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Tentative CASE Agenda for 2019

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

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
6:45 PM
Former CASE Student and AAAS Fellow Introductions
6:50 PM
Networking Reception

Monday, March 25, 2019

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome and Overview of Workshop Goals
9:30 AM Meet with AAAS CEO
10:00 AM Introduction to OSTP: Role and Impact to S&T Policy
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM Federal Budget Process, Part I
12:45 PM Lunch
1:45 PM Federal Budget Process, Part II
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Congress: Its Structure and Processes
5:00 PM End of Session
6:00 PM Dinner


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

8:30 AM
Welcome Remarks
9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:30 AM
How Congressional Offices and Committees Operate  
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Federal Agency Perspectives
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Communicating Science
2:30 PM
How to Have a Successful Hill Visit
4:00 PM
Preparing for your Hill Visits and Breakout Sessions
5:00 PM
Wrap up and Strategy Session


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

All Day
Congressional Visits
(Visits are optional, scheduled by sponsoring institution)
4:00 PM
Post Mortem Meet Up at Tortilla Coast (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: Corner of 1st & D Streets SE at the Capitol South Metro Station
(Orange/Blue/Silver lines).