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OTA 20th Anniversary Forum on Technology and Governance in the 1990’s
January 27, 1993. U.S. Congress, All day session, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room SD-106. Welcome: Dr. Roger Herdman, Acting Director of OTA. Presiding for the morning: Cong. George E. Brown, Jr., presiding for the afternoon: Cong.. Don Sundquist, both Members, Technology Assessment Board. a.m. session (Parts 1-3) – Hon. Robert S. McNamara, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and former President, The World Bank (International Security)(Intro. by Sen. Ted Kennedy, member of TAB); the Hon. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Prime Minister of Norway (Intro by Cong. Amo Houghton, Jr., Member of TAB)

The afternoon session: Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Chair-Designate, President’s Council of Economic Advisors (Economic Competitiveness)(Intro by Cong. John Dingell), member of TAB ; Dr. Arnold S. Relman, Professor of Medicine, Harvard School of Medicine, and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, New England Journal of Medicine (Health Care)(Intro by Sen. David Durenberger, new Member of TAB ; Mr. Derek Bok, President Emeritus of Harvard University (Education)(Intro by Sen. Orrin Hatch, Member of TAB). Dr. Gibbons joins in the afternoon. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation had just voted all in favor of President Clinton’s nomination of him to be Director of OSTP at the White House.

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 1

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 2

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 3

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 4

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 5

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 6

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 7

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 8

Technology and Governance in the 1990s Part 9

Congressman Rush Holt discusses the Office of Technology Assessment
Interview with the Federation of American Scientists, June 2008

Congressman Rush Holt testifies before the House Science Committee on “Scientific and Technical Assessment and Advice for the U.S. Congress”, July 25, 2006

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