The Challenge of Science and Technology to European Society
The first working sitting of the conference was under the chairmanship of Klaus Richter, chairman of the committee on science and technology of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly. The rapporteurs were Dr Alexander King and Professor Umberto Colombo. Formerly with OECD as director-general for scientific affairs, Dr King is chairman of the International Federation of Institutes for Advanced Study and a member of the executive committee of the Club of Rome. Professor Colombo is director of corporate research and strategic planning with Montedison SpA, Milan; at the time of the conference he was also chairman of the committee for scientific and technological policy of OECD. The discussion leader was the French parliamentarian André Boulloche, former minister of education, currently member of the steering committee of the French Socialist party.
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