals, Timing)

Eric Benhamou and Randy H. Katz, Committee and Workshop Co-Chairs

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Perspectives from Study Sponsor and Charge to the Committee

Peter Freeman, National Science Foundation

12:00 noon-12:30 p.m.

Working Lunch

12:30-2:30 p.m.

Panel One: Perspectives on the IT R&D Ecosystem from Federal Agencies Making IT R&D Investments



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B Workshop Agendas PERSPECTIvES ON THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOgy R&D ECOSySTEM NOvEMBER 2, 2006 WASHINgTON, D.C. 10:45-11:00 a.m. Welcome to the Open Session and Workshop Overview of Computer Science and Telecom- munications Board (CSTB) and Study (Goals, Timing) Eric Benhamou and Randy h. Katz, Committee and Workshop Co-Chairs 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Perspectives from Study Sponsor and Charge to the Committee Peter Freeman, National Science Foundation 12:00 noon-12:30 p.m. Working Lunch 12:30-2:30 p.m. Panel One: Perspectives on the IT R&D Ecosys- tem from Federal Agencies Making IT R&D Investments 80

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8 APPENDIX B Discussion Topics: • What are your agency’s investment philoso- phy, strategy, and interests for IT research? • From your perspective, what is the state of the IT R&D ecosystem? Has this changed or do you see it changing? • What aspects of the ecosystem do you think are working well, and where are you looking to make improvements? • What do you think could be done to maintain or improve the health and vitality of the ecosystem? Who can do this? Who should do this? • What studies and data, including funding data, do you think the committee should take into account (please provide these or provide links). Panelists: Simon Szykman, National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology R&D Deborah Crawford, National Science Foundation Anthony Tether, Defense Adanced Research Projects Agency André an Tilborg, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Science and Technology Daniel hitchcock, Department of Energy Michael Marron, National Institutes of health Q&A with panelists 2:30-2:45 p.m. Break 2:45-4:15 p.m. Panel Two: Perspectives on the IT R&D Ecosystem from Academic and Business Communities Discussion Topics: • From your perspective, what is the state of the IT R&D ecosystem? Has this changed or do you see it changing? • What aspects of the ecosystem do you think are working well, and where would you look to make improvements?

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8 ASSESSING ThE IMPACTS OF ChANGES IN ThE IT R&D ECOSySTEM • What do you think could be done to maintain or improve the health and vitality of the ecosystem? Who can do this? Who should do this? • What studies and data do you think the committee should take into account (please provide or provide links). Panelists: William Aspray, Association for Computing Machinery Andrew Bernat, Computing Research Association Andrea hoffman, TechNet Charles Wessner, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, National Research Council Q&A with panelists 4:15-5:45 p.m. Panel Three: Perspectives on the Potomac-Area IT Start-up Environment Discussion Topics: • From your perspective, what is the regional climate like for IT start-ups? How has this changed? Where do you see it going? • What is the provenance of most of the successful start-ups in this region? • What are the key advantages for start-ups in this area? The key hindrances? • What is your perspective on funding prospects and viability of IT-centered start-ups based on technology transferred from university research? Based on technology developed in government- industry partnerships? Spun out of national laboratories and Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs)? • What could be done to improve funding and viability of IT-centered start-ups? Who should do this? Who can do this? • What studies and data do you think the committee should take into account (please provide or provide links)?

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8 APPENDIX B Panelists: John May, New Vantage Group Jonathan Siler, Core Capital Partners Raymar Dizon, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Deelopment Q&A with panelists 5:45 p.m. Closing Remarks by Committee and Public Eric Benhamou and Randy h. Katz, Co-Chairs 6:15-7:00 p.m. Adjournment and Public Reception INFORMATION TECHNOLOgy R&D ECOSySTEM WORKSHOP—SILICON vALLEy FEBRUARy 23, 2007 MOUNTAIN vIEW, CALIFORNIA 9:00-9:15 a.m. Welcome to the Open Session and Workshop Eric Benhamou and Randy h. Katz, Committee and Workshop Co-Chairs 9:15-10:45 a.m. Panel I: Perspectives on China’s and India’s Roles in the IT R&D Ecosystem Session Organizer: Martin Kenney, Uniersity of California, Dais Panelists: Vinod Dham, NewPath Ventures LLC Dixon Doll, DCM-Doll Capital Management Martin haemmig, Consultant Lenny Mendonca, McKinsey & Company Q&A with panelists 10:45-11:00 a.m. Break 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panel II: Perspectives from Long-Time Observers of the Ecosystem Session Organizer: Randy h. Katz, Uniersity of California, Berkeley; Committee and Workshop Co-Chair

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8 ASSESSING ThE IMPACTS OF ChANGES IN ThE IT R&D ECOSySTEM Panelists: John Markoff, New York Times, and Visiting Lecturer, Stanford Uniersity Geoffrey Moore, TGC Adisors Kara Swisher, Wall Street Journal hal Varian, Uniersity of California, Berkeley Q&A with panelists 12:30-1:30 p.m. Working Lunch Remarks and Discussion John Toole, Executie Director and CEO, Computer history Museum 1:30-3:00 p.m. Panel III: Perspectives from Serial Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors Session Organizer: Arati Prabhakar, U.S. Venture Partners Panelists: Ron Conway, Angel Inestors Judy Estrin, Packet Design Andreas on Bechtolsheim, Sun Microsystems Q&A with panelists 3:00-3:30 p.m. Break 3:30-5:00 p.m. Panel IV: A Cross-Industry, Global View of the Ecosystem Session Organizer: Steen Klepper, Carnegie Mellon Uniersity Panelists: Timothy Bresnahan, Stanford Uniersity Rafiq Dossani, Stanford Uniersity Daid Mowery, Uniersity of California, Berkeley (participating by conference phone) AnnaLee Saxenian, Uniersity of California, Berkeley (participating by conference phone) Q&A with panelists

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8 APPENDIX B 5:00-5:30 p.m. Banking Business Models for Working with Innovative Companies Kenneth Wilcox, Silicon Valley Bank and SVB Financial Group 5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks for Workshop 6:00 p.m. Working Dinner 7:30 p.m. Discussion with Carver Mead, Foveon, Inc. The public is welcome. INFORMATION TECHNOLOgy R&D ECOSySTEM WORKSHOP—BOSTON APRIL 19, 2007 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 8:00 a.m. Welcome to the Open Session and Workshop Eric Benhamou and Randy h. Katz, Committee and Workshop Co-Chairs 8:00-8:30 a.m. European Venture Perspectives on the IT R&D Ecosystem Paul Deninger, Jeffries Broadiew Q&A 8:30-10:00 a.m. Policy Dimensions of the IT R&D Ecosystem Session Moderator: Eric Benhamou, Benhamou Global Ventures, LLC; Committee and Workshop Co-Chair Panelists: Erik Brynjolfsson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bob Litan, Kauffman Foundation (participating by conference phone) Bob Kimball, RealNetworks, Inc. (participating by conference phone) Q&A with panelists 10:00-10:30 a.m. Break

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8 ASSESSING ThE IMPACTS OF ChANGES IN ThE IT R&D ECOSySTEM 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. State of University–Industry Relationships in the IT R&D Ecosystem Session Moderator: Raj Reddy, Carnegie Mellon Uniersity Panelists: Katharine Ku, Stanford Uniersity Scott Shane, Case Western Resere Uniersity (participating by conference phone) Rodney Brooks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kenneth Morse, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Q&A with panelists 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Working Lunch, with Speaker Iring Wladawsky-Berger, IBM 1:00-1:15 p.m. Break 1:15-2:30 p.m. International Dimensions of the IT R&D Ecosystem Session Moderator: Eric Benhamou, Benhamou Global Ventures, LLC; Committee and Workshop Co-Chair Panelists: Orna Berry, Gemini Israel Funds and Israel Venture Association Daid Wei, Lenoo (participating by conference phone) Daid Moschella, Leading Edge Forum Q&A with panelists 2:30-3:00 p.m. Break 3:00-4:30 p.m. Emerging IT Platforms—from Sensors to Internet Data Centers, from Open Source to Web 2.0 Session Moderator: Randy h. Katz, Uniersity of California, Berkeley; Committee and Workshop Co-Chair

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8 APPENDIX B Panelists: Jamey hicks, Nokia Research Center, Cambridge Jeffrey Jaffe, Noell, Inc. Luiz Andre Barroso, Google, Inc. (participating by conference phone) Siobhan O’Mahoney, harard Business School Q&A with panelists 4:30-5:00 p.m. Break 5:00-6:30 p.m. Workforce and Social Issues Session Moderators: Stephen Barley, Stanford Uniersity; and Lucy Sanders, National Center for Women and Information Technology Panelists: Phillip J. Bond, Information Technology Association of America Daryl Chubin, American Association for the Adancement of Science Daid Finegold, Rutgers, The State Uniersity of New Jersey John Sargent, Department of Commerce Q&A with panelists 6:30 p.m. Adjournment 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner 7:15 p.m. Speaker: Robert M. Metcalfe, Polaris Venture Partners

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