The 2012 NNSA Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Symposium is set for Tuesday, June 12. This year’s theme is “Discovery and Innovation for National Security” featuring highlights of game-changing, mission-relevant research supported by the LDRD Program throughout NNSA.
The program includes keynote presentations by:
•Neile L. Miller, NNSA Principal Deputy Administrator
•Charles V. Shank, Senior Fellow, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Former Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
•Norman R. Augustine, Retired Chairman & CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation
•Thomas A. Kalil, Deputy Director for Policy, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
The symposium also includes technical talks and poster presentations by NNSA laboratory researchers relevant to national security missions. At day’s end, Victor Reis, Senior Advisor, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy, will lead a panel discussion on discovery and innovation issues for national security.