Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee (AAAC)

October 27, 2016 9:00 AM  to 
October 28, 2016 5:00 PM
National Science Foundation, Stafford II Room 555 (On-Site)

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which resulted from one of the primary recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Organization and Management of Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics (COMRAA). COMRAA was originally called for in the President's budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2002, which appeared in February 2001.

Meeting Type
Advisory Committee Meeting

Christopher J. Davis, (703) 292-4910, email:
Elizabeth A. Pentecost, (703) 292-4907, email:
Diana Phan, (703) 292-7866, email:

NSF Related Organizations
Division of Astronomical Sciences

Meeting Information

Review of Charge and New-Member Orientation - James Ulvestad
NSF/AST Programs and Budget Update - James Ulvestad
NSF/PLR Program Update - Vladimir Papitashvili
DOE/Hep Programs and Budget Update - Kathy Turner
NASA Programs and Budget Update - Paul Hertz
NSF/AST Feedback on 2016 Annual Report - James Ulvestad
NASA Feedback on 2016 Annual Report - Paul Hertz
DOE/HEP Feedback on 2016 Annual Report - Kathy Turner
Formation of CMB S4 Subcommittee - James Ulvestad and Kathy Turner
Cosmic Visions Dark Energy Group Update - Scott Dodelson
NSF/PHY Program Update - Denise Caldwell
Mid-­‐Decadal Survey Review Findings - Jacqueline Hewitt