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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 113th CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: A Review of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: Panel I: Dr. Pramod P. Khargonekar, Assistant Director, Directorate of Engineering, National Science Foundation; Dr. John R. Hayes, Jr., Director, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Dr. David Applegate, Associate Director for Natural Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey; Mr. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency; Panel 2: Dr. Julio A. Ramirez, Professor of Civil Engineering, NEES Chief Officer and NEEScomm Center Director, George E. Brown Jr., Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES), Purdue University; Dr. William U. Savage, Consulting Seismologist, William Savage Consulting, LLC; Mr. Jonathon Monken, Director and Homeland Security Advisor, Illinois Emergency Management Agency; Dr. Andrew S. Whittaker, Professor and Chair, Director MCEER; Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Webcast: Yes
OLPA Staff Contact: Julia Jester


Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Location: 2253 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic
Committee: House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Kelly Faulkner, Division Director, Office of Polar Programs, NSF; other witnesses.
Webcast: Yes
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Administrative Workload Reduction for Federally Funded Research
Committee: House Science, Space and Technology — Subcommittees on Oversight and Research Subcommittee Joint Hearing
Witnesses: Arthur Bienenstock, chairman, Task Force on Administrative Burden, National Science Board; Susan Wyatt Sedwick, chairwoman, Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP), and president, FDP Foundation; Gina Lee-Glauser, vice president for research, Office of Research, Syracuse University; Allison Lerner, inspector general, National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-oversight-and-subcommittee-research-and-technology-joint-hearing-0


Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 2:30 P.M.
Location: SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing: Driving Innovation through Federal Investments
Committee: Senate Committee on Appropriations
Witnesses: John P. Holdren, Ph.D., Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States; Ernest Moniz, Ph.D., Secretary, Department of Energy; Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health; France A. Córdova, Ph.D., Director, National Science Foundation; Arati Prabhakar, Ph.D., Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Department of Defense
Webcast: Links to video of opening statement and Q&A
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Location: H-309 U.S. Capitol
Hearing: National Science Foundation Budget Hearing
Committee: House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. Cora Marrett, Acting Director, NSF
Webcast: http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=373132
(The hearing begins just before 10:04 AM on the video)
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson
NOTE: Seating very limited, please contact T. Gibson, OLPA


Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Location: H-309 Capitol
Hearing: Oversight Hearing -- Federal Investments in Neuroscience Research
Committee: House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. John Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President; Dr. John C. Wingfield, Assistant Director, Mathematical & Physical Sciences Directorate, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson
NOTE: Seating very limited, please check with T. Gibson, OLPA

See also: Hearings - Testimony and Summaries from the 113th Congress, First Session (2013) and NSF & Congress Archive.