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U.S. Antarctic Program Blue Ribbon Panel meeting; April 20, 2012


April 20, 2011 • Stafford I — Rooms 1235


The meeting will take place in the NSF Board Room (Room 1235). The meeting is open to the public except during 4:00-5:00 pm, when the Blue Ribbon Panel will be in closed session. Small conference rooms will be available for the break-out sessions.

Agenda, PDF file (21 Kbytes)

Friday, April 20, 2012
Time Topic
8:00 AM Coffee
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8:30 AM Welcome; review agenda; official statements
(Augustine and NSF)
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8:45 AM Port Hueneme site visit recap and recommendations
(Augustine and Swift)
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9:15 AM Discussion of the process of assessing logistics when reviewing science projects
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9:45 AM Discussion of how report might address logistics support of new, complex major science projects
(Ducklow, Hartill)
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10:00 AM Discussion of how report might address U.S. Antarctic policy matters
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10:30 AM Break
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10:45 AM Begin first break-out session
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11:30 AM Second break-out session
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12:15 PM Working lunch (purchase on your own)
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1:15 PM Resume plenary session - Discussion of principal BRP recommendations and findings.  Discussion of each section by “lead writer” and overall BRP.
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3:15 PM Break
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3:30 PM Continue Plenary Discussion
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4:00 PM Begin closed session
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  Discussion of IDA results
(Augustine, LaFratta, and Arnold)
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5:00 PM Adjourn


Please arrive early on Tuesday to have your laptop scrubbed on the 3rd floor if you will use a laptop.

Updated 04/19/2012

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