Science, technology, and the future: Panel discussion to be held November 1, 1999

Washington, DC (October 22, 1999) - Top thinkers in the world of science and technology will share their visions for the future during a special forum to be held on Monday, November 1, 1999 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Experts will discuss such topics as how to provide basic staples for a growing population, the dangers of chemical and biological warfare, and the commercialization of basic scientific research.

The panelists are a select group. They advise presidents, international heads of state, and boards of major corporations. They represent laboratories, universities, governmental agencies, and scientific organizations. A complete list appears below.

Seating is limited. RSVPs required. Contact: Lynn Fleetwood, lfleetwood@aaas.org or 202-326-6434.

EVENT: Science & Technology for a Changing World
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: AAAS Auditorium
1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Metro Station: Metro Center (red, orange and blue lines)


  • Charles Arntzen, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
  • Erich Bloch, The Washington Advisory Group
  • Rita Colwell, National Science Foundation
  • Esther Dyson, EDventure Holdings
  • James Ellenbogen, Principal Scientist, Nanosystems Group, Mitre Corporation
  • John H. Gibbons, Former Assistant to the President for Science & Technology
  • Steven Jay Gould, AAAS and Harvard University
  • William Haseltine, Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
  • Gilbert Omenn, University of Michigan and UM Health System
  • Debra von Opstal, Council on Competitiveness
  • G. Edward Schuh, University of Minnesota
  • Craig Venter, Celera Genomics, Inc.
  • Frank Young, Former Commissioner Food and Drug Administration

The 20th Century has seen an unprecedented explosion in the growth of science and

Contact: Lynn Fleetwood
American Association for the Advancement of Science

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