One Year Later: The American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

January 30, 2018

.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will convene a hearing titled, “One Year Later: The American Innovation and Competitiveness Act,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. The hearing will examine the implementation of science and technology policy and program updates enacted under the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, and will specifically evaluate progress made by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to implement the act.  

Witnesses:

  • Dr. France Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation
  • Dr. Walter Copan, Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce; Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
2:30 p.m.

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson

Opening Remarks

  • Chairman John Thune

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. Walter Copan

    Under Secretary of Commerce
    for Standards and Technology and Director National Institute of Standards and Technology United States Department of Commerce
  • Dr. France Córdova

    Director
    National Science Foundation