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AGENDA
VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY (VCAT)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD
February 2-3, 2010
Portrait Room

ALL VISITORS MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE ADMITTED
Contact Stephanie Shaw (stephanie.shaw@nist.gov) by January 28, 2010

Note: Laboratory tours canceled due to extended discussion time.

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2010*
8:30 am Call to Order, VCAT Elections, Agenda Review
Dr. James Serum, VCAT Chair
Dr. Patrick Gallagher, NIST Director
8:50 am NIST Director’s Update
Dr. Patrick Gallagher, NIST Director
9:40 am Discussion on NIST Director's Update
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Strengthened NIST Role in Documentary Standards
Dr. Patrick Gallagher, NIST Director
10:35 am Discussion on Strengthened NIST Role in Documentary Standards
11:00 am NIST Organization Structure Overview
Dr. Patrick Gallagher, NIST Director
11:15 am Discussion on NIST Organization Structure - including feedback from the Laboratory Directors
12:15pm

Lunch - Dining Room C
VCAT and NLB

1:45 pm Laboratory Tours
  Residential and Commercial Integration of Solar Energy and Combined Heat and Power Technologies
Brian Dougherty, Heat Transfer and Alternative Energy Systems Group, Building Environment Division, Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL)
  Sustainable Infrastructure Materials: Life Cycle Performance of Polymeric Building Materials and the NIST SPHERE Facility
Dr. Joannie Chin, Polymeric Materials Group, Materials and Constructure Research Division, BFRL
3:10 pm Break
3:20 pm Discussion on Topics for June and October 2010 Meetings 
Dr. Patrick Gallagher, NIST Director
3:35 pm 2009 VCAT Annual Report Preparation and Discussion
Dr. Vinton Cerf, VCAT Vice Chair
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
8:30 am

Continue 2009 VCAT Annual Report Preparation and Feedback
Dr. Vinton Cerf, VCAT Vice Chair

10:00 am Break
10:15 am Complete 2009 VCAT Annual Report Discussion
Dr. Vinton Cerf, VCAT Vice Chair
11:30 am Adjourn
*Public comments will be inserted in the afternoon of February 2, if needed.