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Project Title: Survey of Surveys: Lessons Learned from the Decadal Survey Process

PIN: DEPS-SSB-13-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Space Studies Board DEPS

Smith, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Earth Sciences; Policy for Science and Technology; Space and Aeronautics

Survey of Surveys: Lessons Learned from the Decadal Survey Process
August 25, 2014 - August 27, 2014
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: Dionna Williams
Phone: 202/334-2447
Fax: 202/334-2482


Draft agenda (as of 08/21/14)
(Please check this page as the agenda is subject to change.)

Monday, August 25

1:00 p.m. Congressional Perspective on Decadal Surveys
Tom Hammond, House Science, Space and Technology

2:00 p.m. Perspectives on the CATE and Mission-Design Processes
Steve Battel, Battel Engineering

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. NSF Perspective on Decadal Surveys
James Ulvestad and Richard Behnke
Division of Astronomical Sciences/Atmospheric and
Geospace Sciences

4:15 p.m. General Discussion
Committee and Guests

5:15 p.m. Activities suspended to reconvene in open session for
a working dinner

Tuesday, August 26

1:00 p.m. Community Perspective on Decadal Surveys
Joel Parriott, American Astronomical Society

2:00 p.m. SMD Perspectives on Decadal Surveys
Mike Freilich/Paul Hertz
Earth Sciences/Astrophysics Divisions

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. Chief Scientist’s Perspective on Decadal Surveys
Ellen Stofan, NASA

4:15 p.m. SMD Perspectives on Decadal Surveys (continued)
James Green/Jeffrey Newmark
Planetary Sciences/Heliophysics Divisions

5:15 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Alan Dressler
Daniel Baker
Roger Blandford
David Bearden
Stacey Boland
Wendy Calvin
Athena Coustenis
via WebEx/teleconference
J. Todd Hoeksema
Anthony Janetos
Stephen Mackwell
Norman Sleep
Charles Woodward
Thomas Young

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
*Discussed report outline.
*Section reports.
*Writing assignments.
*Plans for the next meeting.

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: September 5, 2014