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IEEE-USA 1996 Technology Policy Council Symposium - "Is There a Role for the US Government in Technology Development?"

June 10th, 1996, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA

welcoming remarks, Robert S. Powers, Chair, IEEE-USA Technology Policy Council

"Congressional Viewpoints (part 1)", Rep. George E. Brown, Jr., Ranking Minority Member, US House Science Committee

"Public-Interest Viewpoints":

  • Erich Bloch, Distinguished Fellow Council on Competitiveness
  • Edward Hudgins, Director of Regulatory Studies, The CATO Institute
  • Stewart D. Personick, VP, Information Networking Research, Bellcore

"Industrial Technology":

  • Vinton Cerf, Senior VP, MCI
  • Robert Galvin, Chairman of the Executive Board, Motorola

"Government Technology":

  • Anita Jones, Director, Defense Research and Engineering, US Dept. of Defense
  • Lionel (Skip) Johns, Associate Director of Technology, Office of Science and Technology Policy

"Other Viewpoints":

  • Neil Munro, staff writer, Washington Technology
  • Howard Rosen, executive director, Competitiveness Policy Council

"Congressional Viewpoints (part 2)", Sen. Conrad Burns, Chair, US Senate Commerce Subcommittee of Science, Technology and Space