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June 2014 VCAT Meeting Agenda



AGENDA
VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Administration Building, Portrait Room
Gaithersburg, MD
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

ALL VISITORS MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE ADMITTED
Contact Stephanie Shaw by June 2, 2014



Session I - Overview and Safety

8:15 a.m. Call to Order
Tony Haymet, VCAT Chair
8:20 a.m. Thoughts on Transition of NIST Leadership
Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
8:55 a.m. Discussion
9:15 a.m.
Safety Update
Richard Kayser, Chief Safety Officer
9:30 a.m. Discussion
9:40 a.m. NIST Update and Agenda Review
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Deputy Director
10:15 a.m. Discussion
10:35 a.m. Break
Session II – Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program
10:50 a.m.
MEP Update
Phil Singerman, NIST Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services
11:05 a.m. MEP Program Perspective

11:45 a.m.

Discussion 

12:05 p.m.

Lunch

Session III – Disaster Resilience Capabilities and Authorities
1:00 p.m. Context Setting
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Deputy Director
1:10 p.m. Disaster Resilience Capabilities and Authorities
Jason Averill, Acting Chief, Materials and Structural Systems Division, Engineering Laboratory
1:50 p.m. Discussion
Session IV – Cybersecurity
2:05 p.m. Subcommittee on Cybersecurity - Progress Report
Roberto Padovani, Chair, VCAT Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
2:25 p.m. Discussion
2:40 p.m. Break
Session V: Public Comment
2:50 p.m. Public Comment
Session VI: Future Focus of the VCAT
3:20 p.m. Priorities and Challenges for NIST and Focus of VCAT in the Next Year
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Deputy Director
3:50 p.m. Wrap-up
Tony Haymet, VCAT Chair
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

Created May 12, 2014, Updated December 30, 2016