Public Agenda

Committee on Programs and Plans - NSB Meeting

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National Science Foundation
Wednesday December 5, 2007
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room 1235

Open Session: (1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

  1. Approval of Minutes

  2. Committee Chairman's Remarks

  3. Status Reports:
    • Task Force on Transformative Research
    • Task Force on International Science
    • Subcommittee on Polar Issues
    • Task Force on Sustainable Energy

  4. Discussion Item: Board Policy on Recompetition of NSF Awards

  5. Discussion Item: Facilities Operations and Management

  6. MREFC & Facilities Update

  7. NSF Background Information relevant to NSB Reporting Actions:
    • NSF Support for Interdisciplinary Research
    • NSF Pilot Program of Grants for New Investigators

  8. NSB Information Item: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)

  9. NSB Information Item: National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

  10. NSB Information Item: Experimental Infrastructure for Network Science

Closed Session (3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

  1. NSB Action Item: Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)

  2. NSB Action Item: Plant Science Cyberinfrastructure Collaborative (PSCIC)

  3. NSB Action Item: National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)


Sonya Mallinoff
Executive Secretary