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2019 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 24, 2019

5:00 PM
Registration Opens
New Hampshire Ballroom
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
Jesús Alvelo
Danielle DaCrema
Mallory Ladd
Adria Schwarber
Drew Story
6:50 PM
Networking Reception
City Center Ballroom

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
Rush Holt, Chief Executive Officer of AAAS, former U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 12th district (1999-2015)
10:00 AM                        
Introduction to OSTP: Role and Impact to S&T Policy
Chloe Kontos, Executive Director, National Science and Technology Council
Ross Gillfillan, Director of Strategic Communications
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
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
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM
Congress: Its Structure and Processes
Judy Schneider, Specialist on Congress, Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service, library of Congress
5:00 PM End of Session
6:00 PM Dinner
Darlington House, 1610 20th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Broadening Participation in STEM
Shirley Malcom, Senior Advisor and Director of SEA Change at AAAS
9:30 AM
How Congressional Offices and Committees Operate
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)
Samantha Warren, Office of Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL)
Jennifer Wickre, House Science, Space and Technology Committee Minority Staff  
10:30 AM                         
11:00 AM
Federal Agency Perspectives
Elizabeth Goldbaum, NASA
Lyric Jorgenson, National Institutes of Health
Karen Pearce, National Science Foundation
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Communicating Science
Erin Heath, AAAS
2:30 PM
How to Have a Successful Hill Visit
Sean Gallagher, AAAS
4:00 PM
Preparing for your Hill Visits and Breakout Sessions
4:45 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).


View the full 2018 CASE Agenda