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October 2015 VCAT Meeting Agenda

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Webinar Meeting
October 6, 2015

Overview and Safety

9:30 a.m. Call to Order
Roberto Padovani, VCAT Chair
9:40 a.m. NIST Update and Agenda Review
Willie E. May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
11:00 a.m. Safety Update
Richard Kayser, Chief Safety Officer
11:20 a.m. Break
NIST Partnerships

11:30 a.m.

Context Setting and Follow-up on Bio and IT Research Portfolios

Willie E. May, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director

Laurie Locascio, Director, Material Measurement Laboratory (MML)

Jim St. Pierre, Deputy Director, Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)

12:00 p.m.

Evolution of NIST Partnerships
Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office

12:15 p.m. Partnership Model: Joint Initiative for Metrology in Biology (JIMB), Marc Salit, Leader, Genome-Scale measurements Group, MML and Drew Endy, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford (invited)  
1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m.Partnership Model: Centers of Excellence, Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office, Center for Hierarchical Materials Design (CHiMad), Eric Lin, Chief, Materials Science and Engineering Division, MML and Peter Voorhees, Co-Director CHiMad
2:15 p.m.Partnership Model: NIST Labs working with the National Network of Manufacturing Institutes, Richard Cavanagh, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP)
3:00 p.m.Break
3:10 p.m.Partnership Models: JILA & Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), James Olthoff, Director, Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML)
3:55 p.m.VCAT Administrative Business
4:15 p.m.
Meeting Adjourn


Created August 31, 2015, Updated September 9, 2021