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Public Meeting Schedule

National Science Board

May 2 - 4, 2012
National Science Foundation
Room 1235
Arlington, Virginia

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All meetings are open unless designated closed and are held in room 1235.

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Committee Meeting: Wednesday, May 2, 2012, Board Room 1235
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Board Meeting Day One: May 3, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m.
Chairman's Introduction
8:05 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Committee on Stategy and Budget(CSB)
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Plenary Open
Presentation by Waterman Award Recipients:
-Dr. Scott Aaronson
-Dr. Robert Wood
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
CPP Subcommittee on Polar Issues (SOPI)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Committee on Audit and Oversight (A&O)
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Day Two: May 4, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Plenary Executive Closed
-Approval of Plenary Executive Closed Minutes, February 2012
-Board Member Proposals
-Election of NSB Chairman and Vice Chairman
-NSF Personnel
-Strategic Alignment of Budget and Functions
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Plenary Closed
-Approval of Plenary Closed Minutes, February 2012
-Closed committee Reports
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Committee on Education and Human Resources (CEH)
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Committee on Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI)
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Plenary Open
Presentations by Honarary Award Recipients:
-NSB Public Service Award - Individual,
 Dr. Lawrence Krauss
-NSB Public Service Award - Group,
 NPR Science Desk, Dr. Joe Palca
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Plenary Open
-Recognition of the Class of 2012 Board Members
-Approval of Open Session Minutes, February 2012
-Charman's Report
-Director's Report
-Open Committee Reports
Meeting Adjourns: 3:00 p.m.


Ray M. Bowen
Michael L. Van Woert
Executive Officer


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