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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 115th CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: American Leadership in Quantum Technology
Webcast: TBD
Committee: Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Research and Technology of the House Committee on Science, Space & Technology
Witness: Panel 1: Dr. Carl J. Williams, acting director, Physical Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Dr. Jim Kurose, assistant director, Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate, National Science Foundation; Dr. John Stephen Binkley, acting director of science, U.S. Department of Energy
Panel 2: Dr. Scott Crowder, vice president and chief technology officer for quantum computing, IBM Systems Group; Dr. Christopher Monroe, distinguished university professor & Bice Zorn Professor, Department of Physics, University of Maryland; founder and chief scientist, IonQ, Inc.; Dr. Supratik Guha, director, Nanoscience and Technology Division, Argonne National Laboratory; professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
OLPA Staff Contact: Neil Canfield

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The Great American Eclipse: To Totality and Beyond
Webcast: TBD
Committee: Joint House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Space
Witness: Dr. James Ulvestad, Assistant Director (Acting), Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences, NSF; Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA; Dr. Heidi Hammel, Executive Vice President, AURA; Dr. Matthew Penn,, Astronomer, National Solar Observatory; Ms. Michelle Nichols-Yehling, Director of Public Observing, Adler Planetarium
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: H-309, The Capitol
Hearing: National Science Foundation Budget Hearing
Webcast: https://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=394876
Committee: House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee
Witness: Dr. France Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Examining the Overhead Cost of Research
Committee: Joint Research and Technology Subcommittee and Oversight Subcommittee of the House Science, Space & Technology Committee
Witnesses: Mr. Dale Bell, Division Director, Institution and Award Support, National Science Foundation; Mr. John Neumann, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Government Accountability Office; Mr. James Luther, Associate Vice President of Finance & Compliance Officer, Duke University; Chairman of the Board, Council on Governmental Relations; and Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus, Department of Economics, Ohio University; Director, Center for College Affordability and Productivity
OLPA Staff Contact: Neil Canfield

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: National Science Foundation Part II: Future Opportunities and Challenges for Science
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/research-and-technology-subcommittee-hearing-national-science-foundation-part
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Acting Chief Operating Officer, National Science Foundation; Dr. Maria Zuber, Chair, National Science Board; Dr. Jeffrey Spies, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Center for Open Science and Assistant Professor, University of Virginia; Dr. Keith Yamamoto, Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Francisco
OLPA Staff Contact: Neil Canfield

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: National Science Foundation Part I: Overview and Oversight
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/research-and-technology-subcommittee-hearing-national-science-foundation-part-1
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: France A. Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation; Allison Lerner, Inspector General, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 216 Senate Hart Office Building
Hearing: A Look Ahead: Inspector General Recommendtions for Improving Federal Agencies
Webcast: Live video will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov
Committee: Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
Witnesses: The Honorable Peggy E. Gustafson, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Commerce; the Honorable John Roth, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; the Honorable Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Transportation; Ms. Allison C. Lerner, Inspector General, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce

SEE ALSO: Hearings - Testimony and Summaries from the 114th Congress, Second Session (2016).