Discussion Topics:

  • What are your agency’s investment philosophy, 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 Advanced Research Projects Agency

André van 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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