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NCSTAC Meeting, Nov. 2011, Agenda and Presentations

National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee (NCSTAC) Meeting

Monday, November 7, 2011

Administration Building, Portrait Room
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, MD 20899


8:30 – 9:00 am Review Meeting Goals, Agenda Jeremy Isenberg, Senior Principal, AECOM NCSTAC Chairperson 9:00 – 9:15 am Ethics Briefing Jeffrey Harrington, Senior Counsel, Ethics Law and Programs Division, U.S. Department of Commerce 9:15 – 9:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, and NIST Director 9:30– 10:30 am Disaster and Failure Studies Program Overview Shyam Sunder, Director, Engineering Laboratory, NIST 10:30 – 10:45 am BREAK 10:45 – 11:45 am Disaster and Failure Events Data Repository Eric Letvin, Director, Disaster and Failure Studies Program, Engineering Laboratory, NIST 11:45 am – 12:45 pm LUNCH (NIST Cafeteria, Administration Building) 12:45 - 2:15 pm Current NCST Study: Joplin Tornado Marc Levitan, Study Team Leader, Lead, National Windstorm ImpactReduction Program (NWIRP) R&D, Engineering Laboratory, NIST Tornado Hazard Characteristics Frank Lombardo, NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate, NWIRP, Engineering Laboratory, NIST Emergency Communications and Public Response Erica Kuligowski, Fire Protection Engineer, Fire Research Division, Engineering Laboratory, NIST Performance of Buildings, Designated Safe Areas, and Lifelines Long Phan, Research Structural Engineer, NWIRP, Engineering Laboratory, NIST 2:15 – 2:45 pm Disaster and Failure Studies: Recent Non-NCST Studies (Charleston Sofa Super Store Fire, Amarillo Wildland-Urban Interface Fire, Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility Collapse, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction (NEHRP) Related Studies) Shyam Sunder, Director, Engineering Laboratory, NIST 2:45 – 3:00 pm BREAK 3:00 – 4:30 pm NCST Member Discussion, Questions, and Identification of Topics for Next Meeting Jeremy Isenberg, Senior Principal, AECOM NCSTAC Chairperson 4:30 – 5:00 pm Public Input Period Jeremy Isenberg, Senior Principal, AECOM NCSTAC Chairperson 5:00pm ADJOURN

Created November 29, 2011, Updated April 5, 2022