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Senate starts 2019 with confirmations of VA CIO, OSTP director

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

James Paul Gfrerer was confirmed to the role of VA CIO and Kelvin Droegemeier is now officially the director of OSTP.

New White House Select Committee on AI looks to update the national AI strategic plan

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

The committee has published an RFI seeking public comment.

White House hosts Google, IBM execs for quantum tech meeting

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

White House officials are expected to host tech executives to discuss federal efforts to promote research into quantum information science.

OSTP director nominee sails through Senate Commerce

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

The weather prediction expert now awaits final approval by the full Senate. The job has been open since the beginning of the Trump administration.

Trump nominates Droegemeier as long-awaited pick for director of OSTP

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

Kelvin K. Droegemeier is a meteorologist by training. The job would not be his first taste of public service.

Trump White House releases new R&D priorities list for 2020

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

The annual agency budgeting guidance outlines eight areas of interest, including artificial intelligence, quantum information science and drones.

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