[Ip-health] White House Webcast today, Feb 8, 9am

Sean Flynn sflynn at wcl.american.edu
Wed Feb 8 05:13:43 PST 2012

The webcast will be available live at http://whitehouse.gov/live.  We will send out a press kit with materials for your own blogs and websites tomorrow morning after the event.


Dr. John P. Holdren

Assistant to the President for Science and Technology 

Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy


Ms. Gayle Smith

Special Assistant to the President

Senior Director, National Security Council


Dr. Rajiv Shah

Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development


will be hosting a White House event 

in support of the President’s commitment 

to game-changing innovations with the potential to solve long-standing global development challenges


Wednesday, February 8th  

9:00AM to 11:00AM


Panel moderated by Tom Kalil, Deputy Director for Policy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy & Senior Advisor for Science, Technology, & Innovation, National Economic Council

to include

Francis Collins, Director, National Institute of Health

Carol Dahl, Executive Director, The Lemelson Foundation

Bill Gadja, Global Head of Payments Innovation, VISA

David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics & Chief Scientist, U.S. Department of Agriculture


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