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CHE's 2018 FICR Meeting

Federal Interagency Chemistry Representatives

May 15, 2018 8:30 AM  to 
May 15, 2018 5:00 PM
National Science Foundation

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2015 Federal Interagency Chemistry Representatives (FICR) Meeting Participant Bio Pages HERE

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LUNCH BOX MENU OPTIONS: Pleae "Paste" your lunch preference in the "Registration's Comments" field (at the end of the Registration form), along with any allergies, dietary restrictions, or modications.

For your convenience, we have attached a Lunch Box Menu. Please note there is a $20.00 (cash only) payment, upon arriving at the meeting.

To assure your meal preference, please register by, May 8, 2018.

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Federal Interagency Chemistry Representatives (FICR) Meeting

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Room 2020

        AGENDA

7:30 – 8:30 am

Arrival and Check-In

Room 2020

8:30 am

Opening Remarks -  Angela Wilson (NSF, Division of Chemistry, Director)

8:40 am

Topic 1: Agency Introductions and Interagency Cooperation:

Sharing data and ideas, overlapping areas (Quantum Information Science, Catalysis, Separations, Instrumentation)

Co-chairs: Angela Wilson (NSF, Division of Chemistry, Director),

Bruce Garrett (Director, DOE Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences);

Scribe: Luke Hanley (NSF, Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry)

9:10 am

Discussion

9:40 am

Topic 2: Communicating Chemistry: Public Outreach, Congressional Communications

Co-chairs: Barry Lefer (Manager, NASA Tropospheric Composition Program),

Amanda Hallberg Greenwell (Head, NSF Office of Legislative and Public Affairs);

Scribe: Melissa Olson (NSF, Presidential Management Fellow)

10:10 am

Discussion

10:40 am

Break

11:00 am

Topic 3: Data: Standardization; Data-Driven Science; archiving, sharing (data repository), utilization, & reproducibility

Co-chairs: Susan Gregurick (Director, NIGMS Division of Biophysics, Biomedical

Technology, and Computational Biosciences),

Bob Hanisch (Director, NIST Office of Data and Informatics);

Scribe: Lin He (NSF, Chemical Measurement, and Imaging)

11:30 am

Discussion

12:00 pm

Working Lunch - breakouts on morning topics

12:30 pm

Greeting & Comments - Anne Kinney (NSF, Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences)

12:45 pm

Reports from Breakout Discussions

1:15 pm

Break

1:30 pm

Afternoon Breakouts, Session 1

Proposal review(Room 2020)

  • Chair: Raul Miranda (DOE, Chemical Transformations),
  • Scribe: Tingyu Li (NSF, Chemical Structures, Dynamics, and Mechanisms)

Centers (Room 3080)

  • Chair: Kate Beers (NIST, Polymers and Complex Materials);
  • Scribe: Kathy Covert (NSF, Centers for Chemical Innovation)

Agency Challenges and Opportunities (Room 9001)

  • Chair: Michael Berman (AFOSR, Molecular Dynamics and Theoretical Chemistry Program)
  • Scribe: Ken Moloy (NSF, Chemical Catalysis)

 

 

2:15 pm

Break

2:30 pm

Afternoon Breakouts, Session 2: Participants rotate

Proposal review (Room 2020)

  • Chair: Raul Miranda (DOE, Chemical Transformations)
  • Scribe: Tingyu Li (NSF, Chemical Structures, Dynamics, and Mechanisms)

Centers (Room 3080)

  • Chair: Kate Beers (NIST, Polymers and Complex Materials);
  • Scribe: Kathy Covert (NSF, Centers for Chemical Innovation)

Agency Challenges and Opportunities (Room 9001)

  • Chair: Michael Berman (Manager, AFOSR, Molecular Dynamics, and Theoretical Chemistry Program)
  • Scribe: Ken Moloy, (NSF, Chemical Catalysis)

 

3:15 pm

Break

3:30 pm

Reports from Breakout Discussion and Action Items

Room 2020

4:00 pm

Network/Dinner/Departure

*Please continue to check the site for updates and detailed program information!*

NSF VISITOR INFORMATION

The National Science Foundation’s street address is 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Visitors access NSF via the Visitor Center entry adjacent to the south building entrance on Eisenhower Avenue (Map here).

The Visitor Center opens at 7:00 AM, and we encourage you to arrive 20 to 30 minutes, before the start of the meeting, to allow time for visitor processing.

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NSF FICR MEETING CONFERENCE ROOM LOCATION

NSF Conference Room:  E2020

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NSF VISITOR ACCESS

NSF has instituted security measures to increase the safety of employees, contractors, and visitors, and to protect its facilities. Upon entry, you will be required to go through a security checkpoint, so please consider limiting the amount of bags or personal materials that you bring, to minimize the inspection time.

In order to receive an NSF Visitor's Badge, you must present your Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card or Military ID card. For more information on acceptable forms of ID, please visit the Department of Homeland Security's REAL ID Act webpage.

TRAVEL INFORMATION TO NSF

For detailed directions, choose an arrival point from the list below:

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Meeting Type
Partnership Meeting

Contacts
Kenneth G. Moloy, (703) 292-8441, email: kmoloy@nsf.gov
Kelsey D. Cook, (703) 292-7490, email: kcook@nsf.gov
Darren K. Kimble, (703) 292-7159, email: dkimble@nsf.gov
Gloria D. Yancey, (703) 292-8840, email: gyancey@nsf.gov

NSF Related Organizations
NSF-Wide
Division of Chemistry

Meeting Information
For FICR Members Only