Manufacturing USA at DOE: Charting Progress, Seeking Stability

EDT
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street NW 610A
Washington, DC 20005

Innovation in industrial processes that use energy and in products used by the energy industry would strengthen U.S. manufacturing and hasten progress toward national economic, workforce, security, and environmental goals. The five Manufacturing USA innovation institutes sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) seek to accelerate these forms of innovation. Founded over the last three years, the institutes bring together novel configurations of players who have not generally worked together in the past. They are now executing the agendas that their members have created, but face the looming challenge of securing stable, permanent support.

Please join ITIF for the release of a new report that reviews the progress of DOE’s Manufacturing USA institutes and looks ahead to their future. The report’s authors, ITIF Senior Fellow David M. Hart and Peter L. Singer, will present their findings and discuss policy options to guide their next stage of evolution with an expert panel.

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Speakers: 
David M. Hart
Senior Fellow
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Moderator, Presenter
Peter L. Singer
Policy Advisor
MIT Washington Office
Moderator, Presenter
Alain Charles
Vice President
Infineon Technologies Americas Corp.
Panelist
Susan Helper
Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics
Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
Panelist
Gina Oliver
Senior Director, Automotive Plastics
American Chemistry Council
Panelist