Office of Science and Technology Policy
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 ofthe American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Ken Kennedy of PITAC.
The PCAST was established by President Clinton in 1993, and includesdistinguished individuals from industry, research institutions, and othernon-governmental organizations. Itis co-chaired by Neal Lane, Assistant to the President for Science andTechnology, and John Young, former President and CEO of Hewlett-PackardCompany. The Committee serves as the highest level private sectorgroup that advises the President on the Administration's science and technologybudgets and policies.
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
Media Contact: David Stevens, (202) 456-6108
Attached: Preliminary Agenda for Plenary Session
PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEE OF ADVISORS
ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
White House Conference Center
PLENARY SESSION: TENTATIVE AGENDA
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
2:50pm Charles Larson, Executive Director,Industrial Research Institute, Inc.
3:10pm Al Teich, Director of Science and PolicyPrograms, American Association for the Advancement of Science
3:45pm President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC)
4:05pm PUBLIC COMMENT
4:15pm ADJOURN PLENARY SESSION
on Science and Technology
1600 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W.
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