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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 114th CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NEON Warning Signs: Examining the Management of the National Ecological Observatory Network -- Summary
Committee: Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. James L. Olds, Assistant Director, Directorate for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation; Dr. James P. Collins, Chairman of the Board, National Ecological Observatory Network, Inc.
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, September 3, 2015
Time: 3:30 p.m. (CT)
Location: Dakota State University, Madison, S.D.
Hearing: U.S. Senate Cybersecurity Field Hearing -- Summary
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlJ_15Tez4A
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Josh Pauli, Professor of Cyber Security and NSF SFS CyberCorps Program Director, Dakota State University (DSU); Dr. Kevin Streff, Department Chair, Cyber Operations and Security, Dakota State University; Founder and Managing Partner, Secure Banking Solutions, LLC; Mr. Mark Shlanta, CEO, SDN Communications; Mr. Eric Pulse, Director of Risk Advisory Services, Eide Bailly; Mr. Jeremy Epstein, Lead Program Director, Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, National Science Foundation (NSF); Mr. Kevin Stine, Manager, Security Outreach and Integration Group, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
OLPA Staff Contact: Neil Canfield


Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Is NSF Properly Managing Its Rotating Staff?
Webcast: Find link at https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-oversight-and-subcommittee-research-and-technology-hearing-nsf
Committee: Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Witnesses: The Honorable Allison Lerner, Inspector General, National Science Foundation; Dr. Richard Buckius, Chief Operating Officer, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: H-309 of the U.S. Capitol
Hearing: Oversight Hearing - Federal Investments in Neuroscience and Neurotechnology -- Summary
Webcast: http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=394087
Committee: House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. Jo Handelsman, Associate Director for Science, Office of Science and Technology Policy; Dr. James Olds, Assistant Director for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation; Dr. Steven Hyman, Director, Stanley Center for Psychological Research Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
OLPA Staff Contact: Julia Jester


Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: H-309 of the U.S. Capitol
Hearing: Budget Hearing - National Science Foundation -- Summary
Webcast: http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=394039
Committee: House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. France Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Overview of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposals for the National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards and Technology -- Summary
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/update-hearing-begin-11am-subcommittee-research-and-technology-hearing-overview
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. France Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation; Dr. Daniel Arvizu, Chairman, National Science Board; Dr. Willie E. May, Acting Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NSF's Oversight of the NEON Project and other Major Research Facilities Developed Under Cooperative Agreements -- Summary
Committee: House Subcommittee on Oversight and the Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. Richard Buckius, Chief Operating Officer, National Science Foundation; Dr. James P. Collins, Chairman, National Ecological Observatory Network; Ms. Kate Manuel, Legislative Attorney, Congressional Research Service
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2015
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The Expanding Cyber Threat -- Summary
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-research-and-technology-hearing-expanding-cyber-threat
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. James Kurose, Assistant Director, Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate, National Science Foundation; Ms. Cheri McGuire, Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec Corporation; Dr. Charles H. Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Dr. Eric A. Fischer, Senior Specialist in Science and Technology, Congressional Research Service; Mr. Dean Garfield, President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council
OLPA Staff Contact: Neil Canfield

 

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