The MS&T’11 Plenary Session is scheduled for Monday, October 17 at 8:30 a.m. to noon. “Grasping Excellence: Opportunities for Science and Engineering Research, Education and Workforce Development in the United States” will feature Subra Suresh, Director of the United States National Science Foundation, Carl E. Wieman, Associate Director for Science from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Jeffrey Wadsworth, President and Chief Executive Officer, Battelle Memorial Institute. A Q&A session with the audience will follow the presentations. Registration is now open, so sign up today.