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Office of Science and Technology Policy
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For Immediate Release MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: 202/456-6108

February 18, 1999
 
 

The President' s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will meet in plenary session on Monday, February 22, 1999 in Washington, D.C. Key issues for discussion include the President' s budget for FY 2000, and the anticipated report from the President' s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC).

The Committee will meet with Tom Kahn, of the House Budget Committee; Elgie Holstein, Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Charles Larson of the Industrial Research Institute, Inc.; Al Teich of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Ken Kennedy of PITAC.

The PCAST was established by President Clinton in 1993, and includes distinguished individuals from industry, research institutions, and other non-governmental organizations. It is co-chaired by Neal Lane, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and John Young, former President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company. The Committee serves as the highest level private sector group that advises the President on the Administration' s science and technology budgets and policies.

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WHO: President' s Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

WHAT: Plenary (Open) Session

WHEN: 1:00 4:15 p.m. Monday, February 22, 1999

WHERE: White House Conference Center  726 Jackson Place, NW

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Media Contact: David Stevens, (202) 456-6108

Attached: Preliminary Agenda for Plenary Session

For further information, see:     http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/EOP/OSTP/NSTC/PCAST/pcast.html
 
 




PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEE OF ADVISORS

ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

White House Conference Center
726 Jackson Place, NW
Truman Room, 3rd Floor
Monday, February 22, 1999

PLENARY SESSION: TENTATIVE AGENDA

1:00pm     Welcome and Announcements

1:05pm     Panel Reports

FY2000 BUDGET UPDATE AND ANALYSIS

2:00pm    Tom Kahn, Staff Director, Minority, House Budget Committee

2:30pm    Elgie Holstein, Associate Director, Natural Resources, Energy, and
                Science, Office of Management and Budget

2:50pm    Charles Larson, Executive Director, Industrial Research Institute, Inc.

3:10pm    Al Teich, Director of Science and Policy Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science

3:30pm    BREAK

3:45pm    President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC)
                Report - Ken Kennedy, PITAC Co-Chairman

4:05pm     PUBLIC COMMENT

4:15pm     ADJOURN PLENARY SESSION
 



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