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NIST BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY
LECTURE ROOM B
BUILDING 101
September 17, 2008
Agenda

9:00am Administrative Formalities - Closed Session
Ethics Briefing – Dana Jacob, DOC Office of General Counsel
9:15am Call to Order – Open Session
9:15am Welcome and Charge to the Commission 
Thomas L. Hemingway, Designated Federal Official
9:20am DOE Independent Review of Boulder – Findings and Recommendations
Presentation by Tom Staker, DOE Team Leader
9:40am Questions and Answers
9:55am Overview of NIST and Management of Safety
10:15am Questions and Answers
11:05am Break
11:10am Focus Group Discussion with Laboratory Directors
Discussion regarding senior management’s views on safety at NIST and the role and responsibilities of those throughout the chain of command
12:00pm Lunch Dining Room TBD
12:50pm Focus Group Discussion with Division Chiefs
Cross-section snapshot of how safety is implemented and communicated within research divisions and groups
1:30pm Discussion with Members of SHED Division
2:15pm Break
2:20pm Focus Group Discussion with Bench Scientists and Division Safety Representatives
Discussion with a cross section of bench scientists and division safety representatives regarding safety
3:10pm Wrap-up summary session
Opportunity for Discussion among Commissioners
3:30pm Adjournment