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BIOAC Meeting Agenda
April 6-7, 1998
Room 1235

Monday April 6, 1998
8:45 AM Welcome
Dr. Mary Clutter, Assistant Director, BIO
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9:00 AM Remarks and Approval of Minutes
Report on Advisory Committee Chairs Meeting
Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chair
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9:30 AM Dr. Neal Lane, Director, NSF
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10:00 AM FY 1999 Budget Request
Dr. Mary Clutter
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10:30 AM Report on CEOSE
Benjamin Hart
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10:45 AM BREAK
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11:00 AM BIO Science Retreat
Introduction - Mary Clutter, James Edwards
Reports from Division Directors
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12:30 PM

WORKING LUNCH - Plant Genome Research Plans

  • NSF - Mary Clutter and Machi Dilworth

  • USDA - Eileen Kennedy, Deputy Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics
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1:45 PM Long Range Planning Discussion
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2:45 PM

Introduction to Breakout Groups

  • Human Resources - Wanda Ward, Assistant to the Deputy Director, NSF

  • Report on NSTC Working Group on Facilities - Marvin Cassman, Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences/NIH


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3:15 PM

Breakout Groups

  • Human Resources Issues
    (diversity, young investigaotrs, attracting rotators)

  • Research Resources
    (including synchrotrons, databases, environmental observatories)
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5:15 PM Preliminary Reports from Breakout Groups
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Tuesday April 7. 1998
8:45 AM

National Institute for the Environment (NIE) Update
James Edwards, Deputy Assistant Director, BIO

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9:45 AM Breakout Group Reports and Discussion
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10:45 AM BREAK
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11:00 AM

FY 1998 COVs

  • Ecological Studies Cluster/DEB - May 13-15

  • Instrument-Related Activities Cluster and Field Stations and Marine Labs/DBI - June 8-10

  • Physiology and Ethology Cluster/IBN - July 13-15

  • Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Division/MCB - July 22-24
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11:15 AM

Status of BIOAC Workshops

  • Integration of research and education theme

  • New Themes
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FY 1999 NSF Performance Plan (new role of advisory committees, COVs) - Judy Sunley, Assistant to the Director, NSF
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1:00 PM Future Business - Dates for Fall 98 Meeting
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