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As 2014 was coming to an end, Congress and the Administration came to an agreement for the FY 2015 federal budget. The budgets for federal science and technology agencies and programs will remain essentially unchanged after accounting for inflation. This AWIS Webinar will provide an overview of the federal budget development process, a review of the FY2015 R&D budget, and insights about the soon to be released FY 2016 budget proposal from President Obama.

1/28/2015
When: 1/28/2015
12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
Presenter: Matt Hourihan, Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program, AAAS
Contact: Ric Weibl
703-894-4490


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As 2014 was coming to an end, Congress and the Administration came to an agreement for the FY 2015 federal budget. The budgets for federal science and technology agencies and programs will remain essentially unchanged after accounting for inflation. This AWIS webinar will provide an overview of the federal budget development process, a review of the FY2015 R&D budget, and insights about the soon to be released FY 2016 budget proposal from President Obama.

You will walk away from this webinar with

  • A deeper understanding the federal R&D budget development and approval processes
  • Fresh details on the 2015 R&D budget approved by Congress and the President at the close of 2014.
  • Insider insights into possible insights into the FY 2016 Budget proposal to be delivered by the President in February.

 

About the Presenter


 

Matthew Hourihan joined AAAS as director of the R&D Budget and Policy Program in December 2011. Prior to joining AAAS, he served as a clean energy policy analyst at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF). While at ITIF, he tracked federal energy R&D investments and innovation activities, and authored several white papers and policy briefs exploring the role of innovation in solving the nation's energy and climate challenges. Previously, he served as Jan Schori Fellow at the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, a coalition of energy firms and utilities working to engage policymakers for market-based solutions to sustainable energy development and climate change.

Matt earned a Master's degree in public policy with a focus on science and technology policy at George Mason University, and a B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College. Prior to graduate school, he spent five years working as a cause communications professional and as an award-winning journalist.

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