Appendix A


Forum Agenda

Annual Meeting Forum

Importance of Engineering Talent to the
Prosperity and Security of the Nation


Monday, October 7, 2013
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
National Academy of Sciences Building
Washington, DC

An expert panel will explore the many questions surrounding the importance of top-talent in the engineering workforce to the competitiveness of the US advanced economy and the future prosperity, security, and quality of life of US citizens. The Forum is held as part of the 2013 NAE Annual Meeting.


Welcome
C. D. Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering

Moderator: Christine Romans, Host of CNN’s weekly business show Your Money



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Appendix A Forum Agenda Annual Meeting Forum Importance of Engineering Talent to the Prosperity and Security of the Nation Monday, October 7, 2013 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. National Academy of Sciences Building Washington, DC An expert panel will explore the many questions surrounding the impor- tance of top-talent in the engineering workforce to the competitiveness of the US advanced economy and the future prosperity, security, and quality of life of US citizens. The Forum is held as part of the 2013 NAE Annual Meeting. Welcome C. D. Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering Moderator: Christine Romans, Host of CNN’s weekly business show Your Money 25

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26 APPENDIX A Forum Discussion Forum Participants: David Baggett, Founder, Arcode William F. Banholzer, Chief Technical Officer, New Business Development, and Executive Vice President, The Dow Chemical Company Alec N. Broers, House of Lords, and Past President, Royal Academy of Engineering John A. Montgomery, Director of Research, US Naval Research Laboratory Subra Suresh, President, Carnegie Mellon University, and Former Director, National Science Foundation Marie C. Thursby, Regents’ Professor and Hal and John Smith Chair in Entrepreneurship, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology