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Future Of Tech: Navigating Uncertainty & Planning For Prosperity
Predicting the future is a business unto itself with pundits, futurists, scientists, engineers, and more constantly sharing their musings of the future. And this business has incredible implications on society - whether the predictions manifest or not. For example, take a look at just one survey of the future: the 1970 McGraw-Hill Survey of Technological […]
Setting the Vision for “Competitiveness Conversations Across America”: National Competitiveness Forum
Dr. James Clements – President, Clemson University Mr. Josh Parker – Chair and CEO, Ancora L&G The Honorable Deborah L. Wince-Smith – President and CEO, Council on Competitiveness Broadening & deepening the geography & demography of U.S. innovation capacity is critical to U.S. competitiveness. Inspired by — but evolving — the Council’s long history in defining […]
America’s High-Tech Manufacturing Rising Stars
For decades, the U.S. economy has been caught in a whirlwind of global competition and rapid technological change. Some regions have soared, while others have seen their manufacturing economies crushed by competition from lower-wage countries.  Leaders in struggling regions have often looked to America’s high-tech superstars—such as Silicon Valley and Boston—for models to revitalize their […]
Chad Holliday on Competing in the Next Economy
Charles Holliday, Jr. Chair Emeritus, Council on Competitiveness Chair, Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils Members of the Council on Competitiveness Board and Executive Committee, and Commissioners and Advisors from the National Commission on Innovation and Competitiveness Frontiers came together this summer at Gallup World Headquarters to take stock of the Council’s work and explore the […]
Who Will Lead The Age Of Fusion Energy?
Every now and then, a scientific breakthrough changes the world. From the Copernican heliocentric model of the universe and electricity to penicillin and the discovery of the structure of DNA, these developments transform our globe — and another one has been reached. A new breakthrough with world changing potential.  For most of human history, why […]
Janet Foutty on Competing in the Next Economy
Janet Foutty Business Vice Chair Emeritus, Council on Competitiveness Members of the Council on Competitiveness Board and Executive Committee, and Commissioners and Advisors from the National Commission on Innovation and Competitiveness Frontiers came together this summer at Gallup World Headquarters to take stock of the Council’s work and explore the challenges and opportunities driving Phase […]
Darryll Pines on Competing in the Next Economy
During the meeting, Dr. Darryll Pines, President, University of Maryland, shared more with the community about the advanced computing ecosystem that has emerged at the University of Maryland.
Joan Gabel on Competing in the Next Economy
Joan Gabel Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh Academic Vice Chair, Council on Competitiveness Members of the Council on Competitiveness board and executive committee, and commissioners and advisers from the National Commission on Innovation and Competitiveness Frontiers came together this summer at Gallup World Headquarters to take stock of the Council’s work and explore the challenges and […]
Donde Plowman on Competing in the Next Economy
Dr. Donde Plowman Chancellor University of Tennessee, Knoxville Members of the Council on Competitiveness Board and Executive Committee, and Commissioners and Advisors from the National Commission on Innovation and Competitiveness Frontiers came together this summer at Gallup World Headquarters to take stock of the Council’s work and explore the challenges and opportunities driving Phase 2 […]
Sylvia Thomas on Competing in the Next Economy
Dr. Sylvia Thomas Interim Vice President for Research & Innovation, University of South Florida Members of the Council on Competitiveness Board and Executive Committee, and Commissioners and Advisors from the National Commission on Innovation and Competitiveness Frontiers came together this summer at Gallup World Headquarters to take stock of the Council’s work and explore the […]
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