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March 9-10 NIST Safety Commission Meeting Agenda

This meeting will take place in Boulder, Colorado. Times listed here are in Mountain Time.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

8:30 am

Call to Order and Roll Call
Dr. Mark Peters – Chair, NIST Safety Commission

8:35 am

Annual Ethics Briefing
Rebecca Hermanowicz – Attorney-Advisor, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Commerce

8:50 am NIST Director's Update
Dr. Laurie Locascio – Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director

9:05 am


9:15 am NIST 2023 Safety Culture Survey
Crystal Cannan – Director, Workplace Training and Safety Services, National Safety Council
9:45 am Discussion
10:15 am Break

10:30 am

Listening Session 1 – Discussion with Boulder Technical Division Chiefs

11:30 am Listening Session 2 – Discussion with NIST Boulder Laboratory Director and NIST Boulder Operations Director

12:00 pm


1:00 pm Listening Session 3 – Discussion with Members of the Boulder Safety, Health, and Environment Division
2:00 pm Listening Session 4 – Discussion with Boulder Researchers on Safety Risk Analysis for Hazardous Materials, Processes, and Conditions

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

Listening Session 5 – Discussion with NIST Associates

4:15 pm

Working Session

4:45 pm

Public Comment

5:00 pm



Friday, March 10, 2023

8:30 am

Call to Order
Dr. Mark Peters – Chair, NIST Safety Commission

8:35 am

Lab Tour: Wineland's Nobel and its Legacy

In 2012, Dave Wineland won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his advances in laser cooling and trapping ions. Ten years later, this work has rapidly advanced quantum computing, precision timekeeping, and more.

Host: Dr. John Bollinger – Physicist and Group Leader, Ion Storage Group, Physical Measurement Laboratory

9:15 am

Travel Time

9:30 am

Unrehearsed Discussion with Researchers in Multiple Labs

12:10 pm


12:50 pm

Subcommittees – Findings and Observations

2:20 pm


2:30 pm

Working Session

4:00 pm


Download a PDF version of the agenda.

Created February 15, 2023, Updated March 9, 2023