Appendix B
Agendas for Meetings of Board on Assessment of NIST Programs

DECEMBER 6–7, 2000

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Wednesday, December 6

Closed Session

 

8:00 a.m.

Executive Session

• Discussion of board balance and composition

• Review conclusions from May 3–4, 2000, meeting

• Review meeting objectives

Open Session

 

9:30 a.m.

Meet with NIST Deputy Director and Organizational Unit Heads

• Feedback from 2000 assessment

• Charge for 2001

• Review of assessment process

Closed Session

 

11:00 a.m.

Executive Session

12:00 noon

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Executive Session (continued)



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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2001 Appendix B Agendas for Meetings of Board on Assessment of NIST Programs DECEMBER 6–7, 2000 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland Wednesday, December 6 Closed Session   8:00 a.m. Executive Session • Discussion of board balance and composition • Review conclusions from May 3–4, 2000, meeting • Review meeting objectives Open Session   9:30 a.m. Meet with NIST Deputy Director and Organizational Unit Heads • Feedback from 2000 assessment • Charge for 2001 • Review of assessment process Closed Session   11:00 a.m. Executive Session 12:00 noon Lunch 1:00 p.m. Executive Session (continued)

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2001 Open Session   2:00 p.m. Meet with NIST Deputy Director and Organizational Unit Heads Discuss assessment themes for 2001, expectations of panels 3:00 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m. Update on NIST IT Support Strategy 3:45 p.m. NIST Strategy in International Standards Activities (15-minute briefing, 15-minute Q&A) Closed Session   4:15 p.m. Executive Session 5:30 p.m. Adjourn for Day 6:30 p.m. Dinner Thursday, December 7 Open Session   8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Bob Nowak, Vice Chair, NRC Board on Assessment of NIST Programs 9:00 a.m. Introduction to NRC and Overview of Board/Panel Operations Dorothy Zolandz, Director Board on Assessment of NIST Programs, National Research Council 9:20 a.m. NIST Director’s Address Karen Brown, Deputy Director, NIST 9:50 a.m. Break 10:00 a.m. Overview of NIST Measurements and Standards Laboratories Leslie Smith, Director, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory 10:45 a.m. Tours of Major Units 3:30 p.m. Meeting Adjourns

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2001 MAY 2–3, 2001 National Research Council Wednesday, May 2 Closed Session   8:00 a.m. Review Issues from December Meeting; Review Goals for This Meeting 9:00 a.m. Review of Panel Findings; Identify Overarching Themes 11:00 a.m. Report from the Panel for Microelectronics 12 noon Lunch 12:45 p.m. Transportation to NIST Gaithersburg Open Session   1:30 p.m. Tour of NIST Laboratory Facilities—Tour Stops TBD 3:30 p.m. Presentation on Progress Toward “Key Plan” for NIST Measurement and Standards Laboratories 4:00 p.m. Presentation on NIST Strategy in International Standards 4:30 p.m. Transportation to Holiday Inn, Georgetown 6:15 p.m. Dinner Thursday, May 3 Closed Session   8:00 a.m. Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Discussion of “Key Plan” and “International Standards Strategy” presentations 9:00 a.m. Complete Discussion of Overarching Themes 10:30 a.m. Process Review • Data on divisional meetings—use of time and attendance • Discussion of panel meetings—best practices • Review process for Panel for Microelectronics—lessons learned? 11:45 a.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m. Final Preparation for Meeting with NIST Managers

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2001 Open Session   1:00 p.m. Meeting with NIST Managers • Discussion of overarching issues • Discussion of panel process and cross-cut process • Plans for 2002 • General feedback Closed Session   3:00 p.m. Revisit Issues As Necessary Based on Meeting with NIST Organizational Units 3:30 p.m. Meeting Adjourns