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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs Appendixes

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs A Meeting Agendas MEETING 1 ROME, NEW YORK Thursday, February 24, 2005 Closed session 8:00 am Working breakfast Open session 9:30 Car pool to AFRL Information Directorate (AFRL/IF) 10:00 Welcome and introductions (Alan McLaughlin, committee chair) 10:10 Charge to the committee and discussion of goals (Clifford Rhoades, head of Mathematics and Space Sciences Directorate, AFOSR). 10:30 Overview of Air Force IS&T priorities and Air Force long-term challenges (Robert Herklotz, AFOSR). 11:15 Overview of the AFRL/IF and its response to Air Force IS&T priorities and Air Force long-term challenges (Nort Fowler, chief scientist, AFRL/IF).

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs 12:30 pm Lunch 1:15 Parallel sessions. Committee breaks into groups to learn more about AFRL/IF’s major areas. 3:15 Break 3:30 Overview of IS&T-related research sponsored by the AFOSR Mathematics and Space Sciences Directorate (AFOSR/NM); summary of investments and funding mechanisms; discussion of AFOSR/NM’s program-planning process and reviews (Clifford Rhoades, head, AFOSR/NM). 4:30 Discuss with Air Force staff the flow of knowledge between AFOSR/NM and AFRL/IF, AFRL’s connections to the broader research community, the transition of advances from AFOSR and AFRL into Air Force technology, and other issues raised during the day. 5:30 Adjourn Closed session 7:00 pm Committee working dinner Friday, February 25, 2005 Open session 8:00 am Working breakfast 8:30 Discussion with Brendan Godfrey, AFOSR director, on interplay between AFOSR and other AFRL directorates in addressing Air Force S&T goals and how the Air Force decides whether or not it needs to sponsor or conduct R&D in a given area, particularly for R&D related to IS&T and command and control. 9:15 Discussion with Shankar Sastry, University of California at Berkeley, and Janos Sztipanovits, Vanderbilt University, both members of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, on the recent review of AFOSR’s IS&T research.

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs 9:45 Discussion with Clifford Rhoades and other AFRL/IF and AFOSR/NM staff, as needed, about the information received on February 24 to identify gaps and how to fill them. Identify site visits, telephone calls, and background information that the committee should pursue. 11:00 Break Closed session 11:15 Committee discussion of preliminary impressions 12:15 pm Lunch 1:00 Report from Elwyn Berlekamp, who attended the January program review of AFOSR’s research consortium on space situational awareness. 1:30 Develop initial points of committee consensus and identify topics for investigation. 3:00 Develop plans for site visits and identify any additional information needs. 3:30 Adjourn MEETING 2 HAMPTON, VIRGINIA Tuesday, April 26, 2005 Closed session 7:45 am Working breakfast Open session 8:45 Committee will be picked up by a shuttle from the hotel lobby for travel to Langley AFB. 9:15 Welcome (Alan McLaughlin, committee chair) Overview of the Air Combat Command (Janet Fender, ACC chief scientist, and Gen Maluda, head of ACC Communications and Directorate).

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs 9:45 Presentation on communications and information systems (Col Kemp). 10:30 Presentation on the Air Force Information Warfare Center (John Kretzer). 11:15 Presentation on the Operations Directorate for Information Operations (Lt Col Lance). 11:45 Presentation on requirements, ACC Information Operations (Col Anninos and Lt Col Sowell). 12:15 pm Lunch with open discussion 1:00 Presentation on selected IS&T challenge areas identified by the C2ISR Center (Jon Vona). 3:00 Presentation on funding mechanisms used by AFOSR/NM (John Tangney), followed by general discussion with AFOSR/ NM program managers. 4:00 Wrap-up discussions 5:00 Adjourn Closed session 7:00 Working dinner Wednesday, April 27, 2005 Closed session 8:00 am Working breakfast 8:30 Discussion of preliminary drafts Noon Lunch

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs 12:45 pm Continue discussions. Develop plans for additional information gathering and writing. Issue assignments. 2:00 Adjourn MEETING 3 WASHINGTON, D.C. Monday, June 6, 2005 Closed session 8:00 am Working breakfast 8:30 Discuss progress since last meeting and plan for the current meeting. 9:45 Break Open session 10:00 Discuss goals of study with Tom Cruse, chief technologist, AFRL. Brendan Godfrey, head of AFOSR, will also participate. Closed session 11:15 Discuss Chapters 1 and 2 of the draft report 12:15 pm Lunch 1:00 Impressions of AFRL’s Human Engineering Directorate (Steve Cross, based on his recent visit there). 1:30 Discuss Chapters 3, 4, and 5 of the draft report 3:30 Break 3:45 Discuss Chapters 7 and 8 of the draft report 5:00 Identify questions for tomorrow’s discussion with AFOSR program managers.

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Basic Research in Information Science and Technology for Air Force Needs 5:30 Reception 6:30 Working dinner 8:00 Adjourn Tuesday, June 7, 2005 Open session 8:00 am Working breakfast 8:30 Discussion with AFOSR program managers regarding their current program and the committee’s open questions. Closed session 9:30 Revisit topics from Monday’s discussion 10:00 Break 10:15 Discuss Chapter 6 of the draft report; convergence on research priorities under different funding scenarios. Noon Lunch 12:45 pm Identify additional research topics and/or information-gathering trips needed to explore topics or develop background. Identify other issues and recommendations. 2:00 Detailed plans for completing the report 3:30 Adjourn