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February 2018 VCAT Meeting Agenda

AGENDA

VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Administration Building, Portrait Room
Gaithersburg, MD
February 7, 2018

DUE TO DELAYED OPENING OF NIST THE MEETING WILL START AT 10:00 AM

Session I: NIST Update

10:00 am

Call to Order and Introductions

Rita Colwell, Chair, VCAT

10:05 am

NIST Update and Agenda Review

Walter Copan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director

Session II: Return on Investment (ROI) from Federal Research

10:30 am

 

10:35 am

Introduction

Phil Singerman, Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services

Overview of Federal Law and Policy in Tech Transfer, and Related NIST Authorities

Paul Zielinski, Director, Technology Partnerships Office, NIST

10:55 am

Panel Discussion of Benefits and Limitations of Current Technology Transfer Policy Moderator: Henry Wixon, Chief Counsel for NIST

Panelists:

     Stephen Auvil, Senior Vice President, Technology Transfer & Commercialization, Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)

     Gayatri Varma, Director, Collaborations Partnering & Strategy Washington D.C. Metro Area Biotechnology MedImmune

     Rochelle Blaustein, Deputy Director, Office of Technology Transitions, US Department of Energy

12:05 pm

Plan and Vision for NIST Efforts in Federal Technology Transfer Policy

Walter Copan

12:15 pm

Discussion

12:30 pm

Working Lunch
Finalize 2017 VCAT Report. Hold Elections.

Session III: NIST Roles in Cybersecurity

1:30 pm

Update on NIST Cybersecurity Programs, Current Mandates, and Calls for Expanded NIST Roles in Cybersecurity

Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST & Director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)

2:10 pm

NIST’s Role in Cybersecurity – a view from the private sector

Matthew J. Eggers,Executive Director, Cybersecurity Policy National Security and Emergency Preparedness Department U.S. Chamber of Commerce

2:25 pm

Discussion

2:40 pm

Path forward to support adaption and adoption of Cyber Security Framework (CSF)

Matt Barrett, Program Manager for the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

3:00 pm

Discussion

3:30 pm       

Public Comments, Meeting Wrap up and Discussion of Future Agenda Items

4:00 pm

Adjourn

Created January 12, 2018, Updated August 15, 2018