Congressional Visits Training Webinars

2019 Engineering Public Policy Symposium Presentations

Unleashing American Innovation - NIST, U.S. Manufacturing and Return on Investment
Walter G. Copan, Ph.D.

The FY 2020 Federal R&D Budget
Matt Hourihan


Overview

Title: ASME Congressional Visits Webinar – Fiscal Year 2020 R&D Budget Overview

Summary

This webinar will provide an overview of current federal research and development budget issues for ASME members registered to participate in the congressional visits portion of the 2019 Annual Engineering Public Policy Symposium. Presentation topics will include:

  • An overview of ASME’s public policy programs
  • Detailed information on fiscal year 2020 science and engineering budget and appropriation issues
  • Tips for conducting successful meetings with your elected representatives
  • Q&A Discussion Session

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Overview

Title: ASME Congressional Visits Training On-demand Webinar

Date: This presentation aired live Friday, January 25, 2019

Duration: 30 minutes

Summary

This webinar will provide an overview of how to conduct an in-person visit with your congressional delegation representatives for ASME members registered to participate in the congressional visits portion of the 2019 Annual Engineering Public Policy Symposium. Presentation topics will include: 

  • An overview of ASME’s public policy programs
  • Information on how to navigate Capitol Hill
  • Tips for conducting successful meetings with your elected representatives
  • Q&A Discussion Session

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Lester Su, Ph.D Chair, ASME Committee on Government Relations Stanford University

Lester Su, Ph.D., is a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University and the Chair of the ASME Committee on Government Relations. He was an ASME Congressional Fellow in 2000-2001 and has remained involved with ASME’s policy activities since that time. Lester’s technical interests are in energy systems, fluid mechanics, and combustion, while his policy interests center on federal research funding, STEM education, and workforce development issues.