Appendix A

Agenda for the Workshop

Workshop on Best Practices in Assessment of Research and Development Organizations
Keck Center of the National Academies, Washington, DC
Monday, March 19, 2012

DATA GATHERING SESSION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Location: Keck Center, Conference Room 100

7:30–8:00 a.m. Workshop Registration
8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome: James F. Hinchman, Deputy Executive Officer and Chief
Operating Officer, The National Academies
8:15–8:30 a.m. Introduction: John W. Lyons, Chair, Laboratory Assessments Board,
National Research Council
Presentations  
8:30–9:00 a.m. Impact of Assessments and Merit Reviews on Stakeholders
James H. Turner, Counsel and Director of Energy Programs at the
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
9:00–9:30 a.m. Assessing R&D Organizations—Perspectives on a Venn
Diagram

John C. Sommerer, Head, Space Sector, and Johns Hopkins University
Gilman Scholar, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
9:30–10:00 a.m. Assessing Sandia Research
J. Stephen Rottler, Chief Technology Officer, Vice President, Science
and Technology, Sandia National Laboratories
10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–10:45 a.m. An Industrial Perspective
William F. Banholzer, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology
Officer, The Dow Chemical Company
10:45–11:15 a.m. Managing Innovation at Microsoft Research
Roy Levin, Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director,
Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley
11:15–11:45: a.m. Concepts for Assessment of R&D Organizations
Gilbert F. Decker, Consultant


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Appendix A Agenda for the Workshop Workshop on Best Practices in Assessment of Research and Development Organizations Keck Center of the National Academies, Washington, DC Monday, March 19, 2012 DATA GATHERING SESSION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Location: Keck Center, Conference Room 100 7:30–8:00 a.m. Workshop Registration 8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome: James F. Hinchman, Deputy Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, The National Academies 8:15–8:30 a.m. Introduction: John W. Lyons, Chair, Laboratory Assessments Board, National Research Council Presentations 8:30–9:00 a.m. Impact of Assessments and Merit Reviews on Stakeholders James H. Turner, Counsel and Director of Energy Programs at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities 9:00–9:30 a.m. Assessing R&D Organizations—Perspectives on a Venn Diagram John C. Sommerer, Head, Space Sector, and Johns Hopkins University Gilman Scholar, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory 9:30–10:00 a.m. Assessing Sandia Research J. Stephen Rottler, Chief Technology Officer, Vice President, Science and Technology, Sandia National Laboratories 10:00–10:15 a.m. Break 10:15–10:45 a.m. An Industrial Perspective William F. Banholzer, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, The Dow Chemical Company Managing Innovation at Microsoft Research 10:45–11:15 a.m. Roy Levin, Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director, Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley 11:15–11:45: a.m. Concepts for Assessment of R&D Organizations Gilbert F. Decker, Consultant 25

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Lunch 11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Break for Lunch Discussion Sessions Location: Assignments in Meeting Folder 1:00–2:30 p.m. Some Participants Attend Breakout Discussions in Assigned Rooms Some Participants Attend Open-Microphone Discussion in Room 100 2:30–3:00 p.m. Break Location: Keck Center, Conference Room 100 3:00–4:00 p.m. Rapporteurs Summarize Breakout Discussions 4:00 p.m. Adjournment 26