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Briefing Date:11/16/2004
Topic:Science and Technology in the National Interest: Ensuring the Best Presidential and Federal Advisory Committee Science and Technology Appointments

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy
Committee on Ensuring the Best Presidential and Federal Advisory Committee
Science and Technology Appointments

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, November 16, 2004
706 Hart Senate Office Bldg. -- 10:00 a.m.
2320 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 12:30 p.m.
508 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 2:00 p.m.
2246 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 3:00 p.m.
and
2304 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 4:00 p.m.

And

Wednesday, November 17, 2004
342 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 10:00 a.m.
and
1714 Longworth House Office Bldg. -- 4:00 p.m.

on

Science and Technology in the National Interest:
Ensuring the Best Presidential and Federal Advisory Committee
Science and Technology Appointments

This new National Academies’ report examines barriers to selecting the most-qualified candidates for science and technology presidential appointments; and assesses the overall process of appointing scientists, engineers, and health professionals to serve on federal advisory committees. The report recommends several ways to improve how such appointments are made.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on Nobember 17, 2004 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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