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Forum on the Role of Science and Technology in Promoting National Security and Global Stability
White House Forum on the Role of Science and Technology in
Promoting National Security and Global Stability March 29-30,
This forum sought open discussion of our nation's ability to most
effectively organize and use our science and technology enterprise to support:
Defense Policy -- enhancing national security through
investment and cooperation in defense science and technology.
Nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction -- reducing
the threat of proliferation through cooperation and improved monitoring,
assessment and prevention.
Economic prosperity -- strengthening the contribution of
investments in science and technology to advancing U.S. participation in global
Sustainable development -- strengthening the capacity of
societies to achieve economic stability and growth without compromising the
ability of future generations to meet their own needs; mitigating physical and
societal stresses that contribute to civil conflict.