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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 111th CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The Science of Science and Innovation Policy
Webcast: TBD
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Research & Science Education
Witnesses: Panel I: Dr. Julia Lane, Program Director, Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP), NSF; Dr. Daniel Sarewitz, Co-Director Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, Arizona State University ; Dr. Fiona Murray, Associate Professor, Management of Technological Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Dr. Albert H. Teich, Director of Science & Policy Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: From the Lab Bench to the Marketplace: Improving Technology Transfer
Webcast: TBD
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology; Subcommittee on Research & Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Thomas W. Peterson, Assistant Director, Directorate for Engineering, NSF; Ms. Lesa Mitchell, Vice President of Advancing Innovation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; Mr. Wayne Watkins, Associate Vice President for Research, Office of Technology Transfer, University of Akron; Mr. Keith L. Crandell, Co-Founder and Managing Director, ARCH Venture Partners
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: H.R. 5116, The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010
Webcast: TBD
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Markup: America COMPETES Act: NSF
Webcast: http://science.house.gov/publications/hearings_markups_details.aspx?NewsID=2791
Committee: House Subcommittee on Research & Science Education
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: H-309 Capitol
Hearing: NSF FY 2011 Budget
Committee: House Committee on Appropriations; Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing: Advancing American Innovation and Competitiveness
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Other Witnesses TBD
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: The National Science Foundation's FY 2011 Budget Request
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Director, NSF; Dr. Steven Beering, Chairman, NSB
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Strengthening Undergraduate and Graduate STEM Education
Committee: House Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Research and Science Education
Witnesses: Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Acting Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, NSF; Dr. Noah Finkelstein, Associate Professor of Physics Education Research, University of Colorado, Boulder; Dr. Karen Klomparens, Associate Provost and Dean for Graduate Education, Michigan State University; Dr. Robert Mathieu, Director and Principle Investigator, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL), Professor of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Mr. Rick Stephens, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Administration, The Boeing Company, Chair of Aerospace Industries Association Workforce Steering Committee
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce

See also: 111th Congress, First Session Hearings and NSF & Congress Archive.