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The White House
For Immediate Release

Media Advisory: Meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

DATE: Thursday, September 2, 2010

TIME: 10 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m.

LOCATION: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 5th Street, NW, Washington, DC
(nearest Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown Station)


  • Energy Technology Innovation
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education


  • Jeannette M. Wing, President’s Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University


To attend in-person, register at the following website: This meeting will be livestreamed on the Web. To watch live (no registration required) or an archived stream, go to the same website.

For full agenda:

PCAST is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers who directly advise the President and the Executive Office of the President. PCAST makes policy recommendations in the many areas where understanding of science, technology, and innovation is key to strengthening our economy and forming policies that work for the American people. For more information, visit www.whitehousegov/ostp/pcast. PCAST is administered by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). OSTP was created by Congress in 1976 to serve as a source of scientific and technological analysis and judgment for the President with respect to major policies, plans, and programs of the federal government. For more information, visit