Live from The Hill: An Online Discussion with Rep. G.K. Butterfield (N.C.)

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Live from The Hill: An Online Discussion with Rep. G.K. Butterfield (N.C.)

IEEE members and other technology professionals are invited to join us for an online discussion with U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield on 15 March at 9:30 AM EST about technology policy and improving American innovation. IEEE-USA will also present Rep. Butterfield with an award for his longtime championship of congressional investment in R&D.

Youtube Livestream Link: https://bit.ly/ieeeusa-live-from-the-hill



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  • Date: 15 Mar 2022
  • Time: 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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YouTube Livestream - https://bit.ly/ieeeusa-live-from-the-hill

  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • United States 20036

  • Russ Harrison, IEEE-USA
    202.530.8326

  • Starts 03 March 2022 09:09 AM
  • Ends 14 March 2022 05:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


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Rep. G.K. Butterfield Rep. G.K. Butterfield of United States House of Representatives

IEEE members and other technology professionals are invited to join U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield on 15 March at 9:30 AM EST for an online discussion about technology policy and improving American innovation.

Biography:

Congressman G. K. Butterfield is a life-long resident of eastern North Carolina.

In Congress, Butterfield represents the First Congressional District of North Carolina. He is a champion of affordable health care, education, investments in rural communities, veterans, renewable energies, and federal programs that support low-income and middle-class Americans. 

Butterfield serves in the Democratic leadership as Senior Chief Deputy Whip and is a past Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (114th Congress). He sits on the influential Committee on Energy & Commerce where he serves as the Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Health. In addition, he serves as a member of the Subcommittees of Communications and Technology and Energy. Since the 116th Congress, Congressman Butterfield sits on the Committee on House Administration, and as of the 117th Congress, he was appointed to serve as Chair of the Subcommittee on Elections.

For more on Rep. Butterfield, visit: https://butterfield.house.gov/

Dr. Jianchu (Jason) Yao Dr. Jianchu (Jason) Yao of East Carolina University (ECU)

Biography:

Dr. Jianchu (Jason) Yao is a Professor of Engineering and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the College of Engineering and Technology at East Carolina University (ECU), Greenville, North Carolina. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University in 2005, after which he joined ECU as a founding member of the faculty for the then newly launched Department of Engineering. His current research interests include novel applications of biosensors for non-hospital settings and laboratory/project-driven engineering learning. Dr. Yao is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a long-term active IEEE volunteer. He has chaired many committees for the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) and is currently the EAB liaison to the IEEE Publications, Services, and Products Board (PSPB). He is an energetic advocate for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career development, leading numerous initiatives for the IEEE Eastern North Carolina Section and North Carolina Society for Engineers.





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