Day One Project

Federation of American Scientists

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Video from the Day One Project's Launch Event

Find below a recording from each session at our kick-off event at the National Academies. Full event details and agenda are available here.  



Dan Correa, Director, Day One Project



Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences


Science, Technology, and Innovation for Today’s Challenges: The Role of the Day One Project

John Holdren, Co-Chair, Day One Project and Professor, Harvard University


Fireside Chat: Launching the Day One Project

John Holdren, Co-Chair, Day One Project and Professor, Harvard University

Dan Correa, Director, Day One Project

Fireside Chat: Eliminating the Organ Transplant Waitlist

Alex Azar, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Laura Arnold, Co-Chair, Arnold Ventures

Fireside Chat: Congressional S&T Expertise

Tim Persons, Chief Scientist and Managing Director for the Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office  

Cat Zakrzewski, Technology Policy Reporter, Washington Post

Fireside Chat: Perspectives on Innovation 

Zach Graves, Head of Policy, Lincoln Network 

Kumar Garg, Senior Director, Schmidt Futures

Policy Pitch: Reforming Wireless Spectrum Policy

Ruth Milkman, Partner, Quadra Partners

Fireside Chat: Frontiers of Bio Innovation

Eric Lander, President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Mahlet Mesfin, Visiting Scholar, Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement

Policy Pitch: DARPA for Health

Michael Stebbins, President, Science Advisors

Fireside Chat: Future of Science Policy

Sudip Parikh, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Cristin Dorgelo, President and CEO, Association of Science and Technology Centers

Fireside Chat: Data for Climate Policy

Lori Garver, CEO, Earthrise Alliance

Ali Nouri, President, Federation of American Scientists

Fireside Chat: Building a More Inclusive Tech Sector

Ruthe Farmer, Chief Evangelist, CSforALL

Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President and CEO,

Policy Pitch: Establishing a National Manufacturing Foundation

Sridhar Kota, Executive Director, MForesight

Policy Pitch: Closing Critical Gaps from Lab to Commercialization

Phil Weilerstein, CEO, VentureWell

Fireside Chat: State of Innovation & Progress Studies

Tom Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer, Schmidt Futures 

Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics, George Mason University and Chairman and Faculty Director, Mercatus Center

See here for a transcript of this conversation.

Closing Remarks

Dan Correa, Director, Day One Project