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Previous Caucus Briefings: 2004-2012                             
Date/Time Topic Organization
4 April 2014
12:00 Noon-1:30 pm
"A Look at R&D in the FY 2015 Request" AAAS
14 May 2014
12:00 Noon-1:30 pm
EarthScope: A Decade of Discovery CNSF, EarthScope Nat'l Office, UNAVCO and IRIS
4 June 2014
12:00 Noon-1:30 p.m.
Beyond The Body: Biological Systems For Energy & Environmental Solutions Energy Sciences Coalition
Date/Time Topic Organization

23 Jan. 2013

12:00pm – 1:30pm

American Exceptionalism, American Decline?
Research, the Knowledge Economy, and the 21st Century Challenge


22 February 2013

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Presentation of a New MIT Report on Advanced Manufacturing MIT

25 February 2013

12:00pm – 1:30pm

New Nuclear Technology: Small Modular Reactors ASME & IEEE-USA

28 February 2013

12:00pm – 1:30pm

The 2013 Global R&D Funding Forecast Battelle
R&D Magazine
25 April 2013

Social Science Research on Disasters:
Communication, Resilience and Consequences

26 April 2013
R&D Budget in the FY 2014 Request AAAS
9 July 2013
12:00pm – 1:30pm
A Revolution in Prosthetics IEEE-USA
19 Sept. 2012
Demystifying the NSF Grant Review Process TFAI
20 Nov. 2013
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Enabling a More Resilient Electric Grid IEEE-USA & ASME
Date/Time Topic Organization
14 Nov. 2012
Impact of Sequestration to Federal R&D AAAS
12 Sep. 2012
Lighting the Way to American Prosperity: Congressional Briefing on National Academies Report “Optics and Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation” OSA, SPIE, APS and IEEE Photonics Society
29 Jun. 2012
The National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium (NDEMC): A Public-Private Partnership Supporting
Small Manufacturers and Creating Jobs
Council on Competitiveness
17 Apr. 2012
Next Generation Job Creation: Sensing Technologies for Manufacturing, Medicine and Environmental Safety SPIE
29 Mar.  2012

Small Business Innovation Research


27 Mar. 2012
Budget Battles:  Outlook for Federal Research and Development AAAS
28 Feb. 2012
New Energy Benchmark Report TFAI
O2 Feb. 2012
The 2012 Global R&D Funding Forecast


R&D Magazine

Date Topic Organization
17 Nov. 2011 Medical Imaging: R&D Saving Lives The Optical Society
15 Sept. 2011 The Cloud of Things — The Next Phase of Computing" IEEE-USA
8 Sept. 2011 Small Modular Reactors ASME, IEEE-USA, ASTM, ANS, NEI, HFES, SAE, AF, ASEE, APLU
3 March 2011 Energy Innovation and American Competitiveness OurEnergyPolicy.org
2 Feb. 2011 Building the Future Today: How Scientific Research Drives Economic Growth and National Security Task Force on American Innovation
Date Topic Organization


Date Topic Organization
8 July 2009 Computer Modeling Research and Development Computing Research Association


Date Topic Organization
July 2008 ? Coalition for National Security Research
June 2008 National Science Foundation Research ?
May 22, 2008 Technology Transfer Association of University Research Parks
April 24, 2008 Coal to Liquid United Engineering Foundation
April 3, 2008 Measuring Innovation ASME
March 13, 2008 FY09 R&D Budget Overview AAAS
Jan. 17, 2008 New Nuclear Technology IEEE-USA


Date Topic Organization
Nov, 2007 Sputnik Task Force on American Innovation
Oct. 4, 2007 Green Gasoline & Biofuels United Engineering Foundation
Sept. 6, 20007 Strengthening National Defense With Laser Technology Optical Society of America
July 24, 2007 Coal to Liquids Technology TBD
July 12, 2007 The Future of Biofuels:  An International Perspective ASME
June 7, 2007 The States' Role in a Technology Economy ASME
May 9, 2007 Harvesting Ocean Power: An International Perspective ASME
April 24, 2007 AAAS FY08 R&D Budget Briefing AAAS
April 17, 2007 The Role of Basic Research in Innovation, Economic Competitiveness and National Security APS
Feb. 13, 2007 Using Airborne Radar to Understand Our Changing Earth IEEE-USA


Date Topic Organization
Sept. 18, 2006 Chemical R&D Powers the U.S. Innovation Engine Council for Chemical Research (CCR) 
July 12, 2006 Science and Technology Policy in Japan and JST Activities Japan Science & Technology Institute
United Engineering Foundation

May 9, 2006 The Quantum Universe: The Revolution in 21st Century Particle Physics US Department of Energy Office of High Energy Physics
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
May 3, 2006 Bioceramics: Where Engineering and Health Sciences Meet to Repair the Human Body Federation of Materials Societies
April 6, 2006 Changes in Global Science, Engineering and Technology Competition: Findings from the National Science Board Report United Engineering Foundation
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
National Science Teachers Association
 Mar. 9, 2006 FY07 R&D Budget Request Kei Koizumi, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


Date Topic Organization
Nov. 2, 2005 Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century ASME International

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Oct., 6 2005 Optics and Photonics for Homeland Security Optical Society of America
Sept, 15 2005 Research and Development Tax Credit R&D Credit Coalition
July 26, 2005 Cybersecurity R&D Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
June 16, 2005 International Scientific Partnerships to Address Global Challenges:  A Congressional Success Story U.S. Civilian R&D Foundation (CRDF)
May 12,  2005 Nanomaterials: Making it Real by Materials Science and Engineering Federation of Materials Societies (FMS) and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society
April 5-6, 2005 Engineering R&D Symposium Various Engineering Organizations
April 5, 2005 Assessing the Capacity of the U.S. Engineering Research Enterprise American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)  
Mar. 10, 2005 FY06 R&D Budget Request Kei Koizumi, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Feb. 17, 2005 Findings of the Task Force on the Future of American Innovation Association of American Universities (AAU)
American Physical Society (APS)
Jan. 27, 2005 Technology for Fuels and Engines Federation of American Scientists


Date Topic Organization
Nov. 18, 2004 Shortening the "R to D" Continuum Dr. Barbara Scanlon, NASA, Rocket Scientist
Nov. 16, 2004 X-Prize and Zero G: Start of the Personal Spaceflight Revolution Dr. Peter Diamandis, President, Ansari X-Prize Foundation
Oct. 7, 2004 Harnessing Light for America: Optics & Photonics for Medicine and More Optical Society of America
(SPIE) International Society of Optical Engineering
Sept. 9, 2004

Role of Computing in Medicine

Federation of American Scientists
July 15, 2004 Point-Counterpoint
The R&D Workforce
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)  
June 17 2004 "Hydrogen Storage for Your Family Vehicle" Federation of Materials Societies (FMS)
May 20, 2004 The R&D Tax Credit R&D Tax Credit Coalition
Apr. 29, 2004 FY 2005 DoD R&D Plans Dr. Ron Sega, DoD, Deputy Director of Research & Engineering
Mar. 11, 2004 FY 2005 R&D Budget Kei Koizumi, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Feb. 12, 2004 The Digital Human Federation of American Scientists

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