Congressional Visits Day
March 28-29, 2006
Science, Engineering and Technology: Fueling America's Innovation.
ITEMS FROM 2006 CVD:
Speaker Presentations: Buckius Jeffrey Bonvillian Wladawsky-Berger
Comparison of House Legislation
Comparison of Senate Legislation
AASTRA provided Leave Behind Sheet
State STEM Education Briefing Sheets
State R&D Briefing Sheets
Participant Briefing Document
CVD Logo (in RTF format)
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 Working Group and other colleagues
in the science and technology enterprise.
- The Science-Engineering-Technology Working Group
is an information network comprising professional, scientific, and engineering
societies, higher education associations, institutions of higher learning,
and trade associations. The Working 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 firstname.lastname@example.org)
and Kevin Marvel (Phone 202-382-2010x113, Fax 202-234-2560, E-Mail email@example.com ).
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
Congressman Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) receives the George E. Brown, Jr. Public Service Award from IEEE-USA President Gerry Alphonse at the 10th annual Science, Engineering and Technology Congressional Visits Day reception.
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Information on past Congressional Visits Days:
2005 | 2004 |
2003 | 2002
| 2001 | 2000
| 1999 | 1998
Last Updated September 20, 2005.
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