Support Aviation Workforce Development Programs in FY2020

Please join us in a letter to the THUD appropriations subcommittee requesting full funding for two new grant programs created by the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 to help recruit and educate the next
generation of aerospace maintenance workers and pilots.

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FY20 Approps — Support Hacking for Defense, National Security Innovation Program

Please join us in supporting Hacking for Defense (H4D), a university course developed by U.S. military combat veterans and taught at universities around the country in which students apply cutting-edge research and problem-solving techniques to real-world
security problems provided by Defense and Intelligence Agencies. National security innovation and entrepreneurial education programs such as H4D are proven and effective tools for strengthening our national security innovation workforce, developing innovative
solutions to some of our most pressing national security challenges, and rapidly deploying new and vital capabilities to America’s warfighters.

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Support Aviation Workforce Development Programs in FY2020

Please join us in a letter to the THUD appropriations subcommittee requesting full funding for two new grant programs created by the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 to help recruit and educate the next
generation of aerospace maintenance workers and pilots.

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FY20 LHHS Approps – Study on University-Government-Industry Partnerships

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine were chartered by Congress to provide nonpartisan, objective guidance to decision makers on pressing issues. For over 150 years, the Academies have provided timely recommendations that have informed
major legislation. A recent example of legislation that benefited directly from National Academies recommendations are the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science (America COMPETES) Act of 2007,
which implemented recommendations from the Academies report “Rising Above the Gathering Storm.” [1] Another example is NASA authorization and appropriations bills, which are informed
by the National Research Council’s Decadal Surveys. [2]

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FY20 LHHS Approps – Study on University-Government-Industry Partnerships

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine were chartered by Congress to provide nonpartisan, objective guidance to decision makers on pressing issues. For over 150 years, the Academies have provided timely recommendations that have informed
major legislation. A recent example of legislation that benefited directly from National Academies recommendations are the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science (America COMPETES) Act of 2007,
which implemented recommendations from the Academies report “Rising Above the Gathering Storm.” [1] Another example is NASA authorization and appropriations bills, which are informed
by the National Research Council’s Decadal Surveys. [2]

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Support Hacking for Defense and the MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator

Please join our bipartisan, bicameral effort to support
Hacking for Defense (H4D) and the MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator (MD5).  H4D is a university course developed by U.S. military combat veterans and taught at universities around the country in which students apply cutting-edge
research and problem-solving techniques to real-world security problems provided by Defense and Intelligence Agencies. MD5, which oversees H4D, is a DOD program that brings civilians, military personnel, and academics together to apply lean startup methodology
to rapidly solve challenging national security problems.

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Invitation: Unmanned Technology Fair

The House Unmanned Systems Caucus is hosting, in collaboration with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the 2018 Science & Technology Fair. It will take place on Wednesday, September 26th in the Rayburn Foyer from
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

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Invitation: Unmanned Technology Fair

The House Unmanned Systems Caucus is hosting, in collaboration with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the 2018 Science & Technology Fair. It will take place on Wednesday, September 26th in the Rayburn Foyer from
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

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Briefing and Reception: Overview and Benefits of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) to Address Your Community’s Congestion and Mobility Challenges

The House Public Transportation Caucus is hosting, in collaboration with the Association for Commuter Transportation, a briefing on Transportation Demand Management on Friday, September 28, from 9:00 – 10:30 AM in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room
G-11. TDM is a set of tools and strategies intended to efficiently move people in and around a transportation network with the goal of reducing congestion, improving air quality and stimulating economic activity. One of the goals is to reduce the number of
single occupant vehicles operating during peak hours.

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Invitation: Unmanned Technology Fair

The House Unmanned Systems Caucus is hosting, in collaboration with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the 2018 Science & Technology Fair. It will take place on Wednesday, September 26th in the Rayburn Foyer from
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

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