2017 D. Allan Bromley Memorial Lecture




The 2017 D. Alan Bromley Memorial Lecture


Kei Koizumi

Wednesday, 5 April 2017


Title: “Science for Policy, and Policy for Science: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House

Location, University of Ottawa, 12102

Kei Koizumi is former Assistant Director for Federal Research and Development and the Senior Advisor to the Director for the National Science and Technology Council at the U.S. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Science and Technology policy is undergoing a major shift within the United States.

The Alan Bromley Memorial Lecture. Since 2005 the University of Ottawa in cooperation with George Washington University have carried out a series of annual lectures in memory of Dr. D. Allan Bromley - a native of Westmeath, Ontario- who played a critical role in Science and Technology Policy in the United States in both the Regan and Bush Administrations. The memorial lectures offer an opportunity for graduate students focused on science and technology policy to meet with senior science and policy advisers in United States and Canada. One of the world's leading nuclear physicists, D. Allan Bromley, died on February 11, 2005. He was born in Westmeath, Ontario in 1926. Dr. Bromley was the first person to hold the Cabinet-level rank of Assistant to the President for Science and Technology from 1989 to 1993 during the first Bush administration. Prior to this Dr. Bromley sat on former President Reagan's White House Science Council. Dr. Bromley was a former president of the American Association for the Advancement Of Science and a recipient of the National Medal of Science, the highest scientific distinction in the United States.


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