Technology Policy: President's science advisor

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Page 44 - Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is a member of the Management Committee of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Page 43 - This position has been supported by a number of recently completed studies, such as that of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES...
Page 41 - This project would increase the efficiency of government by making cost-effective investments in buildings where the energy bills are paid by the taxpayers.
Page 24 - The traditional federal role in technology development has been limited to support of basic science and mission-oriented research in the Defense Department, NASA, and other agencies. This strategy was appropriate for a previous generation but not for today's profound challenges. We cannot rely on the serendipitous application of defense technology to the private sector. We must aim directly at these new challenges and focus our...
Page 43 - Gibbons is an internationally recognized scientist, an expert in energy and environmental issues, and a man with a deep interest and concern regarding the impacts of technology on society and what these impacts imply for the formulation of sound public policy.
Page 25 - ... research in the Defense Department, NASA, and other agencies. This strategy was appropriate for a previous generation but not for today's profound challenges. We cannot rely on the serendipitous application of defense technology to the private sector. We must aim directly at these new challenges and focus our efforts on the new opportunities before us, recognizing that government can play a key role helping private firms develop and profit from innovations.
Page 24 - American people, to harness technology so that it improves the quality of their lives and the economic strength of our nation. We are moving in a new direction that recognizes the critical role technology must play in stimulating and sustaining the long-term economic growth that creates high-quality jobs and protects our environment. We are moving in a new direction to create an educational and training system that challenges American workers to match their skills to the demands of a fast-paced economy...
Page 43 - Systems and membership on the Energy Research Advisory Board of the US Department of Energy.
Page 14 - John H. Gibbons Assistant to the President for Science and Technology Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy JohnYo Former President and CEO Hewlett-Packard Co.
Page 23 - Our most important measure of success will be our ability to make a difference in the lives of the American people, to harness technology so that it improves the quality of their lives and the economic strength of our nation.