3118 Perspectives from the Obama Administration

Friday, February 18, 2011: 9:00 AM
146B (Washington Convention Center )
Kei Koizumi , Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC
President Obama's proposed federal budget for the federal government's fiscal year 2012, released in early February 2011, proposes federal research and development (R&D) investments to contribute to the Administration goals of US leadership in science and technology, innovation and jobs creation for the US economy, a clean energy future, addressing the challenge of climate change, implementing health care reform for a healthier American people, and improving national security. The presentation will discuss highlights of R&D in the 2012 budget, and prospects for supporting legislation and policies to harness science and technology for progress toward important national challenges.