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National Science Board Workshop
Toward a National Agenda for Hurricane Science and Engineering
Workshop #2: The Research Community

7 February 2006

Center Green Campus, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Boulder, Colorado

8:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
  • Dr. Warren M. Washington, Chairman, National Science Board
8:05 am Motivation, Purpose and Goals
  • Drs. Kelvin K. Droegemeier and Ken Ford, National Science Board Members and co-Chairs of Board Task Force on Hurricane Science and Engineering
8:20 a.m. Process and Logistics for NSB Workshops
  • Dr. Michael Crosby, Executive Officer, National Science Board
8:30 a.m. Panel Session I: Physical, Biological and Ecological Sciences
  • Dr. Greg Holland, NCAR confirmed
  • Prof. Shuyi Chen, University of Miami confirmed
  • TBD
9:30 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Panel Session II: Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
  • Prof. Roxane Silver, University of California Irvine confirmed
  • Prof. Roger Pielke, Jr., University of Colorado confirmed
  • TBD
11:15 a.m. Roundtable Discussion
11:45 a.m. Lunch
  • Invited presentation by Dr. Hemant Shah, President and CEO, Risk Management Solutions confirmed
1:00 p.m. Panel Session III: Engineering and Infrastructure
  • Prof. Jean-Louis Briaud, Texas A+M, confirmed
  • Prof. Patrick Chapman, UIUC confirmed
  • Prof. Baxter Vieux, University of Oklahoma, confirmed
2:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
2:30 p.m. Break-Out Groups (Sessions I, II, III) [refreshments available]
4:00 p.m. Break-Out Group Reports and Discussion
5:00 p.m. Summary and Next Steps
5:15 p.m. Adjourn

For more information please contact: Dr. Russell Moy at 703-292-7000

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