The National Academies' Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy is examining barriers to selecting the most-qualified candidates for science and technology presidential appointments, and assessing the overall process of appointing scientists, engineers, and health professionals to serve on federal advisory committees. At a meeting on July 21, the study committee will hear stakeholders' perspectives on the issue. JOHN H. MARBURGER III
, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will be among the speakers.
The public session will run from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 100 of the National Academies' Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C.
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