House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

Building a Safer Antarctic Research Environment

2318 Rayburn
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 18:00:00 GMT

The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the findings of a recent report on sexual harassment and assault in Antarctica. The hearing will also examine the unique characteristics of remote research sites, including those managed by contractors, changes that have been made since the publication of the report, and additional steps that must be taken to protect those conducting and supporting the valuable research in Antarctica and other remote research sites.

Hearing Charter

  • Dr. Karen Marrongelle, Chief Operating Officer, National Science Foundation
  • Kathleen Naeher, Chief Operating Officer of the Civil Group, Leidos
  • Dr. Angela V. Olinto, Dean of the Physical Sciences Division and Albert A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
  • Dr. Anne Kelly, Deputy Director, The Nature Conservancy Alaska Chapter