Public Agenda

Committee on Programs and Plans - NSB Meeting

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National Science Foundation
May 13, 2009
8:05 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Room 1235
1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Room 1235

Open Session: 8:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., Room 1235

  1. Approval of February 2009 and March 2009 CPP Minutes

  2. Committee Chairman's Remarks
      Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, CPP Chairman

  3. Task Force on Sustainable Energy (SE):
      Drs. Dan Arvizu & Jon Strauss, SE Co-Chairmen
      Ms. Tami Tamashiro, SE Executive Secretary

    1. Task Force Co-Charmen's Remarks
    2. Review of Public Comments on Task Force Draft Report
    3. Discussion of Task Force Draft Report

  4. Subcommittee on Polar Issues (SOPI):
      Dr. Jon Strauss, SOPI Chairman
      Dr. Joan Frye, SOPI Executive Secretary

    1. SOPI Chairman's Remarks
    2. Arctic Post-International Polar Year (IPY) International Partnerships
    3. Antarctic 2009 Season Highlights
    4. Antarctic Liability Legistation

  5. NSB Information Item: Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) Operations

  6. NSB Information Item (NSB/CPP-09-19): Award for Coherent Light Source Development

  7. NSB Information Item: Support for Design of Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (DUSEL)

  8. NSB Information Item: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Award for Purchase of 21 Tesla Magnet

  9. NSB Information Item: TeraGrid Extension Award

  10. NSB Information Item: Academic Research Infrastructure (ARI) / Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program Announcement(s)

  11. Discussion Item: Issues Raised by CPP for Committee Consideration in FY 2009 and Beyond & Proposed Revision to the Charge to the Committee.

Closed Session: 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Room 1235

  1. Committee Chairman's Remarks
      Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, CPP Chairman

  2. NSB Action Item: Management and Operation of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)

Closed Session: 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Room 1295

  1. NSB Action Item: Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)

  2. NSB Action Item: Research Infrastructure Improvement Program (RII) Awards from the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)


Sonya Mallinoff
Executive Secretary