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

DECEMBER 6, 2001

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Wednesday, December 5

7:00 p.m.

Dinner, Board and New Panel Members

Thursday, December 6

Open Session

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Linda Capuano, Chair, NRC Board on Assessment of NIST Programs

8:45 a.m.

Introduction to NRC and Overview of Board/Panel Operations

Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Assessment of NIST Programs, NRC

9:15 a.m.

NIST Director’s Address

Karen Brown, Deputy Director, NIST

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Overview of NIST Measurement and Standards Laboratories

11:00 a.m.

Tours of Major Units for New Panel Members

Board Goes into Executive Session



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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2002 Appendix B Agendas for Meetings of the Board on Assessment of NIST Programs DECEMBER 6, 2001 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland Wednesday, December 5 7:00 p.m. Dinner, Board and New Panel Members Thursday, December 6 Open Session 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Linda Capuano, Chair, NRC Board on Assessment of NIST Programs 8:45 a.m. Introduction to NRC and Overview of Board/Panel Operations Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Assessment of NIST Programs, NRC 9:15 a.m. NIST Director’s Address Karen Brown, Deputy Director, NIST 10:00 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m. Overview of NIST Measurement and Standards Laboratories 11:00 a.m. Tours of Major Units for New Panel Members Board Goes into Executive Session

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2002 Closed Session 11:00 a.m. Executive Session Discuss Board balance and composition Review conclusions from 2001; identify themes for 2002 12:30 p.m. Lunch 1:15 p.m. Executive Session: Themes for 2002 (continued) Open Session 1:45 p.m. Update on NIST Strategic Plan, Karen Brown 2:15 p.m. Update on Coordination of Microelectronics Program Steve Knight, Office of Microelectronics Programs 2:45 p.m. NIST Efforts Related to Counterterrorism, Karen Brown 3:15 p.m. Open Discussion with NIST OU heads Themes for 2002 assessment Process issues 2002 cross-cut assessment 4:00 p.m. Executive Session—Wrap Up 4:30 p.m. Adjourn MAY 9-10, 2002 National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington, D.C. Thursday, May 9, 2002 Closed Session 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Review of Panel Findings (Laboratory Panels and Cross-cut Panel) Begin identifying overarching issues 9:30 a.m.—Janet Fender, Teleconference to Discuss Physics Laboratory 11:00 a.m. Discussion of Cross-cut Process: Lessons Learned from 2001 and 2002 11:30 a.m. Lunch

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2002 12:30 p.m. Discussion of Overarching Themes and NIST Strategic Planning 2:30 p.m. Break 2:45 p.m. Discussion of Potential Quantitative Metrics for NIST Assessment, and Potential Process Changes 5:00 p.m. Adjourn for Day 6:15 p.m. Dinner Friday, May 10, 2002 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:00 a.m. Follow-up Discussion of Overarching Issues, Metrics, and Process Prepare for Discussion with NIST Managers Open Session 11:00 a.m. Discussion with NIST Director, Deputy Director, OU Heads, and Other NIST Managers 2002 assessment results Quantitative metrics Assessment process and possible changes 1:00 p.m. Lunch Closed Session 2:00 p.m. Executive Session 2:30 p.m. Adjourn

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An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Measurement and Standards Laboratories: Fiscal Year 2002 This page in the original is blank.