2010 Georgia Tech's Legislative Roundtable

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday November 16, 2010
      7:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: GTRI Conference Center, 250 14th Street
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Contact

Diana Hicks, Chair, School of Public Policy

Marlit Hayslett, Georgia Tech Research Institute


Summaries

Summary Sentence: GT's Legislative Roundtable is an annual event, co-hosted by the School of Public Policy

Full Summary: Exploring a Strategic Vision for Georgia: The Role of Science & Technology in Georgia's Future. Georgia Tech's Legislative Roundtable is an annual event that brings together state legislators, business leaders & members of the GT faculty; co-hosted by School of Public Policy.

Theme: Exploring a Strategic Vision for Georgia: The Role of Science and Technology in Georgia's Future.
Georgia Tech's Legislative Roundtable is an annual event that brings together state legislators, business leaders and members of the Georgia Tech faculty to discuss science and technology issues of importance to the State.
This year's event will focus on developing a strategic plan for Georgia, with an emphasis on the role of science and technology. State lawmakers and business leaders will serve on panels discussing the strategic future of health information technology; energy and the environment; education; and logistics and transportation.

Co-Hosts:
- Georgia Tech Research Institute, Office of Policy Analysis and Research
- Technology Association of Georgia
- Technology Association of Georgia's Business and Technology Alliance
- MIT Enterprise Forum
- Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics
- Georgia Tech Government and Community Relations
- Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy

Health Panel

-  Moderator, Dr. Mark Braunstein, Associate Director, Health Systems Institute, Georgia Tech and Emory University

-  State Senator Cecil Staton, Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology

-  State Representative (Senator-Elect) Barry Loudermilk, Member, House Committee on Science and Technology

-  Mr. Mark Reiboldt, Vice President, Coker Capital Advisors

-  Mr. Glenn Pearson, Executive Vice President, Georgia Hospital Association

Energy Panel

-  Moderator, Mr. John Krueger, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Georgia Chamber of Commerce

-  State Representative Amos Amerson, Chairman, House Committee for Science and Technology; Member, House Committee for Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunications

-  State Senator Hardie Davis, Member, Senate Committee on Economic Development; Member, Senate Committee on Transportation

-  State Representative Don Parsons, Chairman, House Committee for Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications

-  Mr. Anthony Maiello, General Manager, GE Energy

-  Mr. James Marlow, CEO & Founder, Radiance Solar

Education Panel

-  Moderator, Dr. Richard Milman, Director, Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing, Georgia Tech

-  State Representative Kathy Ashe, Member, House Committee for Education; Member, House Committee for Higher Education

-  State Representative Brooks Coleman, Chairman, House Committee for Education

-  State Representative Katie Dempsey, Vice-Chair, Higher Education; Member, House Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunications; Member, House Committee on Health and Human Services

-  Dr. Ashwin Ram, Director of Georgia Tech’s Cognitive Computing Lab, Founder, Inquus Corporation

-  Dr. Graysen Walles, Principal, Tech High School

Transportation and Logistics Panel

-  Moderator, Mr. Page Siplon, Center of Innovation for Logistics

-  State Senator Jeff Mullis, Chairman, Senate Committee on Transportation

-  State Representative Jay Roberts, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation

-  Mr. Dike Ahanotu, Senior Associate, Cambridge Systematics

-  Ms. Stephanie Carter,  Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Policy and Projects, Georgia Department of Transportation

-  Ms. Rebecca Brewster,  President and COO, American Transportation Research Institute

Agenda:

8:30 Registration
9:00 Opening Session
9:45 Session 1 (Health IT; Energy)
10:45 Break
11:00 Session 2 (Education; Transportation and Logistics)
12:00 Summary Session
12:30 General Audience Dismissal
12:45 VIP Luncheon for Panelists and Sponsors
1:30 Adjourn

 

 

 

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  • Created By: Carol Silvers
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  • Created On: Oct 21, 2010 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:53pm