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Appendix: Symposium Speakers and Presentations

 

Opening Remarks

Frank Press President, National Academy of Sciences Chairman, National Research Council

 

Jay Morris, Acting Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

The Contribution of Science and Technology for Development: The Past Twenty-five Years

 

Moderator

Nyle C. Brady, Senior Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Science and Technology, USAID

Contribution of the Social Sciences

John D. Montgomery, Ford Foundation Professor of International Studies, Harvard University

Contribution of the Agricultural Sciences

Robert D. Havener, President, Winrock International

Contribution of the Health Sciences

D.A. Henderson, M.D., Dean, John Hopkins University

 

School of Hygiene and Public Health

Contribution of Population

Ronald Freedman, Roderick D. McKenzie

 

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Population Population Studies Center, University of Michigan Programs

Prospects Entering the 21st Century

 

BIOTECHNOLOGY

Biomedical Breakthroughs

Moderator: Kenneth Bart, Agency Director for Health, Bureau for Technology USAID

 

Speaker: Kenneth S. Warren, Director, Health

 

Sciences, The Rockefeller Foundation

Human Reproduction and Contraceptive Research

Moderator: Duff Gillespie, Agency Director for Population, Bureau for Science and Technology, USAID

 

Speaker: Gary Hodgen, Professor and Scientific Director, Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Animal Biotechnology

Moderator: Duane Acker, Agency Director for Food and Agriculture, Bureau for Science and Technology, USAID

 

Speaker: Tilahum Yilma, Professor of Virology, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, Davis

Plant Biotechnology

Moderator: Duane Acker

 

Speaker: Robert Fraley, Director, Plant

 

Science Technology, Monsanto Company

BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

 

Moderator: Jack Vanderryn, Agency Director for Energy and Natural Resources, Bureau for Science and Technology, USAID

 

Speaker: Thomas Lovejoy, Executive Vice President, World Wildlife Fund (U.S.) and The Conservation Fund

 

INFORMATION SCIENCES AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY: APPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Moderator:

Walter A. Rosenblith, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Overview

Philip F. Palmedo, Chairman, International Resources Group

Applications in Agriculture

James W. Jones, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of Florida

Applications in Health Care

Jose M. Negrete, Director, Institute of Biomedical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Applications in Education and Literacy

Kurt D. Moses, Director of System Services, International Division, Academy for Educational Development

 

SPACE SCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING: APPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

 

 

Moderator: Walter A. Rosenblith

Overview

Moustafa Chahine, Manager, Division of Earth and Space Sciences, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Applications in Crop Production

Charles F. Hutchinson, Director, Arizona Remote Sensing Center, Office of Arid Lands, University of Arizona

Applications in Agroclimatology

Edward Kanemasu, Professor of Agronomy, Kansas State University

Applications in Mineral Exploration

Ronald J.P. Lyon, Professor of Mineral Exploration, Stanford University

 

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: APPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

 

 

Moderator: John H. Gibbons, Director, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress

Overview

Edgar A. Starke, Jr., Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Virginia

Fibrous

Carl T. Herakovich, Professor of Engineering

Composites

Science and Mechanics, Co-director, NASA Virginia Tech Composites Program, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Applications for Electronic Materials

J. Franklin Mayo-Wells, Staff Assistant for Technical Coordination/Operations, Center for Electronics and Electrical Engineering, U.S. National Bureau of Standards

Applications for Superconductivity

Richard E. Harris, Group Leader, Cryoelectronic for Metrology Group, U.S. National Bureau of Standards

 

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES: APPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

 

Moderator: John H. Gibbons

Implications of Manufacturing Technology Advances

Barbara Burns, Manager, Systecon Division, Coopers & Lybrand

Applications for Robotics

Howard Moraff, Program Director, Automation and Systems Integration, National Science Foundation

Closing Remarks: Technology in Our Changing World

Thomas R. DeGregori, Professor of Economics, University of Houston