Five Years of the America COMPETES Act: Progress, Challenges, and Next Steps

September 19, 2012

253 Russell Senate Office Building

SCom: InnovationWASHINGTON, D.C.--The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing on “Five Years of the America COMPETES Act: Progress, Challenges, and Next Steps.” This hearing will examine implementation of the COMPETES Act and challenges in maintaining the United States’ leadership in innovation and technology. 

Please note the hearing will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website.  Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to automatically begin streaming the webcast.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • The Honorable John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    Chairman
    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Norman R. Augustine

    Retired Chairman and CEO
    Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • The Honorable Carl E. Wieman

    Distinguished Professor of Physics, Presidential Teaching Scholar, and Director of the Science Education Initiative, University of Colorado Boulder
    Professor of Physics and Director of the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative, University of British Columbia; Nobel Laureate in Physics
    Wieman Testimony (99.75 KB)
  • Dr. Jeffrey L. Furman

    Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation, Boston University
    Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
    Furman Testimony (742.07 KB)
  • Dr. Peter Lee

    Corporate Vice President
    Microsoft Research Redmond
    Lee Testimony (375.80 KB)
  • Mr. John Winn

    Chief Program Officer
    National Math and Science Initiative
    Winn Testimony (265.22 KB)