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Science, Technology, and Innovation Experts Open House

  • SVC-209, Capitol Visitor Center (map)

Science, Technology, and Innovation Experts Open House on Jan 31

Sending Office: Honorable Bill Foster
Sent By: Samantha.Warren@mail.house.gov

Dear Colleague,

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) will host a Science, Technology, and Innovation Experts Open House. This event will feature CRS analysts who will be available to discuss science, technology, and innovation policy issues of interest in the 116th Congress in an informal, meet-and-greet setting. CRS experts provide comprehensive research and policy analysis to assist congressional offices in pursuing their legislative agendas. New staff and senior policy advisors alike can benefit from the authoritative, objective, and confidential services CRS provides.

As co-chairs of the Congressional National Labs Caucus, we want to make sure that you and your staff are aware of this important event. Please see the invitation below for more information.


Ben Ray Lujan               Chuck Fleischmann           Bill Foster                        Lee Zeldin
Member of Congress     Member of Congress         Member of Congress        Member of Congress


CRS Science, Technology, and Innovation Experts Open House
Congressional Research Service Analysts

Thursday, January 31, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Click to RSVP

Room SVC-209/08
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

New to the Hill or a senior policy staffer? CRS can assist you in such tasks as identifying and clarifying policy options; analyzing the implications of proposed policies; and assessing policy, procedural and oversight options. CRS experts provide comprehensive research and analysis through a range of products and services covering legislative and oversight issues of interest to Congress.

To assist the 116th Congress in its science, technology, and innovation policy work, this event will connect congressional staff with CRS experts in an informal meet-and-greet setting. Staff are welcome to stop by any time during the event. Recent reports and a list of CRS experts will be available. Issue areas CRS experts will be prepared to discuss include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial intelligence; advanced gene editing; quantum information science; biomedical R&D; autonomous vehicles; commercial space; cybersecurity; earth science technology and R&D; energy R&D; water R&D; global climate change; homeland security and defense R&D; Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs; technology transfer and commercialization; patent law; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce

  • Agencies engaged in science and technology research and development (including the National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Geological Survey)

For more information or if interpreting services (American Sign Language, Contact Signing, Oral and/or Tactile) or ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accommodations are needed, call/email the CRS Congressional Programs and Communications Office at 202-707-7904 or seminars@crs.loc.gov at least three days before the program.