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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