Thursday, November 29, 2012

A/V Webcast Recordings Now Available > President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) > November 30 2012

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) / Tentative Agenda
November 30, 2012

National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Lecture Room

Agenda as of November 2, 2012

9:00 am Welcome from PCAST Co-Chairs

John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP); Co-Chair, PCAST
Eric Lander, Co-Chair, PCAST

9:05 am PCAST Study Update: Networking & Information Technology R&D (NITRD) 2012 Study


David E. Shaw, NITRD Working Group Co-Chair and PCAST Member
Susan L. Graham, NITRD Working Group Co-Chair
Peter Lee, NITRD Working Group Co-Chair

9:30 am Massively Open Online Courses & STEM Education


Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity (accepted)
Daphne Koller, Co-founder, Coursera; Professor, Stanford University (accepted)
Anant Agarwal, President, edEx; Professor, MIT (accepted)
Frank DiGiovanni, Director, Training Readiness and Strategy, Department of Defense (accepted)

Recording Available At  []

Duration = ~ 80 Minutes

10:45 am Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education


Linda Rosen, CEO, Change the Equation (accepted)
Mark Rosenberg, President, Florida International University (accepted)

11:30 pm Public Comment

12:00 pm Adjourn


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