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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 110th CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Coast Guard Icebreakers
Committee: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritme Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF


Date: Monday, May 12, 2008
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Texarkana, TX (Field hearing)
Hearing: STEM Education Before Highs School: Shaping Our Future Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Leaders of Tomorrow by Inspiring our Children Today
Committee: House Subcommittee on Science and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. Cora Marrett, Assistant Director, EHR Directorate
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Thursday, May 8, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science & Engineering Act of 2008
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Lynda Carlson, Director, Division of Science Resource Statistics, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: Neysa Call


Date: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Role of the Social and Behavioral Sciences in National Security
Committee: House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities; House Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Mark Weiss, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: Neysa Call


Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Scientific Diplomacy
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. John Marburger, III, Director, OSTP; Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Dr. Nina Federoff, Science and Technology Adviser, U.S. Department of State
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Thursday, March 13, 2008 -- CANCELLED
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY '09 Budget
Committee: Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; NOAA
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: The FY 2009 Budget Proposal to Support U.S. Basic Research
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation's Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation
Witnesses: Dr. John Marburger, III, Director, OSTP; Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Dr. James M. Turner, Acting Director, NIST
OLPA Staff Contact: Teresa Davies


Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: H-310 U.S. Capitol
Hearing: NSF FY 2009 Budget
Committee: House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, National Science Foundation; Dr. Steven Beering, Chairman, National Science Board
OLPA Staff Contact: Teresa Davies


Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: NSF FY 2009 Budget
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Director, National Science Foundation; Dr. Steven Beering, Chairman, National Science Board
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson

See also: Calendar of 2007 Hearings and NSF & Congress Archive.