Appendix C Workshop Meeting Agendas

MARCH 21, 2002

MARCH 22, 2002

MAY 30, 2002

ENSURING THE QUALITY OF DATA DISSEMINATED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Science, Technology, and Law Program

The National Academies

Auditorium

Workshop #1

March 21, 2002

8:30

Welcome

Richard A. Merrill

Daniel Caplin Professor of Law and Sullivan and Cromwell Research Professor of Law

University of Virginia Law School

Cochair, Science, Technology, and Law Program

8:40

Opening Remarks

John D. Graham

Administrator

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

U.S. Office of Management and Budget

9:00

Session 1: Meaning and Intent/Scope and Applicability—OMB Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Agencies



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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report Appendix C Workshop Meeting Agendas MARCH 21, 2002 MARCH 22, 2002 MAY 30, 2002 ENSURING THE QUALITY OF DATA DISSEMINATED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Science, Technology, and Law Program The National Academies Auditorium Workshop #1 March 21, 2002 8:30 Welcome Richard A. Merrill Daniel Caplin Professor of Law and Sullivan and Cromwell Research Professor of Law University of Virginia Law School Cochair, Science, Technology, and Law Program 8:40 Opening Remarks John D. Graham Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs U.S. Office of Management and Budget 9:00 Session 1: Meaning and Intent/Scope and Applicability—OMB Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Agencies

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report   Alan B. Morrison Irvine Visiting Fellow, Stanford University School of Law Cochair, Ad Hoc Committee on Data Quality 10:00 Question Period Agencies Public 10:40 Break 11:00 Session 2: Handling Complaints—The Administrative Correction and Appeals Mechanisms Moderator Frederick R. Anderson Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Speakers Daniel Cohen Chief Counsel for Regulation Office of the General Counsel U.S. Department of Commerce Elaine G. Stanley Director Office of Environmental Information U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Neil R. Eisner Assistant General Counsel Office of the General Counsel U.S. Department of Transportation James Scanlon Director, Division of Data and Information Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 12:00 Question Period Agencies Public 12:40 Lunch

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report 2:00 Session 3: Determining the Threshold - Influential Scientific, Statistical, and Financial Information Moderator Richard A. Merrill Daniel Caplin Professor of Law and Sullivan and Cromwell Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School Cochair, Science, Technology, and Law Program Speaker Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law The George Washington University Law School 2:20 Agency Approaches Speakers Nancy Kirkendall Director Statistics and Methods Group Energy Information Administration U.S. Department of Energy Steven Galson Deputy Director Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Fred Siskind Economist Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy U.S. Department of Labor 2:55 Question Period Agencies Public 3:30 Adjourn

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government Science, Technology, and Law Program The National Academies Auditorium Workshop #2 March 22, 2002 8:30 Session 1: The Standards of Transparency/Reproducibility/Peer Review for Influential Information Moderator Michael R. Taylor Senior Fellow and Director, Risk Resource, and Environmental Management Resources for the Future Speakers Robert M. O’Keefe Vice President Health Effects Institute R. Brooks Hanson Deputy Managing Editor for Physical Sciences Science 9:05 Agency Approaches Speakers Heather G. Miller Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director for Extramural Research National Institutes for Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Kevin Y. Teichman Associate Director for Science Office of Science Policy Office of Research and Development U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report   John M. Rodgers Director Office of Aviation Policy and Plans Federal Aviation Administration U.S. Department of Transportation 9:50 Question Period Agencies Public 10:20 Break 10:45 Session 2: Risk Information Regarding Human Health, Safety, and the Environment Moderator Joe Cecil Project Director Research Division Federal Judicial Center Speaker Joseph V. Rodricks Principal ENVIRON International Corporation 11:15 Adopting or Adapting the SDWA Standards: Agency Approaches Speakers William Perry Director Office of Risk Reduction Technology Directorate of Health Standards Program Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Department of Labor Steven Galson Deputy Director Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report 11:45 Question Period Agencies Public 12:15 Adjourn

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government Science, Technology, and Law Program The National Academies Main Auditorium Workshop #3: Agency-Specific Guidelines May 30, 2002 8:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast 9:00 Scientific Societies—Perspectives on Agency-Specific Guidelines Moderator Richard A. Merrill Daniel Caplin Professor of Law and Sullivan and Cromwell Research Professor of Law University of Virginia Law School Cochair Science, Technology, and Law Program Howard Garrison Director of Public Affairs Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Ellen Paul Public Policy Representative American Institute of Biological Sciences Joanne P. Carney Director Center for Science, Technology, and Congress American Association for the Advancement of Science 9:30 Session 1: Scope and Coverage Moderator Alan B. Morrison Irvine Visiting Fellow, Stanford University School of Law Co-chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Data Quality

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report   Agency Presentations Lisa K. Westerback Director, Office of Information Policy, Planning, and Review Office of Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Commerce James Scanlon Director, Division of Data and Information Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 10:10 Questions/Comments 10:30 Session 2: Correction and Appeals Process Moderator Frederick R. Anderson, Jr. Partner Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Agency Presentations Robert C. Ashby Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Regulation and Enforcement Office of General Counsel U.S. Department of Transportation Marilyn McMillen Seastrom Chief Statistician National Center for Education Statistics U.S. Department of Education Barbara Pace Senior Attorney, Cross-Cutting Issues Law Office Office of General Counsel U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 11:10 Questions/Comments

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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report 11:30 Session 3: Substantive Issues Moderator Richard A. Merrill Daniel Caplin Professor of Law and Sullivan and Cromwell Research Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School Influential Robert C. Ashby Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Regulation and Enforcement Office of General Counsel U.S. Department of Transportation SDWA:Adopt/Adapt Jane A. Axelrad Associate Director for Policy Center for Drug Evaluation and Research U.S. Food and Drug Administration 12:10 Questions/Comments 12:30 Lunch/Adjourn