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OPP Office Advisory Committee


May 9-10, 2005 • Stafford I — Room 1235
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Monday, May 9, 2005
Time Topic OAC Lead NSF/OPP Staff

Chair's Welcome, Introductions, and Approval of Minutes

Jim Swift  
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8:45 OPP Director's Report (PowerPoint presentation)
  • OPP FY-06 Budget Request
  • OPP FY-06 Major Research and Facilities Construction FY-06 Budget Request
  Karl Erb
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9:15 SEARCH, IPY, and other Arctic Highlights (PowerPoint presentation)   Thomas Pyle
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9:45 Science Technology Center, WAIS IPY, and Antarctic Science Highlights (Powerpoint presentation)   Scott Borg
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10:15 Break    
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Polar Icebreakers

  • OPP Perspectives
  Thomas Pyle
Erick Chiang
  • OSTP/OMB Perspectives
Michael Holland, OSTP
David Trinkle, OMB
  • NAS/NRC Polar Icebreaker Study
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IPY Updates

  • Introduction
  Karl Erb
    Robin Bell
Chris Elfring
Thomas Pyle
Scott Borg
Robert Bindschadler
Waleed Abdalati
John Calder
    Marie Bundy
Simon Stephenson
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2:30 Break    
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3:00 Discussion with NSF's Director   Arden Bement
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4:00 Polar Research Board Update   Chris Elfring, NAS/PRB
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4:30 OAC Subcommittee on USAP Resupply Options Study Jim Swift  
  Options Study (PowerPoint Presentation)   George Blaisdell
  Resupply Science Drivers (PowerPoint presentation)   Scott Borg
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5:30 Adjourn    

Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Time Topic OAC Lead NSF/OPP Staff
8:30 OPP Polar Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PowerPoint presentation)   Kathleen Flint
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IPY Human Dimensions

Deanna Kingston  
    Anna Kerttula
    Renee Crain
  • Outreach
  Curt Suplee, NSF/OLPA
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10:15 Break    
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10:45 Antarctic Logistics and Infrastructure Update (PowerPoint presentation)   Erick Chiang
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11:15 Information Technology Research Program (ITR) Committee of Visitors Report (PowerPoint presentation) Brian Bershad  
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11:30 Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) Report on Broadening Participation (PowerPoint presentation) Beverly Hartline  
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12:00 USAP Resupply Options, continued    
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12:30 Lunch    
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1:15 Polar Research Support Section 2004 Committee of Visitors Issues (PowerPoint presentation)   Erick Chiang
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1:45 Discussion of User Group Recommendations (Stephenson, Arctic PowerPoint presentation; Stone & Sutherland, Antarctic PowerPoint presentation)   Simon Stephenson
Brian Stone
Al Sutherland
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2:15 Other Business    
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2:30 Adjourn    

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