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National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship Quarterly Meeting

September 11, 2012

9:30 a.m.

Coffee & Networking

10:00 a.m.

Call to Order & Opening Remarks - Desh Deshpande & Steve Case

10:05 a.m.

Remarks by US Department of Commerce Senior Leadership

  • David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Pat Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce and Director for Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Matt Erskine, Acting Assistant Secretary for Economic Development (EDA)

10:55 a.m.

Discussion of OIE Follow up to NACIE letter

  • Nish Acharya, Director, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

11:15 a.m.

Remarks + Q&A by U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Dr. Rebecca Blank

12:00 p.m.