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NCSTAC Meeting September 2019 Agenda and Presentations

NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TEAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NCSTAC) MEETING

6 September 2019
THE PORTRAIT ROOM, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING 101
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECHNOLOGY (NIST)
100 BUREAU DRIVE, GAITHERSBURG, MD 20899

AGENDA


MEETING GOALS:

  • Review NIST’s response to the NCSTAC’s 2018 Report to Congress,
  • review progress on the implementation of NIST Joplin tornado investigation's recommendations
  • review progress on the NCST investigation of Hurricane Maria’s effects on Puerto Rico, and
  • develop the annual report to Congress.

 

Friday, 6 September

Time

Topic

Discussion Leader

Opening Remarks

8:30 am – 8:35 am

 

Call to Order
Roll Call
Safety Briefing

Ben Davis

Management and Program Analyst 
NCST Designated Federal Officer

NIST

8:35 am – 8:40 am

 

Welcome
Opening Remarks

Jason Boehm

Director, Program Coordination Office NIST

8:40 am – 8:50 am

 

Meeting Goals
Welcome new Committee members
Review of Agenda

 

James Harris

NCSTAC Chairperson
Owner

JR Harris & Co.

8:50 am – 9:05 am

 

NIST Response to the NCSTAC's 2018 Report to Congress

Howard Harary

Director, Engineering Laboratory
NIST

Progress on Implementation of the Joplin Tornado Recommendations

9:05 am – 9:25 am

 

Summary of Progress on Joplin Recommendations

Long Phan

Leader, Structures Group
NIST

 

Marc Levitan

Research Wind Engineer, Structures Group
NIST

9:25 am – 9:40 am

 

Committee Discussion of the NIST Response to the 2018 Report to Congress

James Harris

 

Hurricane Maria Program Updates

9:40 am – 9:55 am

 

Summary of Hurricane Maria NCST Investigation Methods

Erica Kuligowski

Team Lead, Hurricane Maria
NCST

NIST

 9:55 am – 10:25 am

 

Hurricane Maria NCST Investigation Methods

Judith Mitrani-Reiser

Director, Disaster and Failure Studies

NIST

 

Joseph Main

Associate Team Lead,
Hurricane Maria NCST
NIST

 

Erica Kuligowski

10:25 am – 10:40 am

 

Hurricane Maria NCST Investigation Project Management

Ben Davis

10:40 am – 11:40 am

 

Hurricane Maria NCST Investigation Data Security and Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work on Databases and SciServer -Szalay and Lemson

Judith Mitrani-Reiser

 

Carolyn Rowland

IT Security Officer, Engineering Lab Data, Security, & Technology

NIST

 

Carmen Martinez

Admin. Specialist, Engineering Lab Data, Security, & Technology 

NIST

 

Alexander Szalay

Professor, Physics and Astronomy JHU/NIST PREP

 

 

Gerard Lemson

Research Scientist, Physics and Astronomy

JHU/NIST PREP

11:40 am – 11:55 pm

Committee Discussion of the Hurricane Maria NCST Methods, Project Management, and Data Security and Management James Harris

11:55 am – 1:25 pm

 

Lunch at Dining Room A

Hurricane Maria NCST Program Updates

1:25 pm – 2:00 pm

 

Hurricane Maria NCST Investigation Hazard Characterization

Scott Weaver

Director, National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program 

JHU/NIST PREP

 

DongHun Yeo

Operations Research Analyst, Structures Group
NIST

 

 

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm 

Hurricane Maria NWIRP Projects

Recovery of Social Functions

Evaluation of Infrastructure Support of Critical Buildings and Emergency Communications

Recovery of Business and Supply Chains

 

 

Kenneth Harrison

Operations Research Analyst, Community Resilience Group

 

Marc Levitan

 

Jennifer Helgeson

Research Economist,

Applied Economics Office NIST

 

Maria Dillard

Research Social Scientist, Community Resilience Group

NIST

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Committee Discussion of the Hurricane Maria NCST Projects

James Harris

 

 

 

 

 

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

 

BREAK

 

NCSTAC Discussions

2:15 pm – 2:40 pm

 

DFS Updates on Enhancing Readiness of Teams

Judith Mitrani-Reiser

 

 

2:40 – 2:55 pm

 

Public Comment Period

James Harris

 

2:55 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Summary Remarks

Howard Harary

 

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

NCSTAC Preparation of Annual Report to Congress

James Harris

 

5:30 pm Adjourn Ben Davis
Created September 9, 2019, Updated October 1, 2019