Science and technology experts analyze President's budget and critical policy issues

April 02, 2004

Washington, D.C., 2 April 2004 - AAAS, the science society, will release a comprehensive five-year budget forecast at the 29th Annual Science and Technology Policy Forum in Washington D.C., 22 - 23 April.

Renowned policy experts from government, industry, academia, and scientific organizations will present the most comprehensive analysis available on the President's research and development budget for 2004. They will evaluate issues in science and technology policy: the promise of nano-, bio- and information technology; social and ethical implications of enhancing humans capabilities; vulnerabilities of new voting technologies; the evolution of the university structure and challenges for university R&D; homeland security; and intellectual property.

Speakers include: A detailed program is available at: http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/forumpub04.htm.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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