Nanotechnology: Changing the Face of National Security
As we move further into the 21st century fighting an enemy in a new paradigm, technology has become more important in both defense and national security policy. Before spending billions of dollars on the ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂ¢?ÃÂ¬ÃÂ ?next best thing,ÃÂÃÂ¢ÃÂ¢?ÃÂ¬ÃÂÃÂ it is important to have a strategy in place that smoothly integrates new technologies into a strong national security policy. Has the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security made significant investment into nanotechnology? What applications does nanotechnology have for the defense of the nation? How close are these technologies to performing? Join us as we delve into building a solid national security policy of the future.
Date: March 29, 2006
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Speaker(s): Ravi Athale, Ph.D.
Principal Communications Engineer,
Center for Innovative Computing and Informatics, MITRE Corporation
James Murday, Ph.D.
Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology Subcommittee of the
National Science and Technology Council
John Parmentola, Ph.D.
Director for Research and Laboratory Management,
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology)
Host(s): Alane Kochems
The Douglas and Sarah Allison
Center for Foreign Policy Studies,
The Heritage Foundation
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