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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 109th CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2005
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2360 Rayburn Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The Small Business Innovation Research Program: Opening Doors to New Technology
Committee: House Committee on Small Business's Subcommittee on Workforce, Empowerment and Government Programs
Witnesses: Joseph E. Hennessey, Senior Advisor, NSF Directorate for Engineering
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2005
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: The Scientific Research Conducted by Civilian Agencies to Support the Nation's Homeland Security Mission
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Subcommittee on Disaster Prediction and Prevention
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Dr. Hratch G. Semerjian, Acting Director, NIST; Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.) Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Friday, March 11, 2005
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY 2006 Budget Request
Committee: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2005
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY 2006 Budget Request
Committee: House Committee on Science Research Subcommittee
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; with Dr. Mark Wrighton, member of the National Science Board, and Dr. Christine C. Boesz, NSF Inspector General.
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Thursday, February 17, 2005
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY 2006 Budget Request - Hearing Summary
Committee: Senate Subcommittee on VA, HUD and Independent Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. John H. Marburger, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy; Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Dr. Warren M. Washington, Chair, National Science Board
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building (WEBCAST)
Hearing: An Overview of the Federal R&D Budget for Fiscal Year 2006 - Hearing Summary
Committee: House Committee on Science
Witnesses: The Honorable John Marburger III, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; The Honorable Samuel Bodman, Secretary of Energy; The Honorable Arden Bement, Director, National Science Foundation; The Honorable Charles McQueary, Undersecretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security and The Honorable Theodore Kassinger, Deputy Secretary of Commerce
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner


Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2005
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: U.S. Tsunami Warning System
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: David Stonner

See also: NSF & Congress Archive.