The Finale and Workshop

The George Washington University
Cloyd Heck Marvin Center | Continental Ballroom
800 21st Street, NW | Washington DC, 20037

ASU press release and White House press release

The Policy Challenge Finale (Program)
Monday, May 21, 2012

11:00-01:00 PM   Registration

01:00-04:30 PM   Finalists' Policy Proposal Presentations

05:30-07:00 PM   Awards Reception

Jonathan Koppell, PhD
Dean of the College of Public Programs
Arizona State University

Aneesh Chopra
Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer & Associate Director for Technology
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

Carmel Martin
Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation & Policy Development
U.S. Department of Education

Richard Kauffman
Senior Advisor to Secretary Chu
U.S. Department of Energy

Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


NSF Workshop (Program)
Participatory Challenge Platforms with a Public Intent

Critical Reflections and Future Practices
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

07:30-08:30 AM   Registration/Continental Breakfast

08:30-09:00 AM   Welcome Remarks

Jonathan Koppell, PhD
Dean of the College of Public Programs
Arizona State University

09:00-10:30 AM   Session 1: Obstacles, Opportunities, and Best Practices

10:30-12:00 PM   Session 2: Design Tensions in Platforms with a Public Intent

12:00-02:00 PM   Keynote Luncheon                       

Thomas Kalil
Deputy Director for Policy
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
Presentation on "Expanding Opportunities for Informed Participation"

Esteve Almirall, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems
Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas

02:00-03:30 PM   Session 3: Community of Problem Solvers and Hosts

03:30-05:00 PM   Session 4: The Future of Participatory Challenge Platforms