15 Jul

The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations and Universities in International Science and Technology Cooperation

The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations and Universities in International Science and Technology Cooperation

Date: July 15, 2008
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Hearing U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Science Education

Purpose 

The purpose of the hearing is to examine the role of U.S. non-governmental organizations and universities in international science and technology cooperation, in particular relative to the role of the Federal government.

Witnesses: 

Dr. Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Executive Publisher of the journal Science. 
Dr. Michael Clegg, in his capacity as Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Clegg is also Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine. 
Dr. William Wulf, in his capacity as a Member of the Board of Directors, Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF). Dr. Wulf is also AT&T Professor of Computer Science at the University of Virginia and immediate Past President of the National Academy of Engineering. 
Dr. James Calvin, Interim Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University. Dr. Calvin is also a Professor of Statistics at Texas A&M.

Link: http://science.house.gov/publications/hearings_markups_details.aspx?NewsID=2259

15 Jul 2008
10:00 am