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AGENDA
VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Administration Building, Portrait Room
Gaithersburg, MD
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

ALL VISITORS MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE ADMITTED
Contact Stephanie Shaw by June 2, 2014



Session I - Overview and Safety

8:15 a.m. Call to Order
Tony Haymet, VCAT Chair
8:20 a.m. Thoughts on Transition of NIST Leadership
Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
8:55 a.m. Discussion
9:15 a.m.
Safety Update
Richard Kayser, Chief Safety Officer
9:30 a.m. Discussion
9:40 a.m. NIST Update and Agenda Review
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Deputy Director
10:15 a.m. Discussion
10:35 a.m. Break
Session II – Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program
10:50 a.m.
MEP Update
Phil Singerman, NIST Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services
11:05 a.m. MEP Program Perspective

11:45 a.m.

Discussion 

12:05 p.m.

Lunch

Session III – Disaster Resilience Capabilities and Authorities
1:00 p.m. Context Setting
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Deputy Director
1:10 p.m. Disaster Resilience Capabilities and Authorities
Jason Averill, Acting Chief, Materials and Structural Systems Division, Engineering Laboratory
1:50 p.m. Discussion
Session IV – Cybersecurity
2:05 p.m. Subcommittee on Cybersecurity - Progress Report
Roberto Padovani, Chair, VCAT Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
2:25 p.m. Discussion
2:40 p.m. Break
Session V: Public Comment
2:50 p.m. Public Comment
Session VI: Future Focus of the VCAT
3:20 p.m. Priorities and Challenges for NIST and Focus of VCAT in the Next Year
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Deputy Director
3:50 p.m. Wrap-up
Tony Haymet, VCAT Chair
4:00 p.m. Adjourn