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
Title: ASME Congressional Visits Training On-demand Webinar
Date: This presentation aired live Friday, January 25, 2019
Duration: 30 minutes
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
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.