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February 14, 2024 VCAT Agenda

National Institute of Standards and Technology 
Webinar – 10:00 am – 5:30 pm ET
February 14, 2024

Committee Business
10:00 a.m.Call to Order and Roll Call 
Dr. Mehmood Khan – Chair, VCAT
10:05 a.m.Annual Ethics Briefing 
Mr. Zachary Prager – Attorney in the Ethics Law and Programs Division, Office of the General Counsel
10:25 a.m.Election Results for VCAT Chair and Vice Chair
Ms. Stephanie Shaw – Senior Project Manager, Program Coordination Office, and Designated Federal Officer, VCAT
Session I:  NIST Programmatic Updates
10:30 a.m.Agenda Review & NIST Update 
Dr. Laurie Locascio – Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
11:05 a.m.Discussion
11:35 a.m.Safety Update 
Dr. Elizabeth Mackey – Chief Safety Officer and Director of the Office of Safety, Health and Environment
11:55 a.m.Discussion
12:15 p.m.Extended Break/Lunch
Session II:  NIST Programmatic and Operational Updates
1:00 p.m.DEIA Update 
Ms. Janelle Johnson – NIST DEIO Director
1:15 p.m.Discussion
1:30 p.m.CHIPS R&D Updates 
Dr. Eric Lin – Deputy Director, CHIPS R&D Office
1:45 p.m.Discussion
Session III: Subcommittee Recommendations to VCAT
2:00 p.m.Subcommittee on U.S. International Standards Development Activity 
Mr. Jason Matusow – Subcommittee Chair 
Dr. Jayne Morrow – NIST Senior Advisor for Standards Policy
2:30 p.m.Discussion
3:00 p.m.Break
3:20 p.m.Public Comment
Session IV:  Working Session
3:30 p.m.Review and Discuss Recommendations for VCAT Annual Report
Dr. Mehmood Khan – Chair, VCAT
5:25 p.m.Working Session Wrap-up and Annual Report Next Steps 
Dr. Mehmood Khan – Chair, VCAT
5:30 p.m.Adjourn
Created January 19, 2024, Updated February 14, 2024