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Project Title: A Midterm Assessment of Implementation of the Decadal Survey on Life and Physical Sciences Research at NASA

PIN: DEPS-ASEB-16-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Aeronautics & Space Engineering Board DEPS
Space Studies Board DEPS

RSO:
Graham, Sandra

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Engineering and Technology; Health and Medicine; Math, Chemistry and Physics; Policy for Science and Technology; Space and Aeronautics


A Midterm Assessment of Implementation of the Decadal Survey on Life and Physical Sciences Research at NASA
February 7, 2017 - February 9, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Dionna Wise
Email: dwise@nas.edu
Phone:
Fax:


Agenda:

Agenda is subject to change. Updated last on 2.03.17 9:52 am.

FINAL AGENDA
February 7-9, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 125
Washington, D.C. 20418

CLOSED SESSION
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Committee Only

OPEN SESSION

12:00 p.m. Lunch will be served in the meeting room; discussion
will continue

1:00 p.m. SLPSRA Program Overview and Directions
Craig Kundrot, NASA
- SLPSRA organizational overview
- SLPSRA and the decadal - past, present, and
future directions
- Midterm task discussion

2:00 p.m. Physical Sciences Research and Accomplishments
Francis Chiaramonte, NASA
- Program review
- Q&A (20 min.)

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. Biological Sciences Research and Accomplishments
David Tomko, NASA
- Program review
- Q&A (20 min.)

4:15 p.m. Human Research and Accomplishments
Steve Davison, NASA
- Program review
- Q&A (20 min.)

5:15 p.m. Fundamental Physics Research and
Accomplishments
Mark Lee, NASA
- Program review
- Q&A (20 min.)

6:00 p.m. Activities suspended to reconvene in closed session for a working dinner


Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Room 125 - National Academy of Sciences

OPEN SESSION

8:00 a.m. Meeting Room Opens
Breakfast available in the meeting room

9:00 a.m. Perspective on Role of SLPSRA in NASA
Gale Allen, NASA
- Organizational connections
- Support and science roles
- Potential future roles
- Q&A

10:00 a.m. ISS Research: Past, Present, and Future
Julie Robinson, NASA
- Research highlights
- Understanding progress
- Capabilities
- Q&A

11:00 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. CASIS Role in Microgravity Research
Michael Roberts, CASIS
- History and development (legislation, role,
and relationship with NASA microgravity and ISS
programs)
- Research portfolio
- Relationship to decadal
- Q&A

12:30 p.m. Lunch will be served in the meeting room;
discussion will continue

1:30 p.m. Adjourn Open Session

CLOSED SESSION
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Committee Only

Thursday, February 9, 2017
CLOSED SESSION
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Committee Only


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Daniel Dumbacher
Co-chair
Robert Ferl
Co-chair
Reza Abbaschian
Alan Hargens
Yiguang Ji
Dominique Langevin
Gloria Leon
Elliott Meyerowitz
Todd Mosher
James Pawelczyk
James T'ien
Mark Weislogel
Gayle Woloschak


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Bias and conflict discussion
Review of the Statement of Task
Planning for next meeting
Homework assignments

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
No outside materials were distributed to the committee.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: February 8, 2017