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Congressional Visits Day 2015 Sign-Up Form

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:01 -- joshua.shiode

Each year the AAS brings members to Washington, DC, for Congressional Visits Day (CVD). This event, organized by the Science-Engineering-Technology Working Group (SETWG), gathers scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, and technology executives in the nation’s capital to raise visibility and support for science, engineering, and technology. This year CVD will be held Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 March 2015, with both days requiring full-day commitments, about 8 am to 6 pm. Sign-ups are now closed. Thanks to all who volunteered!

Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy (CAPP)

Mon, 2014-10-13 10:36 -- joshua.shiode

History: Established as Committee on Astronomy and Public Policy; merged with Committee on Communications to become Committee on Public Policy (June, 1982, 160th Meeting); present name adopted at 161st Meeting, Jan. 1983; committee reactivated (165th Meeting).

Members: Appointed by the AAS President with the advice and consent of the Executive Committee. Council Liaisons appointed by President, with approval of the Council; they serve ex-Officio.