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June 2017 VCAT Meeting Agenda

AGENDA
VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Administration Building, Portrait Room
Gaithersburg, MD
June 13-14, 2017

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Session I: NIST Update 

8:30 a.m.Call to Order
Rita Colwell, VCAT Chair
8:35 a.m.

NIST Update
Kent Rochford, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology & Acting Director

9:00 a.m.Discussion
9:30 a.m.

Security Update
Kent Rochford, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology & Acting Director  &  Rich Kayser, NIST Chief Safety Officer

9:50 a.m.Discussion
10:15 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m.

Budget Review
Kent Rochford, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology & Acting Director  

11:10 a.m.Discussion
11:45 a.m.Lunch
Session II: NIST Laboratory Programs Strategic Planning

12:45 p.m.

Associate Director of Laboratory Programs Strategic Planning Overview
Laurie Locascio, Acting Associate Director of Laboratory Programs

1:30 p.m.

Update on NIST Bioscience Program
Kelley Rogers, Technical Program Director for Biosciences, Material Measurement Laboratory 

2:00 p.m.Discussion

2:30 p.m.

Update on NIST Information Technology Research
Charles H. Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory

3:00 p.m.

Discussion

3:30 p.m.Adjourn
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Session III: Safety Update
8:30 a.m.Call to Order
Rita Colwell, VCAT Chair
8:35 a.m.

Safety Update
Rich Kayser, NIST Chief Safety Officer

8:50 a.m.

Discussion

Session IV: Developing Organizational Flexibility
9:05 a.m.

NIST Laboratory Structure
Jason Boehm, Director, NIST Program Coordination Office

9:25 a.m.Discussion
Session V: Next Steps and Adjourn
10:30 a.m.Next Steps
10:50 a.m.Public Comments
11:00 a.m.Adjourn
Created May 31, 2017, Updated June 14, 2017