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June 2015 VCAT Meeting Agenda

AGENDA
VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Administration Building, Portrait Room
Gaithersburg, MD
June 9-10, 2015

 

ALL VISITORS MUST PRE-REGISTER.
Contact Stephanie Shaw by June 2, 2015

 

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Overview and Safety

8:30 a.m.Call to Order
Tony Haymet, VCAT Chair
8:40 a.m.NIST Update and Agenda Review 
Willie E. May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
9:50 a.m.Discussion
10:00 a.m.Safety Update 
Richard Kayser, Chief Safety Officer
10:10 a.m.Discussion
10:20 a.m.Break
NIST Planning Activities and Studies

10:30 a.m.

NIST Wide Planning Activities and Workforce Study Needs and Trends 
Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office

10:45 a.m.

Discussion

11:00 a.m.Panel Discussion with NIST Post-Docs
11:45 a.m.Lunch
Bioscience Review
12:30 p.m.Context Setting
Willie May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
12:40 p.m.Review of NIST Bioscience Research Programs and Activities 
Laurie Locascio, Director, Materials Measurement Laboratory
1:10 p.m.Discussion
1:20 p.m.Panel of Internal NIST speakers
Protein Therapies - Mike Tarlov, Chief Biomolecular Measurement Division, MML
Cell measurements - Anne Plant, Program Director, Biosciences, MML
Synthetic biology - Marc Salit, Leader, Genome-Scale Measurements Group, MML
 
1:50 p.m.Discussion
2:00 p.m.Break
2:10 p.m.Bioscience Industry: Future Direction & Trends in Therapeutics
Christine Colvis, Director for Drug Development Partnership Programs, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH 
Robert Deans, Executive Vice President for Regenerative Medicine, Athersys 
Scott Koenig, President & CEO, MacroGenics 
3:00 p.m.Discussion
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) & National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)
3:15 p.m.Context Setting
Willie May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
3:25 p.m.Break & Depart for Tours of IBBR & NCCoE
5:30 p.m.Adjourn Day 1
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
8:30 a.m.Call to Order
Tony Haymet, VCAT Chair
Information Technology/Cybersecurity Review
8:40 a.m.Context Setting
Willie E. May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
8:50 a.m.Review of NIST Research Programs and Activities 
Chuck Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory
9:15 a.m.Discussion
 
9:30 a.m.Panel of Internal NIST speakers
Metrology for Scientific Computing- Andrew Dienstfrey, Manager, Virtual Measurement Systems Program, ITL
Big Data – Mark Przybocki, Leader, Mulitmodal Information Group, ITL
Software Quality- Paul Black, Acting Leader, Software Quality Group, ITL
10:20 a.m.Future Direction & Trends in Information Technology
Daniel A. Reed, Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Professor of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Medicine at the University of Iowas
Paul Ammann, Associate Professor, Software Engineering, George Mason University
11:00 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m.Discussion
11:30 a.m.VCAT Elections and Administrative Business
12:00 p.m.Meeting Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

Created May 4, 2015, Updated May 31, 2017