Podcast (Audio only)

A panel of experts will focus on key aspects of the Start-Up Act with a special focus on the provisions designed to accelerate the commercialization of university research and the broadening of opportunities for temporary immigrants with post-graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to eventually quality for permanent residency visas.

Gene Irisari,  Director, Government Relations, Texas Instruments

Toby Smith, Vice President for Policy, Association of American Universities

Ruth E. Wasem, Domestic Policy Specialist, Congressional Research Service and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Moderator:

Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

 

This event will be held in B340 Rayburn House Office Building

Speakers

  • Kent Hughes

    Public Policy Fellow
  • Toby Smith

    Vice President for Policy, Association of American Universities
  • Gene Irisari

    Director, Government Relations, Texas Instruments
  • Ruth E. Wasem

    Domestic Policy Specialist, Congressional Research Service and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs