AGENDA
COMMITTEE ON PROGRAMS AND PLANS
NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD

National Science Foundation
March 29, 2007
3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Room 1235

 

Open Session: (3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.)

  1. Approval of Minutes

  2. Committee Chairman’s Remarks

  3. Status Report: Task Force on International Science: Dr. Jon Strauss

  4. Subcommittee on Polar Issues: Dr. Barry Barish

  5. Task Force on Transformative Research: Dr. Douglas Randall
          Final Report and Recommendations

  6. Request for Information: Recompetition, Operations and Management Costs for NSF Contracts, Cooperative Agreements and Grants

  7. Potential Impacts to the MREFC Program from the Realities of the FY 2007 Budget and the FY 2008 Request.

  8. NSB Information Item: Update on the Division of Astronomical Sciences Senior Review
          NSF Discussants: Dr. Tony Chan, Assistant Director, MPS, and Dr.
          Wayne VanCitters, Division Director, AST

Closed Session (5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.)

NSB Action Item: National Optical Astronomy Observatory and the National Solar Observatory
NSB Action Item: National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center

Sonya Mallinoff
Executive Secretary

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