Public Briefing: Designing a Digital Future

Robert D. Atkinson December 16, 2010
December 16, 2010

At a public briefing, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released the report, Designing a Digital Future: Federally Funded Research and Development in Networking and Information Technology, which assesses the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program (NITRD).

The event is moderated by Aneesh Chopra, Federal Chief Technology Officer, and features opening remarks by Vivek Kundra, Federal Chief Information Officer.  The report is summarized by the co-chairs of PCAST's NITRD working group.  ITIF President Rob Atkinson and Tom Leighton, Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, provide comments on the report.