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NSF EPSCoR Project Directors and Project Administrators Meeting, Spring 2012

Engaging EPSCoR:

Connecting to NSF-Funded Resources to Increase Research Competitiveness

National Science Foundation, Room 555 Stafford II

Monday, May 21, 2012    

8:00 AM

 

Light Refreshments

 

 

8:30 AM

 

Welcome and Introductions

 

Denise Barnes
Head (Acting), EPSCoR
Cliff Gabriel
Head (Acting), OIA

8:45 AM

 

NSF Sustainability Linkages and EPSCoR

 

Tim Kileen
Assistant Director, Geosciences (GEO)

9:15 AM

 

Building National Cyberinfrastructure

 

Alan Blatecky
Director, Office of Cyberinfrastucture (OCI)

9:45 AM

 

Break

 

 

10:00 AM

 

Improving STEM Education through EPSCoR: Capitalizing on Unique Assets for the Nation

 

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

10:30 AM

 

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

Moderators:
Bill Michener, NM EPSCoR
Gail McClure, AR EPSCoR

11:15 AM

 

National Academy of Sciences Study of EPSCoR Programs

 

Subhash Kuvelker, NAS

11:45AM

 

Lunch --On Your Own

 

 

1:00 PM

 

EPSCoR 2030: Context for Dialogue

 

Denise Barnes
Head (Acting), EPSCoR

1:15 PM

 

EPSCoR 2030: Overview and Update

 

Jan Taylor, WV EPSCoR

1:45 PM

 

Open Dialogue

 

Moderators:
Judith Van Houten, VT EPSCoR
Sandra Harpole, MS EPSCoR

3:00 PM

 

Break

 

 

3:15 PM

 

Update of STPI Evaluation of NSF EPSCoR

 

Brian Zuckerman, STPI

3:45 PM   NSF Budget Outlook & Priorities   Marty Rubenstein, Chief Financial Officer, BFA
4:15 PM   The Nuts and Bolts of Award Management   Angela Turner, Grant and Agreement Specialist
5:00 PM   Adjourn    

6:00 PM

 

PD/PA Business Meeting

 

Stafford I, Room 110

 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

8:00 AM

 

Light Refreshments

 

 

8:30 AM

 

Policy Update

 

Jean Feldman
Head, BFA

9:15 AM

 

Broadening Participation in STEM: The NSF Role

 

Wanda Ward
Senior Advisor, OD

9:45 AM

 

Break

 

 

10:00 AM

 

EPSCoR Updates

 

Denise Barnes
Head (Acting), EPSCoR

10:30 AM

 

Site Visits and Reverse Site Visits

 

Uma Venkateswaran
Program Officer, EPSCoR
Sian Mooney
Program Officer, EPSCoR

11:00 AM

 

RII Track-1: Outcomes for FY11

 

Liz Lawrence
Program Analyst, EPSCoR

11:30 AM

 

RII Track-1: Strategic Planning, Workshops, and Outreach

 

Jeanne Small
Program Officer, EPSCoR
Martha James
Program Officer, EPSCoR

12:00 PM

 

Lunch --On Your Own

 

 

1:00 PM   From the Top   Drs. Suresh & Marrett, NSF Director and Deputy Director
2:00 PM   NSF Sustainability Linkages and EPSCoR   Myron Gutmann
Assistant Director, SBE
2:30 PM   Questions and Answers   EPSCoR Staff
1:00 PM   Adjourn