President G. Wayne Clough,
Georgia Institute of Technology,
invites you to a hearing on
THE FEDERAL-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP
Dr. Neal Lane,
Science Advisor to the President and
White House Office of Science and
Dr. Arthur Bienenstock,
Associate Director for Science, Office
of Science and Technology Policy,
and Chair, National Science and Technology
Council Task Force
on the Government-University Research
Dr. Martha Krebs,
Director, Office of Science, U.S.
Department of Energy,
and Member of the National Science
and Technology Council Task Force
on the Government-University Research
Wednesday, October 13, 1999, 9 am to
Georgia Center for Advanced Telecommunications
250 14th Street, NW, Atlanta GA 30318
The hearing has been arranged to allow
the research community to offer advice to the White House Office of Science
and Technology Policy on implementation of its report, Renewing the Federal
Government-University Research Partnership for the 21st Century.
The report is available at /WH/EOP/OSTP/html/rand/
index.htm. The format will be short panel presentations followed by discussion
from the floor. There will also be an opportunity to submit written comments.
9-9:15 Welcome from Drs. Clough and
9:15-10:30 Integrating research and
education: the teaching role of research universities
What federal practices best strengthen
this valuable relationship, at both undergraduate and graduate levels?
Panel: Dr. Debra Stewart, Dean of
Graduate Studies, North Carolina State University; Dr. Arthur Bienenstock,
OSTP; Dr. Judith Sunley*, Acting Associate Director for Education and Human
Resources, National Science Foundation
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Recruiting a diverse science
and engineering workforce.
What have we learned about encouraging
women and minorities to take up research careers? What federal programs
or policies are most important if we are to continue to make progress?
Panel: President Fred Humphries, Florida
A&M University; Dean Sue V. Rosser, Ivan Allen College, Georgia Institute
of Technology; Dr. Martha Krebs, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department
12:00-1:30 Lunch. Dr. Lane addresses
the current policy/budget environment for research.
1:30-2:45 The role of universities
in economic development.
How can the federal government best
work with universities and their state and local institutions to stimulate
Panel: William Todd, Georgia Research
Alliance; President Malcolm Portera, Missisippi State University*; Dr.
Mary Good*; President Mark Wrighton, Chancellor, Washington University*
2:45 Closing remarks. Dr. Lane or
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