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2009 Geosciences Congressional Visits Day

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Geosciences Congressional Visits Day Briefing

AGU Headquarters
2000 Florida Ave, NW
15 September 2009 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Geosciences Congressional Visits Day

Capitol Hill
16 September 2009 9:00 – 5:00 pm

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Briefing Day Agenda

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Tuesday, September 15th

12:00

Welcome and Introduction

Elizabeth Landau

12:25

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

Linda Rowan

12:40

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

Elizabeth Landau

1:00

Earth and Space Science Talking Points
Presentation

David Curtiss

1:20

Overview of Federal Budget and Appropriations Process
Presentation

Linda Rowan

1:45

Break

 

2:00

Panel Session with Federal Agency Representatives:

  • NOAA – Alan Leonardi, Deputy Director at NOAA Research Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, NOAA
    Presentation
  • NSF – Robin Reichlin, Program Director, Geosciences Directorate
    Presentation
  • USGS – Tim West, Congressional Liaison Officer, Office of Communications
    Presentation
  • DOE – Nick Woodward, Geosciences Research Program, Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science
    Presentation
 
2:50

 Q&A with Federal Agency Representatives

 

3:00

Break

 

3:15

Congressional Science Fellow Q&A session:

  • AGU – Josh Trapani, formerly Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
  • AMS – James Bradbury, formerly Office of Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA)

 

4:15

Review and Practice Talking Points

 

4:45

Social Hour

 

Wednesday, September 16th

 

Capitol Hill Visits

 

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