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February 9, 2022 VCAT Agenda

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Webinar – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
February 9, 2022

Session I:  NIST Programmatic Updates

10:00 am

Call to Order and Roll Call
Ms. Katharine Ku – Vice Chair, VCAT

10:05 am

Annual Ethics Briefing
Mr. Jeffrey Harrington – Senior Attorney in the Ethics Law and Programs Division, Office of the General Counsel

10:25 am

Election Results for VCAT Chair and Vice Chair
Ms. Stephanie Shaw - Administrative Specialist, Program Coordination Office, and Designated Federal Officer, VCAT

10:30 am

NIST Update and Agenda Review
Dr. James Olthoff – Associate Director performing the Nonexclusive Duties of the NIST Director

10:50 am


11:00 am

Safety Update
Dr. Elizabeth Mackey – Chief Safety Officer and Director of the Office of Safety, Health and Environment

11:10 am


Session II:  NIST Programmatic and Operational Updates

11:15 am

Forward Looking Plan for MEP
Ms. Pravina Raghavan – Director, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

11:30 am


11:40 am


11:50 am

NCNR Update
Dr. Robert Dimeo – Director, NIST Center for Neutron Research

12:05 pm


12:15 pm

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility at NIST
Dr. Sesha MoonDirector, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

12:30 pm


12:40 pm

Extended Break/Lunch

Session III:  Working Session

1:45 pm

Review and Discuss Recommendations for VCAT Annual Report
Ms. Katharine Ku – Vice Chair, VCAT

3:45 pm

Public Comment

4:00 pm


Created February 1, 2022, Updated February 8, 2022