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Agenda for the U.S. Antarctic Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting: April 20, 2012

April 20, 2011 • Stafford I — Rooms 1235

The meeting will take place in the NSF Board Room (Room 1235). The meeting is open to the public except during 4:00-5:00 pm, when the Blue Ribbon Panel will be in closed session. Small conference rooms will be available for the break-out sessions.

Agenda, PDF file (21K)

Friday, April 20, 2012

 8:00 AM
 8:30 AM
Welcome; review agenda; official statements
(Augustine and NSF)
 8:45 AM
Port Hueneme site visit recap and recommendations
(Augustine and Swift)
 9:15 AM
Discussion of the process of assessing logistics when reviewing science projects
 9:45 AM
Discussion of how report might address logistics support of new, complex major science projects
(Ducklow, Hartill)
10:00 AM
Discussion of how report might address U.S. Antarctic policy matters
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Begin first break-out session
11:30 AM
Second break-out session
12:15 PM
Working lunch (purchase on your own)
 1:15 PM
Resume plenary session - Discussion of principal BRP recommendations and findings.
Discussion of each section by “lead writer” and overall BRP.
 3:15 PM
 3:30 PM
Continue Plenary Discussion
 4:00 PM
Begin closed session: Discussion of IDA results
(Augustine, LaFratta, and Arnold)
 5:00 PM

Please arrive early on Tuesday to have your laptop scrubbed on the 3rd floor if you will use a laptop.