Appendix

AGENDA FOR COMMITTEE MEETING, AUGUST 28-29, 2006


KECK CENTER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES


500 Fifth Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001


Monday, August 28, 2006

Closed Session (committee members and NRC staff only)

8:00 a.m.

 

 

Data-Gathering Session Open to the Public

9:45 a.m.

Introductory Remarks

Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Leadership

10:00 a.m.

Biology Presentation (background for nonbiologists)

Prof. Luciana Borio, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Biosecurity

10:45 a.m.

Break

 

11:00 a.m.

DHS and National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) Background and Risk Assessment Requirements

Dr. Steven Bennett, DHS/NBACC

Dr. Bernard Courtney, DHS/NBACC

11:30 a.m.

DHS 2006 Bioterrorism Risk Assessment Methodology

Dr. Richard Denning, Battelle Memorial Institute

1:00 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:45 p.m.

Past Experiences and Implications for Bioterrorism

Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt, Director, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), University of Southern California

2:15 p.m.

Assessing the Economic Impacts of Terrorism—Capturing Behavioral Linkages and Resilience

Prof. Adam Rose, Pennsylvania State University and CREATE

2:45 p.m.

Break

 



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Interim Report on Methodological Improvements to the Department of Homeland Security’s Biological Agent Risk Analysis Appendix AGENDA FOR COMMITTEE MEETING, AUGUST 28-29, 2006 KECK CENTER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001 Monday, August 28, 2006 Closed Session (committee members and NRC staff only) 8:00 a.m.     Data-Gathering Session Open to the Public 9:45 a.m. Introductory Remarks Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Leadership 10:00 a.m. Biology Presentation (background for nonbiologists) Prof. Luciana Borio, University of Pittsburgh, Center for Biosecurity 10:45 a.m. Break   11:00 a.m. DHS and National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) Background and Risk Assessment Requirements Dr. Steven Bennett, DHS/NBACC Dr. Bernard Courtney, DHS/NBACC 11:30 a.m. DHS 2006 Bioterrorism Risk Assessment Methodology Dr. Richard Denning, Battelle Memorial Institute 1:00 p.m. Lunch   1:45 p.m. Past Experiences and Implications for Bioterrorism Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt, Director, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), University of Southern California 2:15 p.m. Assessing the Economic Impacts of Terrorism—Capturing Behavioral Linkages and Resilience Prof. Adam Rose, Pennsylvania State University and CREATE 2:45 p.m. Break  

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Interim Report on Methodological Improvements to the Department of Homeland Security’s Biological Agent Risk Analysis Data-Gathering Session Open to the Public: Scenario Analysis and Consequence Modeling 3:00 p.m Branch Probabilities and Uncertainty Management     Mr. Rob Carnell, Battelle   Atmospheric (Outdoor) Dispersion Modeling Ms. Mary Shell, Battelle   Indoor Aerosol Dispersion Modeling Dr. Brian Hawkins, Battelle   Medical Mitigation and Epidemiological Modeling Ms. Traci Hale and Dr. Nancy McMillan, Battelle   Food and Water Contamination Modeling Mr. Jon David Sears, Battelle   Risk Calculation Engine Mr. Rob Carnell, Battelle 5:30 p.m. Reception   Tuesday, August 29, 2006 Data-Gathering Session Open to the Public 9:30 a.m. Updates and Planned Changes for the 2008 Bioterrorism Risk Assessment DHS/NBACC, Battelle Staff 10:45 a.m Break   Closed Session (committee members and NRC staff only) 4:00 p.m. Adjourn