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The White House

Media Advisory: PCAST Meeting on March 8


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

DATE: Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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

LOCATION: Marriott Metro Center – Junior Ballroom 775 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC (nearest Metro station: Metro Center)


  • Federal Statistical System
  • Status of Implementation of PCAST Influenza Report Recommendations
  • Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development
  • PCAST Study Updates
    • Biodiversity Preservation and Ecosystem Sustainability
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Higher Education


  • Katherine Wallman, Chief U.S. Statistician, Office of Management and Budget
  • Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Anne Harrington, Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration

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

For full agenda (subject to change), visit: