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
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.
C. D. Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering
Moderator: Christine Romans, Host of CNN’s weekly business show Your Money
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