DAY 1: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 8:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

8:00–8:45 a.m. Registration (Main lobby entrance)

Poster Session Setup (West Court)
Breakfast available (Great Hall)

8:45–9:10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks (Auditorium)

~ Chair: Irwin Feller (Steering Committee Chair)
~ Speakers:
Charles M. Vest (President, National Academy of Engineering)
Constance F. Citro (Director, Committee of National Statistics)
Myron P. Gutmann (National Science Foundation)

9:10–10:00 a.m. ROUNDTABLE: Science and Innovation Policymakers (Auditorium)

~ Moderator: Al Teich (George Washington University)
~ Discussants:
Sharon L. Hays (Computer Sciences Corporation)
Thomas Kalil (Office of Science and Technology Policy)
Joel Scheraga (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
William Colglazier (U.S. Department of State)

10:00–11:00 a.m. Plenary (Auditorium)

~ Chair: Marie Thursby (Steering Committee Member)
~ Presenters:
Erica Fuchs (Carnegie Mellon University); On the Relationship Between Manufacturing and Innovation: Why Not All Technologies Are Created Equal
Jason Owen-Smith (University of Michigan); Selection, Access, and Use of Human Stem Cell Research Methods
Chris Schunn (University of Pittsburgh); Optimizing Example Distance to Improve Engineering Ideation

11:00–11:30 a.m. Half-hour Break

Poster Session Presentations (West Court)
Refreshments available (Great Hall)

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