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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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Workshop Agenda

CHALLENGES FOR THE CHEMICAL SCIENCES IN THE 21 ST CENTURY

WORKSHOP ON NATIONAL SECURITY AND HOMELAND DEFENSE

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering 100 Academy, Irvine, CA

Monday-Wednesday, January 14-16, 2002

AGENDA

Monday, January 14, 2002

7:30

BREAKFAST

SESSION I. CONTEXT AND OVERVIEW

8:00

Introductory remarks by organizers.

Background of project.

8:00

DOUGLAS J. RABER, National Research Council

8:05

RONALD BRESLOW AND MATTHEW V. TIRRELL, Co-Chairs, Committee on Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century

8:20

JOHN I. BRAUMAN, Co-Chair, Organizing Committee for the Workshop on National Security and Homeland Defense

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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8:30

DAVID R. FRANZ, Southern Research Institute

Current Thought on Bioterrorism: The Threat, Preparedness, and Response

9:05

DISCUSSION

9:25

SCOTT D. CUNNINGHAM, DuPont

What Can the Industrial Chemical Community Contribute to the Nation's Security?

10:00

DISCUSSION

10:20

BREAK

10:50

RICHARD L. GARWIN, IBM and Council on Foreign Relations, New York

Thoughts and Questions on Countering the Terrorist Threat

11:25

DISCUSSION

11:45

LUNCH

SESSION II. ANTICIPATION, DETECTION, AND RESPONSE

1:00

ROLF I. DEININGER, The University of Michigan

Vulnerability of Public Water Supplies

1:30

DISCUSSION

1:50

ANDREA W. CHOW, Caliper Technologies Corp.

Microfluidics: Development, Applications, and Future Challenges

2:20

DISCUSSION

2:40

BREAKOUT SESSION: DISCOVERY

What advances or breakthroughs in the chemical sciences—related to national security and homeland defense—have been made in the past several decades?

3:45

BREAK

4:00

Reports from breakout sessions and discussion

5:00

RECEPTION

6:00

BANQUET

Speaker—RALPH J. CICERONE, University of California, Irvine

After September 11: An Expanded Agenda for Science and Scientists

Tuesday, January 15, 2002

7:30

BREAKFAST

SESSION III. REAL-TIME DETECTION

8:00

DONALD H. STEDMAN, University of Denver

A Skeptical Analysis of Chemical and Biological Weapons Detection Schemes

8:30

DISCUSSION

8:50

KIMBERLY A. PRATHER, University of California, San Diego

Overview of Real-Time Single Particle Mass Spectrometry Methods

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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9:20

DISCUSSION

9:40

BREAKOUT SESSION: CHALLENGES

What are the grand challenges in the chemical sciences for which solutions would assist the nation's interests in national security and homeland defense?

10:45

BREAK

11:00

Reports from breakout sessions and discussion

12:00

LUNCH

SESSION IV. CLEANUP AND VERIFICATION

1:00

MARK D. TUCKER, Sandia National Laboratories

New Approaches to Decontamination at DOE

1:30

DISCUSSION

1:50

STEPHEN R. QUAKE, California Institute of Technology

How Integration Will Make Microfluidics Useful

2:20

DISCUSSION

2:40

BREAKOUT SESSION: TECHNICAL BARRIERS

What are the technical impediments to solving the grand challenges?

3:45

BREAK

4:00

Reports from breakout sessions and discussion

5:00

ADJOURN FOR DAY

Wednesday, January 16, 2002

7:30

BREAKFAST

SESSION V. PRE-RESPONSE ACTIVITIES

8:00

C. RICHARD HUTCHINSON, Kosan Biosciences

Biosynthetic Engineering of Polyketide Natural Products

8:30

DISCUSSION

8:50

MAURICIO FUTRAN, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Challenges in Rapid Scale-up of Synthetic Pharmaceutical Processes

9:00

DISCUSSION

9:40

BREAKOUT SESSION: RESEARCH NEEDS

What areas of fundamental research must be pursued to overcome the barriers?

10:45

BREAK

11:00

Reports from breakout sessions and discussion

12:00

Wrap-up and closing remarks

JOHN L. ANDERSON, Co-Chair, Organizing Committee for the Workshop on National Security and Homeland Defense

12:15

ADJOURN

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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EXECUTIVE SESSION OF ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

12:15

Working lunch: General discussion

1:00

Develop consensus findings

1:45

Develop consensus recommendations

2:30

Develop action items, follow-up steps, and assignments

3:30

ADJOURN

Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C: Workshop Agenda." National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10543.
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