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June 2018 VCAT Meeting Agenda

 

AGENDA

VISITING COMMITTEE ON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Portrait Room, Administration Building,
Gaithersburg, MD
June 5-6, 2018

Session I: NIST Update

8:30 am

Call to Order and Introductions
Rita Colwell, Chair, VCAT

8:35 am

NIST Update and Agenda Review 

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

9:30 am

Discussion

9:45 am  

Break

Session II: NIST and Quantum Science

10:00 am                            

Introduction

Jim Olthoff, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs, NIST

10:10 am

Overview of Administration Priorities for Quantum Science

Jake Taylor, Assistant Director for Quantum Information Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

10:30 am

Discussion

10:40 am

NIST Programs and Vision in Quantum Science

Carl Williams, Acting Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory, NIST

11:10 am

Discussion

11:30 am

Joint Quantum Institute

Gretchen Campbell, Co-Director, Joint Quantum Institute

11:45 pm

Discussion

12:00 pm

Lunch

Session III: NIST and Artificial Intelligence

1:00 pm

Introduction

Jim Olthoff, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs, NIST

1:10 pm

Overview of Administration Priorities for Artificial Intelligence

Jim Kurose, Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

1:30 pm

NIST Programs and Vision in Artificial Intelligence

Chuck Romine, Director, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST

1:55 pm

Discussion

2:10 pm

NIST Application of AI: Advanced Materials

James Warren, Technical Program Director for Materials Genomics, Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST

2:35 pm

Discussion

Session IV: Update and Overview of Renovation Projects

2:50 pm

Master Plan, Building Renovations, and Major Infrastructure Repairs

Skip Vaughn, NIST Chief Facilities Management Officer

3:25 pm

Discussion

3:35 pm

Break

Session V: Baldrige

3:45 pm

Next Steps for Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

Bob Fangmeyer, Director, Baldridge Performance Excellence Program, NIST

4:15 pm

Discussion

4:30 pm        

Adjourn

June 6, 2018

Session VI: Advanced Manufacturing

8:30 am

Call to Order

8:35 am

Introduction

Phillip Singerman, Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services, NIST

8:45 am

MEP Strategic Plan and Program Update

Carroll Thomas, Director, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership

9:20 am

Discussion

9:30 am

Manufacturing USA Update

Frank Gayle, Deputy Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, NIST

10:05 am

Discussion

10:15 am

Break

10:25 am

NIST and Advanced Manufacturing – Spotlight on Robotics

Elena Messina, Manipulation and Mobility Systems Group, Engineering Laboratory, NIST

11:00 am

Discussion

11:10 am

Public Comment

11:30 am

Adjourn

Created May 17, 2018, Updated June 6, 2018