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AGENDA
VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY (VCAT)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD
October 18-19, 2011
Administration Building, Portrait Room

ALL VISITORS MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE ADMITTED
Contact Stephanie Shaw by October 13, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011*
8:30 am Call to Order, Agenda Review, Upcoming VCAT Elections, and Other Announceents
Vinton Cerf, VCAT Chair
8:40 am Update on Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Request for Information (RFI)
Mike Molnar, Chief Manufacturing Officer
8:55 am
Report on Manufacturing Subcommittee Recommendations on Design Principles for the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech)
Alan Taub, Subcommittee Chair
9:10 am
Discussion and Adoption of Manufacturing Subcommittee Recommendations
9:40 am

Break

9:50 am

Concurrent VCAT Subcommittee Meetings

  • VCAT Subcommittee on Public Safety Networks: Vinton Cerf, Subcommittee Chair (Executive Conference Room)
  • VCAT Subcommittee on Manufacturing: Alan Taub, Subcommittee Chair (Portrait Room)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Reconvene VCAT Subcommittee Meetings
2:00 pm
Reconvene Full VCAT Meeting
2:05 pm NIST Update and Current Budget Environment
Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director

Discussion on NIST Update and Current Budget Environment

3:45 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Report on Public Safety Networks Subcommittee Recommendations for the Desirable Properties of a National Public Safety Network
Vinton Cerf, Subcommittee Chair
4:15 pm
Discussion and Adoption of Public Safety Networks Subcommittee Recommendations
4:45 pm
Wrap Up -- Discussion of Other Issues for 2011 VCAT Annual Report and Plans for Release of Recommendations for the National Public Safety Network and AMTech
Vinton Cerf, VCAT Chair
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
8:30 am

Concurrent VCAT Subcommittee Meetings

  • VCAT Subcommittee on Public Safety Networks: Vinton Cerf, Subcommittee Chair (Executive Conference Room)
  • VCAT Subcommittee on Manufacturing: Alan Taub, Subcommittee Chair (Portrait Room)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm

Reconvene Full VCAT Meeting for Subcommittee Progress Reports and Plans for Future Activities
Vinton Cerf, VCAT Chair

3:00 pm Adjournment
*Public comments will be inserted in the afternoon of October 18 if needed.