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OPP Advisory Committee

Agenda

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May 20 — 21, 2010 • Stafford II — Room 555

Thursday, May 20
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Time

Topic

OAC Lead

NSF Lead

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   8:00

Coffee Available

   
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   8:30

Introduction and Approval of Minutes

Eric Saltzman

 
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   8:45

OPP Director’s Report

Eric Saltzman

Karl Erb

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   9:15

NSF Strategic Plan Development

Terry Wilson

Cliff Gabriel, MPS Directorate
Michael Van Woert

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   9:45

NSF Data Policy Development

Peter Cornillon

Ed Seidel, MPS Directorate

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10:15

Break

   
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10:45

Prep for meeting with NSF Director and Deputy Director

Eric Saltzman

 
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11:00

Meeting with NSF Director and Deputy Director

   
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11:45

2010 Climate Change Research and Education Initiatives

Mark Fahnestock

Roberta Marinelli and Erica Key (Research)
Lisa Clough (Education)

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12:15

Lunch Discussion:
SEES – Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability:  Proposed NSF-wide 2011 Initiative

Ben Fitzhugh

Simon Stephenson

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  1:15

Strategic Planning

  • U.S. Antarctic Program Review
  • OPP Strategic Plan Development:  Introduction

Eric Saltzman

Karl Erb

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  2:00

Advisory Committee/Polar Research Board Telcon

Eric Saltzman

Karl Erb

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  2:30

COV Reports:  OAC Action

Eric Saltzman

 
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   3:15

Break

   
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   3:45

Potentially Transformative Research

  • 2010 Experiment
  • RAPID and EAGER programs



Terry Wilson



Linda Slakey, EHR Directorate

Scott Borg,
Simon Stephenson

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   4:15

Ship Support for Polar Research:  Planning for a Polar Research Vessel (PRV)

Kevin Speer

Alex Isern with Hedy Edmonds and Lisa Clough

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   4:45

NSF and From Understanding to Action:  Introduction

Marika Holland

Karl Erb

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   5:00

Discussion; Daily Wrap-up

Eric Saltzman

 
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Friday, May 21
 

Topic

OAC Lead

NSF Lead

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   8:00

Coffee Available

   
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   8:30

NSF and From Understanding to Action:  What is NSF’s role in bridging the gap between developing scientific understanding and participating in policy decisions concerning environmental and climate change?

Marika Holland

 
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   9:00

Education

  • Polar Post Doc Panel Results
  • NSF, Denmark, Greenland Science Education Collaboration


Bernice Joseph


Hedy Edmonds

Marti Canipe

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  9:30

Break

   
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10:00

High-latitude Satellite Communications:  Status and Opportunities

John Kovac

Pat Smith

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10:30

Antarctic Station Resupply

  • IMO Policy
  • McMurdo

John Kovac

Will Colston

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11:00

OPP Strategic Planning Activity (continued)

Eric Saltzman

OPP Staff

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12:00

Lunch Presentation and Discussion: The Arctic Centre, Finland

 

Prof. Paula Kankaanpää
Director of the Arctic Centre, Finland and Fellow at the Dickey Center, Dartmouth College

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  1:00

Medical Panel Advice and Deployment Guidelines

Marigold Linton

Michael Van Woert

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  1:30

Benchmarking and Reducing Carbon Footprint in Remote Operations and Coping with Fuel Cost Fluctuations and Increases

Anne Henshaw

Will Colston,
Simon  Stephenson

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 2:15

Wrap-up and Valedictory Statements

Eric Saltzman

 
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Last updated: 05/19/2010

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