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National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Agenda

National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Secretary’s Conference Room

U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, D.C.  20230
September 2, 2010


8:15 – 9:00am              Breakfast

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Open Discussion on the Nation’s Capacity for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

9:00 – 9:05am              Welcome

Esther Lee, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

9:05 – 9:15am              Opening Remarks and Charge to NACIE, Honorable Gary Locke, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

9:15 – 9:30am              Remarks by Co-Chairs

                                     Steve Case, Chairman & CEO, Revolution and Co-Founder, AOL

                                     Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan

                                     Desh Deshpande, Chairman, Sparta Group, A123 Systems, Sycamore Networks, Tejas Networks, Sandstone Capital, and HiveFire

9:30 – 10:10am             Open Discussion on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Moderated by Co-Chair Mary Sue Coleman

Administration and Department of Commerce Strategic Priorities

10:10 – 10:40am            Roundtable Discussion on the Administration’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Agenda

                                    Moderated by Co-Chair Desh Deshpande with:

                                     Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer & Associate Director for Technology, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House

                                     Tom Kalil, Deputy Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House

                                    Ginger Lew, Senior Counselor, National Economic Council, White House

                                                Phil Weiser, Senior Advisor for Technology, Innovation, and Competition Policy, National Economic Council, White House

10:40 – 10:50am          Economic Development Administration’s Jobs and Innovation Partnerships

                                   John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, U.S. Department of Commerce

10:50 – 11:00am          National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Innovation Initiatives

                                   Patrick Gallagher, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce

11:00 – 11:10am          Report from the Small Business Administration’s High-Growth Entrepreneurship Conference

                                   Sean Greene, Associate Administrator for Investment & Special Advisor for Innovation, U.S. Small Business Administration

NACIE Priorities and Next Steps

11:10 – 11:50am          Discussion on NACIE moderated by Co-Chair Steve Case

11:50 – 12:00pm          Next Steps