Two "Tech Talks" on the Biden Administration's focus on advancing technology in 2024 and beyond.
10:10 A.M. Setting Strategic Priorities from the Council’s Technology Leaders
The first in a series of policy panels, leaders across sectors will explore the future of technology, and its impact on innovation and economic growth.
10:55 A.M. Networking Break
11:20 A.M. Building the National Security Research and Technology Infrastructure for the Future
Leaders from the Department of Energy and the Department of Energy National Laboratories will discuss the impact of the investments made in the 2022 CHIPS & Science Act, and the necessity of maintaining continued investment to ensure U.S. leadership in technologies ranging from AI to nuclear to high performance computing.
11:50 A.M. Taking Talent to the Next Level - Preparing the Workforce for a Sustainable U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance
The second leadership panel will explore the talent conundrum. Hailed as the United States’ greatest asset and in many ways its greatest challenge, ensuring the country has the skilled workers to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities presented by the move to sustainability and the reinvestment in manufacturing will determine whether the country continues to lead in these critical sectors.
12:35 P.M. Lunch& Networking Session
1:20 P.M. Setting the Vision for “Competitiveness Conversations Across America”
Council President and CEO Deborah Wince-Smith will map out the rationale for a major new Council initiative to vitalize innovation ecosystems around the nation.
1:40 P.M. Tennessee – And the Future of Mobility
1:55 P.M. Powering Innovation: Semiconductors and Clean Energy - a Competitiveness Conversation in the Mountain West
2:10 P.M. Growing Innovation – Chips, Qubits and Molecules – a Competitiveness Conversation Across the Midwest