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Calendar of Previous NSF Congressional Hearings in 2004
-- as of August 16, 2004 --

Date:   Tuesday, July 21, 2004
Time:   10:00 a.m.
Location:   2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:   Cybersecurity Education - Meeting the Needs of Technology Workers and Employers
Committee:   House Committee on Science
Witness:   Mr. Chet Hosmer, WetStone Technologies, Inc.; Mr. John Baker, Johns Hopkins University; Mr. Erich Spengler, Moraine Valley Community College; Second Lieutenant David Aparicio, Air Force Research Laboratory; Ms. Syndey Rogers, Nashville State Community College
OLPA Staff Contact:   Anthony Gibson

Date:   Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Time:   10:00 a.m.
Location:   1324 Longworth House Office Building
Hearing:   Ocean Observing Systems in the United States
Hearing Summary
Committee:   House Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans
NSF Witness:   Margaret Leinen, Assistant Director of Geosciences
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:   Wednesday, July 7, 2004
Time:   2:00 p.m.
Location:   2154 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  Defining Federal Information Technology Research and Development: Who? Where? What? Why? and How Much?
Hearing Summary
Committee:  House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Census
Witnesses:  
Panel I: Dr. John Marburger, Office of Science and Technology Policy Director, Executive Office of the President; Dr. Peter Freeman, Interagency Working Group Co-Chair and Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate Assistant Director, National Science Foundation; Dr. Hratch Semerjian, National Institute of Standards and Technology Acting Director; Dr Raymond Orbach, Office of Science Director, U.S. Department of Energy
Panel II: Dr. Donna Fossum, RaDiUS Project Manager, RAND Corporation; Dr. Edward Lazowska, President's Information Technology Advisory Committee Co-Chair and Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of Washington; Dr. William Scherlis, Principal Research Assistant, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon and Member, CMU's International Software Research Institute
OLPA Staff Contact:   Anthony Gibson

Date:   Thursday, June 24, 2004
Time:   2:30 p.m.
Location:   253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing:  National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2003 (H.R. 2608)
Committee:  Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation
Witnesses:  Galip Ulsoy; Director, Division of Civil and Mechanical Systems
OLPA Staff Contact:   Anthony Gibson

Date:  Thursday, May 13, 2004
Time:  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location:  2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  The High-Performance Computing Revitalization Act of 2004
Hearing Summary
Committee:  House Science Committee
Witnesses:  Dr. John H. Marburger, III, Director, OSTP; Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Vice President for Technology and Strategy for IBM Corporation; Dr. Rick Stevens, Director, Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory; Dr. Daniel Reed, William R. Kenan, Jr. Eminent Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
OLPA Staff Contact:   Neysa Call

Date:  Wednesday, April 7, 2004
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Location:  253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing:  Near-Earth Objects
Committee:  Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space
Witnesses:   Panel I - Dr. Wayne Van Citters, Division Director, Astronomical Sciences, NSF; Dr. Lindley Johnson, Near Earth Object Observatory Program, NASA; Panel II - Non-government witnesses
OLPA Staff Contact:   Tony Gibson

Date:  Tuesday, April 6, 2004 -- Hearing Postponed
Time:  9:30 a.m.
Location:  253 Russell Senate Office Building
Hearing:  U.S. Competitiveness in Innovation
Committee:  Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Witnesses:  TBD
OLPA Staff Contact:   Tony Gibson

Date:  Thursday, April 1, 2004
Time:  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:  2358 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  NSF's '05 Budget Request
Hearing Summary
Committee:  Subcommittee on VA/HUD & Independent Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives
Witnesses:  Dr. Arden Bement, Acting Director, NSF; Dr. Warren Washington, Chairman, NSB
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:  Tuesday, March 30, 2004
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  TBD
Hearing:  Congressional Partners in Education Gold Medal
Committee:  House Science Committee, Subcommittee on Research
Witnesses:   Dr. Judith Ramaley, AD/EHR
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:  Thursday, March 25, 2004 -- Hearing Canceled
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  Homeland Security-Related Research and Development Across Federal Agencies
Committee:  House Science Committee and Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Science, and Research & Development of the Select Committee on Homeland Security
Witnesses:  Dr. Arden Bement, Jr., Acting Director, NSF; Additional witnesses TBD
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:  Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Time:  2:00 p.m.
Location:  2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program
Committee:  House Science Committee
Witnesses:  Dr. John Brighton, NSF Assistant Director for Engineering
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:  Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Location:  2154 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  "Electronic Government: A Progress Report on the Successes and Challenges of Government-wide Information Technology Solutions."
Committee:  House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee On Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations And The Census
Witnesses:  
• Ms. Karen S. Evans
Administrator of E-Government and Information Technology
Office of Management and Budget
•Mr. Martin Wagner
Associate Administrator
Office of Government-wide Policy
U.S. General Services Administration
•Ms. Linda Koontz
Director, Information Management
U.S. General Accounting Office
Panel II
• Mr. Norman Enger
Director, E-Government (E-Payroll)
Office of Personnel Management
•Ms. Kim Nelson
Chief Information Officer (E-Rulemaking Initiative)
Environmental Protection Agency
•Dr. George Strawn
Chief Information Officer
National Science Foundation
•Ms. M.J. Jameson
Associate Administrator (USA Services)
Office of Citizen Services and Communication,
U.S. General Services Administration
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:  Wednesday, March 18, 2004
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  The 2003 Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching: A Lesson Plan for Success
Committee:  House Science Committee
Witnesses:   Jonathan Roland, Baltimore, MD; Gail Bromiley McGee, Houston, TX; Jason Cushner, Estes Park, CO; Wendy Ehnert, Fairbanks, AK
OLPA Staff Contact:   Sheila Macklin

Date:  Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  The Green Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2004
Committee:  Committee on Science, House of Representatives
Witnesses:   Dr. Arden Bement, Acting Director, National Science Foundation
Dr. Paul Gilman, Assistant Administrator for Research and Dvelopment, Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Berkeley Cue, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pfizer Global Research and Development
Mr. Steven Bradfield, Vice President of Environment Development, Shaw Industries, Inc.
Dr. Edward Woodhouse, Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Science & Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner

Date:  Thursday, February 26, 2004
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 192
Hearing:  OSTP and NSF's '05 Budget Request
Hearing Summary
Committee:  Subcommittee on VA, HUD & Independent Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, US Senate
Witnesses:  Dr. John Marburger, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy; Dr. Arden Bement, Acting Director, NSF; Dr. Warren Washington, Chairman, NSB
OLPA Staff Contact:   Anthony Gibson

Date:  Wednesday, February 11, 2004
Time:  11:00 a.m.
Location:  2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Hearing:  FY05 R&D Budget
Committee:  House Science Committee
Witnesses:  Dr. John H. Marburger III, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy; Dr. Rita R. Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation; Dr. Charles E. McQueary, Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security Mr. Phillip J. Bond, Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology, Department of Commerce; Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, Director, Office of Science, Department of Energy
OLPA Staff Contact:   David Stonner



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