AAAS 28th Annual Colloquium on Science and Technology

Washington, D.C. 14 March 2003 The most comprehensive information on the President's research and development budget for 2004--plus the latest information on biosecurity and readiness for biochemical threats--will be presented at the AAAS 28th Annual Colloquium on Science and Technology in Washington D.C., 10 11 April, 2003.

Prominent policy analysts from government, industry, academia, and scientific organizations will evaluate major issues in science and technology policy in 2003: challenges for university R&D, the changing global environment, homeland security, bioethics, and intellectual property.

Speakers include:

    John H. Marburger, III, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (11 April, 9:15 a.m., Keynote Address)

    Karen A. Holbrook, President, The Ohio State University (10 April, 10:00 a.m.)

    Elias A. Zerhouni, Director, National Institutes of Health (10 April, 10:00 a.m.)

    Richard D. Klausner, Executive Director, Global Health, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (invited) (10 April, 12:00 noon.)

    Allesandro Damiani, Minister-Counselor, Head of Science, Technology and Education Delegation of the European Commission (10 April, 2:00 p.m.)

    Shirley Ann Jackson, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 2003 President-Elect, AAAS (10 April, 5:30 p.m., The William D. Carey Lecture, open to the public)

    Robert L. Popp, Deputy Director, Information Awareness Office, DARPA, U.S. Department of Defense. (10 April, 2:00 p.m.)

    Charles A. McQueary, Under Secretary-Designate for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (11 April, 12:00 noon)

    R. Alta Charo, Professor of Law and Bioethics, Schools of Law and Medicine; Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Law School; University of Wisconsin (11 April, 1:45 p.m.)

A detailed program is available at: http://www.a

Contact: Monica Amarelo
American Association for the Advancement of Science

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