Senate Russell Building,
Commerce Committee Hearing Room, Room SR253

September 17, 1998

2:05 P.M. Perspective from the House of Representatives:

   Representative Vernon J. Ehler's  (R-MI) Discussion of the
     Nation's Science Policy  Report

   Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI)S&T
     Budget Considerations, Planning for the Future

   Representative George E. Brown, Jr. (D-CA)S&T
     Budget Considerations, Planning for the Future

   PCAST Discussion

2:45 P.M. Perspective from the Senate

   Senator Bill Frist (F-TN) - S&T Budget Considerations,
     Planning for the Future, S-2217

   Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV - S&T Budget
     Considerations, Planning for the Future, S-2217

   PCAST Discussion

3:30 P.M. State and Local Perspective on S&T - Making Partnerships Work

   Gary Bachula, Acting Under Secretary, Technology
     Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

   Former Governor Dick Thornburgh, Co-chair State Science and
     Technology Institute

   State Practitioners' Panel:

   Delbert J. Schuh, II, President, Indiana Business Modernization
     Technology Corporation
   Dr. Carolyn Sales, President, Oklahoma Center for the
     Advancement of Science and Technology

   Edward A. O'Connor, Jr., Executive Director, Spaceport
     Florida Authority

   PCAST Discussion

4:20 P.M.  BREAK

4:30 P.M.  Report on National Academy of Sciences, Study of S&T in the
                                 Department of State:  "Science, Technology, and Health Issues
     and U.S. Foreign Policy."

   Dr. Robert A. Frosch, National Academy of Sciences Study
     Chairman, (Senior Research Fellow, John F. Kennedy School
     Of Government at Harvard University)

   Dr. Glen Schweitzer, Director, Office for Central Europe and
     Eurasia, Office of International Affairs, National Academy of

   PCAST Discussion

5:00 P.M.  PCAST Study of International Cooperation in Energy
      R&D - Dr. John Holdren

   PCAST Discussion

5:30 P.M.  Public Comments

5:45 P.M.  Adjourn the Plenary Session


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