Citi Foundation Lecture
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

U.S. Science and Technology Policy: Past, Present and Future

Friday, February 15, 2019 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided.


Join the conversation: #policytalks.

About the event:

Thomas Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures and former Deputy Director for Policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Obama Administration, will discuss some of the science and technology policy priorities of President Obama – including STEM education, identifying and pursuing 21st-Century Grand Challenges, such as the BRAIN Initiative, and increasing R&D in critical technologies such as robotics, advanced materials, and Big Data.  He will also discuss “lessons learned” from his service at the White House and address future challenges for U.S. science and technology policy.

Hosted By

Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP)