Public Agenda

Committee on Programs and Plans - NSB Meeting

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National Science Foundation
May 4, 2010
Open: 7:35 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.; Closed: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Closed: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rooms 1235 and 1295

May 4, Open Session: 7:35 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Room 1235

  1. Approval of February 2010 CPP minutes

  2. Committee Chairman's Remarks
      Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, CPP Chairman

  3. Subcommittee on Polar Issues (SOPI):
      Dr. Jon Strauss, SOPI Chairman   Dr. Joan Frye, SOPI Executive Secretary

    1. SOPI Chairman's Remarks
    2. Director's Report—Office of Polar Programs (OPP)
    3. U.S. Antarctic Program Review
    4. International State of the Arctic Meeting

  4. Discussion Item: Review of NSB Policy on Award Thresholds requiring NSB approval

  5. CPP Task Force on Support of Mid-Scale and Multi-Investigator Research: Status Report
      Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Task Force Chair

  6. NSB Information Item: iPlant

  7. NSB Information Item: DataNet

May 4, Closed Session: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Room 1235

  1. Committee Chairman's Remarks

  2. NSB Information Item: DUSEL Update

  3. NSB Action Item: Academic Research Infrastructure Recovery and Reinvestment Program (ARI-R2) Award

  4. NSB Action Item: NCAR Supercomputing Center Construction Project

  5. NSB Action Item: MREFC Construction Award for the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

May 4, Closed Session: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Room 1295

  1. NSB Action Item: Support for nine FY 2010 Research Infrastructure Improvement Program (RII) Track-1 proposed awards from the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research


Sonya Mallinoff
Executive Secretary