RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY: MOVING FROM TODAY TO TOMORROW

2:45-3:15

The Changing World and What It Means

William Ascher

Professor, Duke University

3:15-3:45

Facilitated large-group discussion

  • What aspirations and expectations has the research community traditionally sought to meet?

  • Whose aspirations were these?

  • What changes in aspirations and expectations might the research community have to meet in the future?

4:00-5:30

Small-group discussions—The Changing Landscape

  • How have the aspirations and expectations of society, government, and the research community interacted in the development of today 's institutional and operational infrastructure for research?

  • How might tomorrow's aspirations and expectations affect that infrastructure? What changes in the infrastructure might we anticipate?

7:30-8:30

Reports from small groups (informal presentations by a spokesperson from each small group)

Saturday, August 14

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND GOVERNMENT: MOVING FROM TODAY TO TOMORROW

8:30-9:00 am

Perspectives on Science, Technology, and the Federal Government: National Goals for a New Era

Phillip A. Griffiths

Director, Institute for Advanced Study

Chair, COSEPUP



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