Can innovation survive budget cuts?


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Join thought leaders from Department of Homeland Security, Government Accountability Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology and Noblis as they discuss future Science and Technology innovation for first responders. This Noblis Insights Panel is titled “Can Innovation Survive Budget Cuts?” In today’s budget-constrained environment, how can government agencies do more with fewer resources?

Moderator – Tom Temin – Host of the Federal Drive


Jim Zarzycki – Noblis Fellow
Timothy Person – Chief Scientist, GAO
Daniel Madrzykowski – Program leader at the Engineering Laboratory, NIST
Daniel Gerstein – Deputy Undersecretary of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate

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