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Overview of Issues



Tom Luce, CEO, National Math and Science Initiative

David Ferrero, Senior Program Officer for Education, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Francis (Skip) Fennell, Professor of Education, McDaniel College and Past-President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics



Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, National Science Foundation

Steven Chu, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab


Higher Ed:

C.D. Mote, Jr., President, University of Maryland, College Park

Kristina Johnson, Provost, Johns Hopkins University



Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness

Gail Cassell, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Eli Lilly


Breakout Groups


1. American COMPETES: Moderator: Deborah Stine, Specialist in Science and Technology Policy, Congressional Research Service – Ballroom, Salons III and IV


2. State Strategies: Moderator: James Duderstadt, President Emeritus, University of Michigan – Russell Room


3. Higher Education: Moderator: William B. Bonvillian, Director, MIT Washington Office – Dirksen Room


4. K-12: Moderator: Tom Luce, CEO, National Math and Science Initiative – Hart and Cannon Rooms


5. Research and Innovation Environment: Moderator: George M. Scalise, President, Semiconductor Industry Association – Rayburn Room


Breakout Groups Report


Comments from the Floor



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