Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems Hearing: “Reviewing Department of Defense Science and Technology Strategy, Policy, and Programs for Fiscal Year 2023: Accelerating the Pace of Innovation”
Thursday, May 12, 2022 
(4:30pm ET – 2118 Rayburn and via Webex – Open)
Purpose: To receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request for the Department of Defense’s Science and Technology (S&T) programs; activities; infrastructure; and policies, including alignment with national strategies and interagency efforts, to maintain technological superiority. Additionally, the hearing will provide Members an opportunity to examine the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, and the Military Departments’ Assistant Secretaries responsible for research, technology, and development, in accordance with Title 10, United States Code. The Subcommittee will focus on the responsibility to lead a robust science and technology ecosystem of agencies; offices; laboratories; federally funded research and development centers; university-affiliated research centers; academic partnerships; test and evaluation entities; and partnerships with the private sector, to include small businesses to deliver the best capabilities to the warfighter in the near-, mid-, and long-term.
Honorable Heidi Shyu
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Department of Defense
Mr. William B. Nelson
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology / Chief Scientist
Department of the Army
Ms. Kristen J. Baldwin
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology, and Engineering
Department of the Air Force
Mr. Paul D. Mann
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Department of the Navy