Congressional Visits Day
March 3-4, 2004
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Updated information on CVD 2004 will be posted as it is developed.
To learn more about Congressional Visits Day 2003, visit the 2003
CVD home page.
Leave Behind Flyer (PDF)
Background Document for
Participants (PDF - subject to update/correction)
State Briefing Sheets, provided
Press Releases, etc.
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What is Congressional Visits Day (CVD)?
The CVD is a two-day annual event that brings scientists, engineers, researchers,
educators, and technology executives to Washington to raise visibility
and support for science, engineering, and technology. Uniquely multi-sector
and multi-disciplinary, the CVD is coordinated by coalitions of companies,
professional societies and educational institutions and it is open to all
people who believe that science and technology comprise the cornerstone
of our Nation's future.
.. . to underscore the long-term importance of science, engineering, and
technology to the Nation through meetings with congressional decisionmakers.
.. . . members of the Science-Engineering-Technology Work Group and other colleagues
in the science and technology enterprise.
- The Science-Engineering-Technology Work Group
is an information network comprising professional, scientific, and engineering
societies, higher education associations, institutions of higher learning,
and trade associations. The Work Group is concerned about the future vitality
of the U.S. science, mathematics, and engineering enterprise. Contacts: Debbie
Rudolph (Phone 202-530-8332, Fax 202-785-0835, E-Mail email@example.com)
and Kevin Marvel (Phone 202-328-2010, Fax 202-235-2560, E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
The George E. Brown, Jr. Award for Science-Engineering-Technology
- Awarded annually by the SETWG to individuals who have met the following
1. Active leadership in the determination of SET policy;
2. Strong public advocacy in support of a role for the federal government
3. Specific actions taken to advance SET public policy
- Past recipients
Posted: October 16, 2002; Last Updated: December 30, 2003.
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