About the keynote speaker
Kei Koizumi is a Visiting Scholar in Science Policy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He joined AAAS in February 2017 after 8 years as Assistant Director for Federal Research and Development and Senior Advisor for the National Science and Technology Council at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).STP engagement on the U.S. Federal R&D budgets, appropriations, and policies and for S&T policy coordination through the National Science and Technology Council. He received his M.A. from the Center for International Science, Technology, and Public Policy program at the George Washington University (where he is currently an instructor), and received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Boston University.