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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 112th CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011
Time: 11:00 A.M.
Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Protecting U.S. Sovereignty: Coast Guard Operations in the Arctic
Committee: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Kelly Falkner, Deputy Director, Office of Polar Programs, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Time: 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The Merit Review Process: Ensuring Limited Federal Resources are Invested in the Best Science
Webcast: TBD
Committee: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology; Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Cora Marrett, Deputy Director, NSF: Dr. Keith R. Yamamoto, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of California San Francisco; Dr. Nancy B. Jackson, President, American Chemical Society; Dr. Jorge Jose', Vice President for Research, Indiana University
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011
Time: 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Social, Behavioral and Economic Science Research: Oversight of the Need for Federal Investments and Priorities for Funding
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-research-and-science-education-hearing-social-behavioral-and
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Myron Gutmann, Assistant Director, Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences, NSF; Dr. Hillary Anger Elfenbein, Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis; Dr. Peter W. Wood, President, National Association of Scholars; Ms. Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Time: 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Protecting Information in the Digital Age: Federal Cyber Security Research and Development Efforts
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-technology-and-innovation-subcommittee-research-and-science
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education & Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation (Joint Hearing)
Witnesses: Dr. Farnam Jahanian, Assistant Director, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, NSF; Dr. George Strawn, Director, National Coordination Office, Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program; Ms. Cita Furlani, Director, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST.
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Friday, March 17, 2011
Time: 10:30 A.M.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: Investing in Federal R&D
Webcast: http://www.commerce.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/hearings?ID=932EC1F9-1494-4080-BD64-576DFC0B1DB9
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Subcommittee on Science and Space
Witnesses: Dr. John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science & Technology Policy; Dr. Subra Suresh, Director, NSF; Dr. Patrick D. Gallagher, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Dr. Waleed Abdalati, Chief Scientist, National Aeronautics & Space Administration
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Time: 10:00 A.M. 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: An Overview of the NSF FY 2012 Budget Proposal
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/full-committee-hearing-overview-fiscal-year-2012-budget-proposals-national
Committee: House Committee on Science, Technology, & Space
Witnesses: Panel 1: Dr. Subra Suresh, Director, NSF; Dr. Ray Bowen, Chairman, NSB; Panel 2: Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Location: H-309 Capitol
Hearing: NSF FY 2012 Budget
Webcast: No
Committee: House Committee on Appropriations; Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. Subra Suresh, Director, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson

See also: NSF & Congress Archive.