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Home > Press > Science and Technology in the White House: New Report on Best Practices for the Next Administration

Abstract:
The science and technology policymaking capacity of the White House must be enhanced so that the next president can address key issues facing the nation—from energy and the environment, to national security, and the ability of U.S. companies to compete internationally.

Science and Technology in the White House: New Report on Best Practices for the Next Administration

Washington, DC | Posted on June 3rd, 2008

You are invited to attend an on-the-record media breakfast briefing on best practices for science and technology policymaking in the next administration. The briefing will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17. Participants include Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center and former Indiana congressman; Dr. David Abshire, president of the Lounsbery Foundation and president of the Center for the Study of the Presidency; and Deborah Wince-Smith, president of the Council on Competitiveness.

A light breakfast will be served starting at 8 a.m. At 8:30 a.m. David Rejeski, director of the Wilson Center's Foresight and Governance Project, will offer introductory remarks, and each speaker will talk for about 5 minutes. The remaining time will be allotted for Q & A.

This briefing will provide an overview of the key findings of a report that will be released on June 17, which draws upon more than 60 interviews and comments from science and technology leaders in both the public and private sectors, including all living former White House Science Advisors. The goal of the report is to present a set of best practices designed to enhance the effectiveness of the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and S&T-related policymaking in other White House offices.

What: Media Breakfast Briefing on Science and Technology in the White House

Who: Lee H. Hamilton, president and director, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former Indiana congressman; Dr. David Abshire, president, Lounsbery Foundation, and president, Center for the Study of the Presidency; Deborah Wince-Smith, president, Council on Competitiveness; and David Rejeski, director, Foresight and Governance Project, Woodrow Wilson Center.

When: Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (a light breakfast will be served starting at 8:00 a.m.)

Where: Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th floor Moynihan Board Room
The Woodrow Wilson Center is located in the Ronald Reagan Building at
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. (Federal Triangle Station on the Metro)

Reservations are required for this event. You are welcome to forward this invitation to other interested colleagues. Please RSVP to Sharon McCarter at (202) 691-4016 or by e-mail at

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About Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open, and informed dialogue. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds and engaged in the study of national and world affairs.

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