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University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Thursday, February 24, 2011

The Obama Administration's Innovation Policy

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The Obama Administration's Innovation Policy


In his 2011 State of Union Address, President Obama warned of a "Sputnik moment" and called for the nation to confront our international economic competitiveness and innovation policy challenges. As a national debate on this challenge gets underway, ITIF will host key Obama Administration officials charged with developing and overseeing the Administration's innovation policy and top private sector leaders for a discussion of the Administration's recently updated "Strategy for American Innovation." The forum will focus on key elements of the Administration's strategy: 1) Investing in the Building Blocks of American Innovation; 2) Promoting Competitive Markets that Spur Productive Entrepreneurship and 3) Catalyzing Breakthroughs for National Priorities.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
8:30 AM-11:30 AM (add to calendar)

Hamilton Crowne Plaza
1001 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 (map)


Aneesh Chopra
U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Associate Director for Technology in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Austan Goolsbee
Chairman, Council of Economic Advisors

Phillip J. Weiser
Senior Advisor to the Director for Technology and Innovation, National Economic Council


Robert D. Atkinson

President and Founder, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation


Register for the event.

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