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National Science Board Meeting

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Event Format: Advisory Meeting

Date: 2-3 Feb 2016

Location: NSF headquarters, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA US

The National Science Board (NSB) will meet Feb. 2-3, 2016, to address science and engineering policy of interest to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Members of the media and the public are invited to open portions of the meeting, which will also be webcast.

Public sessions of the meeting include:

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 (Room 1235):

8:00-8:30 a.m. Reports from NSB Chair and NSF Director

8:30-10:10 a.m. Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Arctic contract update
Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) discussion
Update on icebreaker support for McMurdo Station
iPlant information item
Overview of infrastructure investments in Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate
1:50-2:35 p.m. Joint meeting-Committee on Programs and Plans, Committee on Strategy and Budget, and Subcommittee on Facilities

Discussion of facilities planning
3:40-4:10 p.m. Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)

Discussion of SCF's roles and responsibilities
Discussion of SCF 2016 activities
4:10-5:10 p.m. Committee on Audit and Oversight (AO)

Update on National Academy of Public Administration report
Inspector General's update
Chief Financial Officer's update
Update on two-month salary support compensation policy
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 (Room 1235):

8:50-9:50 a.m. Committee on Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI)

Update on Science and Engineering Indicators (Indicators) 2016 outreach
Update and discussion of Indicators 2016 companion briefs
Update and discussion of proposed workshop: "Future of Science and Engineering Indicators"
9:50-10:05 a.m. Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

NSF FY 2016 budget update
1:00-1:30 p.m. Plenary Open Session

Remarks from NSB Chair and NSF Director
NEON updates from the Chair of the ad hoc task force on NEON Performance and Plans
Open committee reports

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