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Project Title: Measuring Human Capabilities: Performance Potential of Individuals and Collectives

PIN: DBASSE-BBCSS-11-01         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
DBASSE Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

RSO:
Chauvin, Cherie

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Education; National Security and Defense


Measuring Human Capabilities: Performance Potential of Individuals and Collectives
November 29, 2012 - November 30, 2012
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



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: Renee L. Wilson Gaines
Email: rwilson@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2145
Fax: 202-334-2210


Agenda:

DAY 1 November 29, 2012

12:00 - 4:00 Closed Session

4:00 WELCOME & STUDY INTRODUCTION
• Barbara Wanchisen, Director, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
- Introduction of Sponsor & Staff
• Jack Stuster, Chair, Committee on Measuring Human Capabilities
- Introduction of Committee Members & Attendees

4:30 - SPONSOR PERSPECTIVE
• Jay Goodwin, Chief, Foundational Science, US Army Research Institute
- Charge & Expectations of the Workshop and Consensus Report

6:15 Working Dinner
Topics: Continued discussion of sponsor perspective on study charge

8:00PM End Open Session

DAY 2 November 30, 2012

8:00-10:30 Closed Session

10:30 ARMY SELECTION & CLASSIFICATION TESTS
• Tonia Heffner, Personnel Assessment Research Unit, US Army Research Institute (tentative)

11:00 WORKSHOP TOPIC BRAINSTORMING
• Cherie Chauvin, Study Director
- Ground rules for brainstorming
• Jack Stuster, Chair
- Review of potential topics list in briefing book

12:30 WORKING LUNCH
Topics: Travel reimbursement and other logistic instructions from NRC staff; workshop public invitee guest list
Lunch will be served in the meeting room.

1:00 WORKSHOP FORMAT & INVITED PRESENTERS
• Cherie Chauvin, Study Director
• Tina Winters, Associate Program Officer
- Reactions to straw man agenda
- Role of the committee members
- Potential presenters
- Commissioned paper topics & authors

3:00 BREAK

End Open Session

3:00 - 5:00 Closed Session


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Jack Stuster
Georgia Chao
Randall Engle (November 29 only)
Leaetta Hough
Patrick Kyllonen
John McArdle
Stephen Stark

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Committee composition and balance
Scope of work and major issues to be addressed
Committee’s approach to tasking
Structure and schedule for future meetings
Structure, format, and presenations for public workshop

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Briefing book containing open source articles on historical and current Armed Services testing programs; personel selection; testing; cognitive and non-cognitive abilities; and relevant publications authored by committee members.



Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 4, 2012