Solving America's problem through science and technology

The ScienceDebate is going on and it has caught a lot of media coverage. As a continuation of it in another form, there is a conference coming up titled "Innovation 2008..." at Minnesota on October 20-21st for a very exciting national discussion at the University of Minnesota's Center for Science, Technology and Public Policy.
Nobel laureate Peter Agre
Science broadcaster Ira Flatow

Some of confirmed speakers and panelists
•    Andrew Fire, Nobel laureate and Professor of Pathology and Genetics, Stanford University
•    Bill Bates, Vice President of the Council on Competitiveness   
•    Darlene Cavalier, ScienceCheerleader.com
•    Kei Koizumi, Director, R&D Budget & Policy, American Assn for the Advancement of Science
•    Lawrence Krauss, astrophysicist, science policy speaker, and popular author
•    Chris Mooney, Washington Correspondent for Seed and popular author
•    Jan Morrison - Executive Director; TIES Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM
•    Michael T. Osterholm, Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
•    Shawn Lawrence Otto, screenwriter and CEO, Science Debate 2008
•    Eugenie Scott, Executive Director, National Center for Science Education
•    Alice Seagren, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education
•    Susan Singer – Carlton College; Board on Science Education of the National Academies
•    Manil Suri, Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore and popular author
•    Susan  Wood, former FDA Director of Women’s Health and Research Professor, GWU
•    Mary Woolley,  President of Research!America,
and many more, along with a few very special surprises.
The Obama and McCain campaigns have been invited.

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