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.


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.


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.


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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