Cyber Physical Systems: Creating a Safer, Healthier, More Prosperous Future

The National Science Foundation cordially invites you to an open-house exhibit & luncheon briefing.

Thursday, July 9, 2009, 902 Hart Senate Office Building
11 – 12 Exhibits
12 - 1 PM Luncheon Briefing (please RSVP)
1 - 2 PM Exhibits

Smart Technology. Smarter World.

On Thursday, July 9, industry leaders and researchers and students from colleges and universities around the country will be on Capitol Hill to present demonstrations and posters highlighting the latest research and education on cyber-physical systems. The National Science Foundation's new Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) program will advance the research that is driving the next Information Technology revolution.

Intelligent, energy-efficient, earthquake-proof buildings. Physical infrastructure monitored and linked together through networks. Smart appliances interacting with intelligent power grids. Embedded medical devices and unobtrusive assistive technology for healthier living. These are just a few examples of the potential of cyber-physical systems.

Special Guests:

Senator Harry Reid | Senator John D. Rockefeller IV
Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr.

Director, National Science Foundation
Dr. Jeannette Wing

National Science Foundation
Mr. Don C. Winter
Vice President, Engineering & Information Technology, Boeing Phantom Works
Julian M. Goldman, MD
Medical Director of Partners HealthCare System Biomedical Engineering


Lunch and refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Coalition for National Science Funding, the Computing Research Association, the American Chemical Society's Science & the Congress Project, and the Association for Computing Machinery.


Please reserve your seat for lunch by emailing by Monday, July 6, 2009. Seating is limited; first come, first serve.