APPENDIX C
Workshop Agenda

International Polar Year 2007-2008: Implementation Workshop Report

July 8-9, 2004

The Lecture Room

National Academy of Sciences

2100 Constitution Avenue

Washington, DC

The objectives of this meeting were:

  1. Review status of IPY planning

  2. Discuss potential agency goals for the IPY

  3. Discuss U.S. priorities and actions needed to move toward implementation

Thursday July 8

8:30

Welcome and Workshop Overview

Robin Bell, PRB Chair

8:40

Opening Remarks

Bill Wulf, NAE President, on behalf of the National Academies

8:55

The National Academies and IPY

Chris Elfring, PRB Director

9:00

A Vision for International Polar Year 2007–2008

Mary Albert, Chair, USNC to IPY

9:30

Agency Remarks

Robin Bell

 

Each participating agency had 10-15 minutes to present possible goals for IPY

 



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International Polar Year 2007–2008: Report of the Implementation Workshop APPENDIX C Workshop Agenda International Polar Year 2007-2008: Implementation Workshop Report July 8-9, 2004 The Lecture Room National Academy of Sciences 2100 Constitution Avenue Washington, DC The objectives of this meeting were: Review status of IPY planning Discuss potential agency goals for the IPY Discuss U.S. priorities and actions needed to move toward implementation Thursday July 8 8:30 Welcome and Workshop Overview Robin Bell, PRB Chair 8:40 Opening Remarks Bill Wulf, NAE President, on behalf of the National Academies 8:55 The National Academies and IPY Chris Elfring, PRB Director 9:00 A Vision for International Polar Year 2007–2008 Mary Albert, Chair, USNC to IPY 9:30 Agency Remarks Robin Bell   Each participating agency had 10-15 minutes to present possible goals for IPY  

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International Polar Year 2007–2008: Report of the Implementation Workshop 11:45 Summary of possible goals and initial discussion of interagency coordination Phil Smith 1:00 IPY Science Initiatives Moderators: David Bromwich and Warren Zapol Assessing change (Rec’ d 1) Coupled human-natural systems (Rec’d 2) New scientific frontiers (Rec’d 3) 3:00 IPY Technology Initiatives Moderators: Dave Karl and Richard Glenn Observing networks (Rec’d 4) Critical human and physical infrastructure (Rec’d 5) 4:00 IPY Implementation Brainstorming: Identify what’s needed to make IPY happen Moderators: Peter Schlosser and Doug Wiens 5:15 Day 1 Wrap-up Robin Bell Friday July 9 8:30 Day 2 Overview Robin Bell 8:45 Preliminary discussion: Phil Smith Timeframe and process of decision making Funding mechanisms and strategies 9:30 Other issues that require future consideration: Moderators: Peter Schlosser and Doug Wiens Data accessibility and management Interagency coordination International coordination Education and public outreach Policy relevance 1:00 Summary recap discussion of: Robin Bell and all PRB and USNC Members Scientific challenges Understanding change Exploring new frontiers Technology for observations

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International Polar Year 2007–2008: Report of the Implementation Workshop   Increasing public understanding   2:30 Next steps: Putting Tentative U.S. Initiatives and Budgets Together Phil Smith 3:15 Closing Remarks Robin Bell 3:30 Adjourn