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May 2016 Agenda

National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee (NCSTAC) Meeting

3 May 2016

ROOM C121 (THE WEST SQUARE ROOM), ADMINISTRATION BUILDING 101

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY (NIST)

100 BUREAU DRIVE

GAITHERSBURG, MD 20899

AGENDA (PDF Download)

MEETING GOALS:

  • Receive NIST's response to the Committee's 2015 annual report recommendations
  • Receive update on the progress of the implementation of NIST Joplin tornado investigation's recommendations
  • Receive update on the Disaster and Failure Studies program

Tuesday, 3 May

Time

Topic

Discussion Leader

Opening Remarks

9:00 - 9:15 am

Meeting Goals
Agenda

Jeremy Isenberg
NCSTAC Chairperson

9:15 – 9:20 am

Welcome
Opening Remarks

Kent Rochford
Associate Director for Laboratory Programs
NIST

9:20 – 9:35 am

NIST's Response to NCSTAC's 2015 Report to Congress

Howard Harary
Director
Engineering Laboratory, NIST

9:35 – 9:50 am

Committee Discussion of the NIST Response to the 2015 Recommendations

Jeremy Isenberg

Progress on Implementation of the Joplin Tornado Recommendations

9:50–10:45 am

Summary of Progress on Joplin Recommendations

Tornado Hazard Maps

Long Phan
Group Leader, Structures Group
NIST

Melissa Faletra
Wind Engineer, Applied Research
Associates, Inc.

10:45 – 11:00 am

BREAK

11:00 – 12:00 pm

- Standards

  • ASCE - Tornado Wind Speed Estimation
  • ASCE - Performance-Based Design for Extreme Winds
  • NFPA - Mass Evacuation and Sheltering

- IBC and IEBC Code Change Proposals

- Guidance on Selection of Best Available Refuge Areas for Tornadoes

-NFPA Update on Emergency Communications (Recommendation 13)

- NOAA Grid-based, probabilistic threat communication: Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs)

Marc Levitan
Acting Director of NWIRP
NIST

 

Erica Kuligowski
Group Leader, Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Group, NIST

Dave Jorgensen
Research Meteorologist and Chief, NOAA/National Severe Storms Lab/Warning R&D Division

12:00 – 1:45 pm

Lunch & Tour of the Nation Fire Research Laboratory
COMMITTEE PHOTO

1:45–2:00 pm

Public Comment Period

Jeremy Isenberg

Disaster and Failure Studies Program Updates

2:00 – 2:25 pm

Disaster and Failure Studies Overview - recent disasters

Public access of the Chile Earthquake
Data Repository/Status
of the Joplin and Moore Tornadoes Repository

Update on Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning - Thrust 3

Jason Averill,
Division Chief, Materials and Structural Systems Division
NIST

WUI Fires and NFRL Updates

2:25 – 2:35 pm

WUI Fires and NFRL Updates

Nelson Bryner,
Division Chief, Fire Research Division
NIST

Reauthorization of the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program

2:35 – 2:45 pm

National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP) Reauthorization

Marc Levitan

2:45– 3:00 pm

BREAK

NCSTAC Discussions

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Ask of the Committee regarding NCST Deployment

Howard Harary

4:00 – 5:00 pm

NCSTAC Preparation of Annual Report to Congress

Jeremy Isenberg

5:00 pm

ADJOURN

Created May 6, 2016, Updated September 27, 2017