Public Agenda

Committee on Programs and Plans - NSB Meeting

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National Science Foundation
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Room 1235

Open Session: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  1. Approval of Minutes for March 2008

  2. Committee Chairman's Remarks

  3. Status Reports:
      - Subcommittee on Polar Issues
      - Task Force on Sustainable Energy

  4. NSB Information Item: National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) and National Solar Observatory (NSO) - Future Action Item on a 5-year Cooperative Agreement Proposal from the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

  5. NSB Information Item: Protein Data Bank

  6. Discussion Item: Update on Review of MREFC Process

  7. Discussion Item: Report to Congress on Interdisciplinary Research

  8. Science Presentation: Dr. David Lightfoot, Assistant Director, SBE
    Title: "The Intertwinement of Fundamental Work in the SBE and Natural Sciences"

Closed Session: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  1. Committee Chairman's Remarks

  2. NSB Action Item: Track-2 High-Performance Computing

  3. NSB Action Item: Competition for the Management and Operation of the National Center for Atmospheric Research


Sonya Mallinoff
Executive Secretary