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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 110th CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Women in Academic Science and Engineering
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Research and Science Education - Summary
Witnesses: Dr. Kathie L. Olsen, Deputy Director, NSF; Dr. Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami; Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Dr. Myron Campbell, Chair of Physics, University of Michigan; Dr. Gretchen Ritter, Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin
OLPA Staff Contact: Teresa Davies


Date: Monday, October 2, 2007
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Nanotechnology Education
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. David Ucko, Deputy Division Director, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, June 28, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: Oversight Hearing on the FY 2008 Budget for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Committee: Senate Commerce Science and Transportation; Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard


Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: SBIR and STTR--How are the Programs Managed Today?
Committee: House Committee on Science - Summary
Witnesses: Dr. Kesh S. Narayanan, NSF


Date: Friday, June 22, 2007
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Hearing: Markup -- FY 2008 Appropriations
Committee: House Appropriations Committee
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The Role of Community Colleges and Industry in Meeting the Demand for Skilled Production Workers and Technicians in the 21st Century Economy
Committee: House Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Research and Science Education


Date: Monday, June 11, 2007
Location: 2358 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Markup -- FY 2008 Appropriations
Committee: House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Federal STEM Education Programs
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research & Science Education - Summary
Witnesses: Dr. Cora Marrett, Assistant Director, EHR; Dr. Joyce Winterton, NASA; Dr. Bruce Fuchs, NIH; Mr. William Valdez, DOE
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research & Science Education
Witnesses: Ms. Linda Froschauer, President, National Science Teachers Association; Mr. Michael Lach, Director of Mathematics and Science, Chicago Public Schools; Dr. George D. Nelson, Director, Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education, Western Washington University; Mr. Van Reiner, President, Maryland Science Center; Dr. Iris Weiss, President, Horizon Research, Inc.
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date:Thursday, April 19, 2007
Time: 2:51 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Markup
Committee: Subcommittee on Research & Science Education
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, April 19, 2007
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: U.S. Competitiveness through Basic Research
Committee: Senate Subcommittee on Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; OSTP; NIST
OLPA Staff Contact:Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Time: 10:30am
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NSF's FY '08 Budget Request
Committee: House Science and Technology Committee
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Dr. Steven C. Beering, Chairman, National Science Board, President Emeritus, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Thursday, March 8, 2007
Time: 10:00am
Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY '08 Budget
Committee: Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Thursday, March 1, 2007
Time: 10:00am to 12:00 Noon/2:00pm to 4:00pm (if necessary)
Location: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY '08 Budget
Committee: House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner

See also: NSF & Congress Archive.