May 24-26, 2021 - Virtual Event

ASME Policy Impact 2021

Influence. Educate. Advocate. Lead.  ​

Thank you for joining us for ASME’s premier legislative event! We hope you enjoyed this opportunity to hear from experts on the future of federal research & development, clean energy, manufacturing, and more.

Now available: Please check the Resources section for the recordings from this event!

ASME Policy Impact 2021:  Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Energy



Advancing U.S. Leadership in Science & Engineering

Monday, May 24, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

Review of Biden-Harris Administration Policies to spur innovation and technological leadership in the United States.

Building a More Resilient Manufacturing Sector

Monday, May 24, 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Discussion on manufacturing workforce, supply chain security, and R&D investment and innovation issues.


Clean Energy Infrastructure Discussion

Tuesday, May 25, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Hear from administration and Congressional leaders about investment impacts on the clean energy and manufacturing sectors.

Engineering Workforce Development Panel

Tuesday, May 25, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Discussion on workforce development initiatives in industry and government focused on students and early career engineers.

Virtual Congressional Visits

Wednesday, May 26

9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT: Training            10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT: Visits

A pre-recorded webinar training is available here.

Virtual Closing Reception

Wednesday, May 26, 5:00 pm EDT

Join this networking reception hosted by ASME's Public Affairs & Outreach (PAO) Sector and share your experiences from ASME's inaugural virtual congressional visits!

Meet Your Members of Congress!

While ASME’s 2021 congressional visits will be virtual, you can still make a difference and share your passion for engineering with policymakers!​
ASME is excited to offer our members the opportunity to meet with Members of Congress and their staff to discuss critical issues and legislation affecting the engineering profession.​ ASME Government Relations staff will schedule your congressional visits.​
 In preparation for meeting your Member(s) of Congress, ASME Policy Impact 2021 includes:​
  • Plenary sessions and discussion panels on key public policy issues​
  • Congressional visits training webinars​
  • Advocacy materials and talking points to support your visits​
​The deadline for applications to participate in the congressional visits is May 17, 2021.