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2020 CASE Agenda (Canceled)

2020 Workshop Location
The Wink Hotel - New Hampshire Ballroom
1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20037
Closest Metro Station: Foggy Bottom/GWU (Blue line) or Dupont Circle (Red line)

Sunday, March 29, 2020

5:00 PM Registration Opens
5:30 PM

Joanne Carney, Director, Office of Government Relations, AAAS

Introduction to U.S. Science and Technology Policy
Toby Smith, VP for Policy, Association of American Universities

6:50 PM Networking Reception (ends at 8:30 PM)

Monday, March 30, 2020

8:30 AM               Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome and Overview of Workshop Goals
9:30 AM
Meet with AAAS CEO
Sudip Parikh, Chief Executive Officer of AAAS
10:00 AM                        
Introduction to OSTP: Role and Impact to S&T Policy
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (invited)
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM
Federal Budget Process, Part I
Matt Hourihan, Program Director, AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program
12:45 PM Lunch
1:45 PM
Federal Budget Process, Part II
Matt Hourihan, Program Director, AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM
Congress: Its Structure and Processes
Judy Schneider, Specialist on Congress, Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service, library of Congress (invited)
5:00 PM End of Session, Dinner on your own


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Welcome Remarks
Member of Congress (TBD)
10:00 AM     
How Congressional Offices and Committees Operate (all staffers, invited)
Sara Barber, House Science, Space and Technology Committee Majority Staff
Sam Love, Office of Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)
Ariel Marshall, Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Sarah Rovito, Office of Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Samantha Warren, Office of Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL)
Jennifer Wickre, House Science, Space and Technology Committee Minority Staff  
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Federal Agency Perspectives (all panelists, invited)
Elizabeth Goldbaum, NASA
Lyric Jorgenson, National Institutes of Health
Karen Pearce, National Science Foundation
12:15 PM
1:45 PM
Communicating Science
Erin Heath, AAAS
2:30 PM
How to Have a Successful Hill Visit
Sean Gallagher, AAAS
4:00 PM


4:15 PM

4:45 PM 

Local and State Engagement Network

Preparing for your Hill Visits, Wrap up and Strategy Session


Wednesday, April 1, 2020

All Day
Congressional Visits
(Visits are optional, scheduled by sponsoring institution)
4:00 PM
Post Mortem Meet Up at Hawk N Dove (Optional)
All students are invited to meet for drinks at this popular Capitol Hill
watering hole to discuss how your Hill visits went. AAAS staff will be
available starting at 4:00 pm.
Location: 329 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003


View the full 2019 CASE Agenda