2020 Winter Member Meeting Agenda

Monday, January 6, 2020

Time

Activity

8:00–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Peter Walker, Ph.D., Chatham University; NCSE College and University Network Leaders’ Alliance Executive Committee Chair, 2018-2020

Bob Franco, Ph.D., Kapi'olani Community College; NCSE Community College Network Leaders’ Alliance Executive Committee Chair, 2019-2020

Marty Matlock, Ph.D., University of Arkansas; NCSE Leaders’ Alliance Executive Committee Chair 2020-2022

9:30–10:30 a.m.

NCSE Today

Michelle Wyman, NCSE Executive Director

Valerie Luzadis, Ph.D., Professor, The State University of New York, ESF; Incoming Chair, NCSE Board of Directors

Erica Goldman, Ph.D., NCSE Science Policy Director

10:30–10:45 a.m.

Morning Break

10:45–11:00 a.m.

Looking Toward 2020: Opportunities for NCSE to Provide Input on Federal Science and Technology Policy

Dan Correa, Day One Project

Discussion led by Erica Goldman, Ph.D., NCSE Science Policy Director

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Member Flash Talks

12:00–1:15 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote Speaker: The Role of Research and Discovery in Achieving a Sustainable Planet 

Bill Easterling, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Directorate for Geosciences, National Science Foundation

1:30–3:00 p.m.

National Academy of Sciences LabX: Resilience 

An interactive role-playing activity centered on building community resilience in the face of disaster. Attendees will work together to make decisions and solve problems during an engaging simulation.

Facilitated by Keri Stoever, Program Officer, National Academy of Sciences

3:00–3:15 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:15–3:30 p.m.

Academic-Federal Dialogue

Introductory Keynote: Federal Science Policy and Priority: Unpacking the Process

Gerald Geernaert, Ph.D., Director, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, U.S. Department of Energy

3:30–5:00 p.m.

Academic-Federal Dialogue

Plenary Panel with Facilitated Discussion

Gerald Geernaert, Ph.D., Director, Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, U.S. Department of Energy

Jack Kaye, Ph.D., Associate Director for Research of the Earth Science Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (invited)

Claudia Nierenberg, Ph.D., Division Chief, Climate and Societal Interactions, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sarah Ryker, Ph.D., Associate Director, Energy and Minerals, U.S. Geological Survey

Maria Uhle, Ph.D., Program Director for International Activities, National Science Foundation

5:00–5:30 p.m.

Closing

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Reception for NCSE Member Institutions