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2008 Geosciences Congressional Visits Day

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Geosciences Congressional Visits Day Briefing

AGU Headquarters
2000 Florida Ave, NW
9 September 2008 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Geosciences Congressional Visits Day

Capitol Hill
10 September 2008 9:00 – 5:00 pm

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Briefing Day Agenda

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Tuesday, September 9th

12:00

Welcome and Introduction

Fred Spilhaus

12:15


Overview of GEO-CVD – Review packet materials, general questions
Presentation

Linda Rowan and Marcy Gallo

12:30


How to Conduct a Visit - Basic Dos and Don'ts
Presentation

Elizabeth Landau

12:55


Overview of Federal Budget and Appropriations Process
Presentation

Craig Schiffries

1:20

Earth and Space Science Talking Points
Presentation

David Curtiss

1:30


AGI Transition Document Overview
Presentation

Linda Rowan

1:45

Break

 

2:00

Panel Session with Federal Agency Representatives

      • NOAA – Steven Gallagher, Director of Budget Office
        Presentation
      • NASA – Michael Freilich, Director of Earth Science Division
        Presentation
      • NSF – Robin Reichlin,  Program Director EAR
        Presentation
      • USGS – Tim West, Congressional Liaison Officer, Office of Communications
      • DOE Office of Science – David Thomassen, Chief Scientist, Office of Biological and Environmental Research

 
2:50

 Q&A with Federal Agency Representatives

 

3:00

Break

 

3:15

Congressional Science Fellow Q&A session

  • AGU – Alex Apostos, Office of Senator Jon Tester (D-MT)
  • GSA – Maria Honeycutt, Office of Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)
  • SSSA – Ben Gutman, Office of Doris Matsui (D-CA)

 

4:15

Review and Practice Talking Points

 

4:45

Social Hour

 

Wednesday, September 10th

 

Capitol Hill Visits

 

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