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Hearings - Testimony and Summaries

NSF HEARINGS - 114th CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Hearing on SBIR / STTR Reauthorization: A Review of Technology Transfer
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/research-and-technology-subcommittee-hearing-sbir-sstr-reauthorization-review
Committee: House Committee on Science, Space & Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. Pramod Khargonekar, Assistant Director for Directorate of Engineering, National Science Foundation; Dr. Michael Lauer, Deputy Director of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health; Dr. Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs, Office of Science, Department of Energy; Ms. Jilda D. Garton, Vice President for Research and General Manager, Georgia Tech Research Corporation
OLPA Staff Contact: Eric Hammond


Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 253 Senate Russell Office Building
Hearing: Hearing on "Leveraging the U.S. Science and Technology Enterprise"
Webcast: http://www.commerce.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2016/5/leveraging-the-u-s-science-and-technology-enterprise
Committee: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Witnesses: Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Vice Chair, National Science Board; Dr. Jeannette Wing, Corporate Vice President for Research, Microsoft; Dr. Robert D. Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Dr. David Munson, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
OLPA Staff Contact: Julia Jester


Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing: Markup of the Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017 and the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Webcast: (Audio-only)
Committee: Senate Appropriations Committee
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Hearing: Markup of the Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Webcast: (Audio-only)
Committee: Senate Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies Subcommittee
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: An Overview of the Budget Proposal for the National Science Foundation for Fiscal year 2017
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-research-and-technology-hearing-overview-budget-proposal-0
Committee: House Committee on Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Witnesses: The Honorable France A. Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation; Dr. Dan E. Arvizu, Chairman, National Science Board
OLPA Staff Contact: Julia Jester


Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: H-309 Capitol
Hearing: Budget Hearing - National Science Foundation
Webcast:
http://appropriations.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=394450
Committee: House Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee
Witness: The Honorable France A. Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Tony Gibson


Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: 2360 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Commercializing on Innovation: Reauthorizing the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs
Committee: House Committee on Small Business
Witnesses: Mr. John Williams, Director, Innovation and Technology, Office of Investment and Innovation, United States Small Business Administration; Barry Johnson, Ph.D., Division Director, Industrial Innovation & Partnerships, National Science Foundation; Matthew Portnoy, Ph.D., Overall HHS SBIR/STTR Program Manager/ NIH Program Manager, National Institutes of Health; Mr. Robert Smith, Director, SBIR/STTR Programs, Office of Naval Research
OLPA Staff Contact: Eric Hammond


Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe: Gravitational Waves
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/full-committee-hearing-unlocking-secrets-universe-gravitational-waves
Committee: House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
Witnesses: Dr. Fleming Crim, Assistant Director, Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, NSF; Dr. David Reitze, Executive Director of LIGO, California Institute of Technology; Dr. Gabriela González, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University; and Dr. David Shoemaker, Director, LIGO Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
OLPA Staff Contact: Karen Pearce


Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing: A Review of Recommendations for NSF Project Management Reform
Webcast: https://science.house.gov/legislation/hearings/subcommittee-research-and-technology-and-subcommittee-oversight-hearing-review
Committee: House Committee on Science, Space and Technology's Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Oversight
Witnesses: Ms. Cynthia Heckmann, Project Director, National Academy of Public Administration; Dr. Richard Buckius, Chief Operating Officer, National Science Foundation; Ms. Allison Lerner, Inspector General, National Science Foundation
OLPA Staff Contact: Julia Jester

 

SEE ALSO: Hearings - Testimony and Summaries from the 114th Congress, First Session (2015).

See: NSF & Congress Archive for previous years.