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NSF EPSCoR Project Directors and Project Administrators Meeting 2011

Promoting, Capturing, and Disseminating Innovation

The Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, Arlington, VA

Monday, May 16, 2011    

8:00 AM

 

Light Refreshments

 

 

8:30 AM

 

Welcome and Introductions

 

Henry N. Blount
Director, EPSCoR
Cliff Gabriel
Acting Director, OIA

9:00 AM

 

NSF: The Path Forward

 

Cora Marrett
Senior Advisor, Office of the Director

9:30 AM

 

People and the Planet

 

Tim Kileen
Assistant Director, Geosciences (GEO)

10:15 AM

 

Break

 

 

10:30 AM

 

Building an Innovation Ecosystem in the Academic Community

 

Tom Peterson
Assistant Director, Engineering (ENG)

11:00 AM

 

Educating for STEM Innovation: Partnerships, Practices, and Possibilities

 

Joan Ferrini-Mundy
Assitant Director, Education and Human Resources (EHR)

11:30 AM

 

A Brace of Budgets: FY2011 and FY2012

 

Martha Rubenstein
Director & Chief Financial Officer, Budget, Finance & Award Management (BFA)

12:00 PM

 

Lunch --On Your Own

 

 

1:30 PM

 

Cyberinfrastructure for 21st Century Science and Engineering

 

Alan Blatecky
Director, Office of Cyberinfrastructure (OCI)

2:00 PM

 

On Point with OIA: Integrated NSF Support Promoting Interdisciplinary Research and Education (INSPIRE)

 

Cliff Gabriel
Acting Director, OIA

2:30 PM

 

EPSCOR Interagency Coordinating Committee (EICC)

 

Denise Barnes
Senior Staff Associate, EPSCoR

3:00 PM

 

Break

 

 

3:15 PM

 

Communicating Science to the Public: A Retrospective

 

Jeff Nesbit
Director, Legislative & Public Affairs (OLPA)

4:00 PM   EPSCOR Update   Henry N. Blount
Director, EPSCoR
5:00 PM   Interjurisdictional Networking    
    Dinner - On Your Own    

7:00 - 9:00

 

Project Directors’ Caucus

 

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

8:00 AM

 

Light Refreshments

 

 

8:30 AM

 

Science: Becoming the Messenger. Joint EPSCoR/OLPA Workshops

 

Denise Barnes
Senior Staff Associate, NSF EPSCoR
Susan Mason
Group Leader, OLPA

9:15 AM

 

Highlights: Communicating Outputs and Impacts

 

Jean Small
Program Director, EPSCoR
Denise Barnes
Senior Staff Associate, EPSCoR

9:45 AM

 

Break

 

 

10:00 AM

 

Documenting Outputs and Outcomes: Tracking EPSCoR Impacts on Research Capacity

 

Jennifer Schopf, Program Director, EPSCoR

10:30 AM

 

Building Research Capacity through Co-Funding: EPSCoR as Partner

 

Uma Venkateswaran, Program Director, EPSCoR

11:00 AM

 

High Plains Computing: Opportunities at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Wyoming Supercomputing Center

 

Bill Gern
Wyoming EPSCoR
Rich Loft
Director, Technology Development for the Computational & Information Systems Laboratory, NCAR

11:30 AM

 

National Conference Update

 

Peter Goodwin
Idaho EPSCoR
Rick Schumaker
Idaho EPSCoR

12:00 PM

 

Closing Remarks

 

Henry N. Blount
Director, EPSCoR

12:30 PM

 

Adjourn