U.S. Mission, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, John Whitehead, European Communities, academicians, approaches, Secretary of State of the United States, Goldman Sachs and Co., economic progress, keynote speaker, J. William Middendorf II, senior partner, technological advance, Europe, Palais d'Egmont, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, Belgium, PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE NORTH ATLANTIC, Brussels, Daeid M. Abshi, Edward Streator, ATLANTIC COUNCIL, the Hilton Hotel, the United States and Japan, conference participants, managing technology, Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michael Moodie
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ON THE ATLANTIC
November 12, 1985
Dear Dr. L rberg :
It is a pleasure for me to invite you to
in a conference on a subject of key importance
to the West. The conference,
An Agenda for the
Future, I1 will be held in Brussels February 6-8, 1986.
We at the U.S.`Mission
to the North Atlantic
will co-sponsor the meeting with the chiefs
of three other U.S. missions -- Ambassador Geoffrey Swaebe
of the U.S. Embassy to Belgium, Ambassador Edward Streator
of the U.S. Mission to the Organization
and Ambassador J. William
II of the U.S. Mission to the European
They join me in extending this invitation
Our keynote speaker will be The Honorable
John Whitehead, Deputy Secretary of State
of the United
States and formerly a senior partner
As you well know, technological
for the economic progress
and for the
security of the West. But issues associated with high
have also been a source of disagreement
Dr. Joshua Lederberg
66th and York Avenue,New York, New York
We need to understand better the problems of high
how it can be introduced
and managed effectively
order to maximize its benefits,
and how to prevent differences
from becoming unduly divisive.
we need a
shared vision of the future and a common action agenda that can
be pursued vigorously
by all allies to our mutual benefit.
For this reason, it is our purpose with this conference
to bring together government leaders, parliamentarians,
labor leaders, scientists,
Europe, the United State
s and Japan to consider the approaches
and managing technology
that would produce
maximum benefit for us all.
A number of leading European and
U.S. think tanks will also be participating.
The site of the conference will be the Palais d'Egmont,
through the kindness of the Belgian Ministry
for conference participants
outside Brussels will be provided at the Hilton Hotel
conference will begin the afternoon of February 6 and will
close the afternoon of February 8.
I would appreciate
very much your kindness in returning
the enclosed reply card as soon as possible.
Should you have
questions concerning the conference,
Ms. Helen McKee or
Mr. Michael Moodie of my staff would be pleased to answer
them. The number in Brussels is (32) (2) 242-5280, and their
extension is 3236.
We very much hope you wi
able to join us.
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