10:30 AM Session I: The Global Challenge and the Opportunity for Hawaii
  Moderator: Tyrone Taylor, President, Capitol Advisors on Technology
  The Innovation Imperative and Global Practices

Charles Wessner, Director, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, The National Academies

  State and Regional Economic Context

Carl Bonham, Executive Driector of UHERO and Associate Professor of Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  Focusing Federal Resources: The Obama Administration
  Innovation Initiatives

Ginger Lew, Senior Counselor, White House National Economic Council

12:00 PM Lunch
12:30 PM Luncheon Address
  The Honorable Neil Abercrombie, Governor, State of Hawaii
1:15 PM Session II: Leveraging Federal Programs and Investments for Hawaii

Moderator: The Honorable Brian Schatz, Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawaii

  The Manufacturing Extension Partnership: The Network Effect
  Roger Kilmer, Director, Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program, NIST
  DoD Strategic Technology Capability Thrusts: Opportunities to Fuel Hawaii’s Innovation Economy

Starnes Walker, Chief Engineering and Technical Director, University of Hawaii

  The Military and Higher Education

Vice Admiral Daniel Oliver, USN (Ret.), President, Naval Postgraduate School

  Infrastructure for the 21st Century Economy: The Role of EDA

Barry Johnson, Senior Advisor and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Economic Development Administration

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