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OPP Office Advisory Committee

Agenda

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November 4 – 5, 2008 • Stafford II — Room 595



TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4
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Time Topic OAC  Lead NSF/Other Lead
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8:30 Introduction and Approval of Minutes Andrea Lloyd  
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8:45 OPP Director’s Report (including budget outlook) Andrea Lloyd Karl Erb
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9:20 Briefing on the Request for Proposal for the Antarctic Support Contract procurement Andrea Lloyd Gunther Imer, Contracting Officer, Division of Acquisitions and Cooperative Support
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9:30 Update on Canada’s Arctic Science Strategic Planning activities Andrea Lloyd Danielle Labonté,
Indian and Northern Affairs, Canada
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10:15 Break    
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10:45 Strategic Planning in an Era of Limited Budgets: Introduction and discussion plan Andrea Lloyd Karl Erb
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11:00 OPP Response/Adjustment to FY 2009 Budget Constraints. Choices awaiting future decisions. Richard Honrath Scott Borg,
Simon Stephenson,
Brian Stone
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12:00 Lunch    
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1:00 Strategic Planning in an Era of Limited Budgets: How should we organize community input, set capital investments, and scientific priorities? Sarah Church  
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1:30 Strategic Planning in an Era of Limited Budgets: OAC roles. How can OAC best communicate with the community, and what expertise is needed on the OAC? Eric Saltzman  
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2:00 Strategic Planning in an Era of Limited Budgets:  How can OPP maximize flexibility to enable quick response to newly emerging frontiers? Ed Brook  
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2:30 Preparing for the Arctic Science Committee of Visitors (COV) Review: draft tasking and other issues Ben Fitzhugh Michael Van Woert
Simon Stephenson
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3:00 Break    
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3:30 Preparing for the Antarctic Science and the Antarctic Logistics COV Reviews: draft taskings, and how to address synchrony between OPP's internal science and logistics decision processes Mark Engebretson Karl Erb
Scott Borg
Brian Stone
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4:30 IPY Legacy-building Activities. What should NSF be doing? Anne Henshaw Karl Erb
NSF Staff
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5:00 Discussion/wrap-up/return to earlier issues Andrea Lloyd  
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5:30 Adjourn    
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
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Time Topic OAC Lead NSF/Other Lead
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8:30 Building and coordinating national and international scientific polar activities (SEARCH, DAMOCLES, ice sheet studies, observing network implementation, etc).  How can we maintain emphasis on the key science questions?   Hajo Eicken NSF staff
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9:00 The International SAON (Sustained Arctic Observing Network) Planning Process Hajo Eicken Martin Jeffries
John Calder, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
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9:30 Identify Key topics for discussion with NSF Deputy Director Andrea Lloyd  
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10:00 Break    
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10:30 Discussion with NSF Deputy Director Dr. Kathie Olsen Andrea Lloyd  
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11:15 Challenges in defining, supporting and doing Systems Science: Discussion Ed Brook Simon Stephenson
Scott Borg
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12:00 Lunch    
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1:00 Broadening participation; Outreach; Education:  The SACNAS annual meeting; Science week at Summit Station; Results from an NSF-side study Bernice Joseph Julie Palais; Sonia Ortega, Program Director, Division of Graduate Education, Directorate for Education & Human Resources
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1:45 Planning for the three COV meetings: meeting dates, OAC liaisons Andrea Lloyd Michael Van Woert
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2:15 Wrap-up discussions and planning for the next OAC meeting Andrea Lloyd Karl Erb
Susanne LaFratta
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3:00 Adjourn    
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Last updated: 10/30/2008
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