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APPENDIX D Meeting Agendas, Presentations, and Other Information Provided to the Committee MEETING ONE February 14-15, 2011, Washington, DC Day One 08:00-10:15 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) 10:30-16:00 OPEN SESSION 10:30-10:45 Welcome and introductions Ian Pepper, Committee Chair 10:45-11:30 U.S. Geological Survey perspectives on international science Jim Devine, Senior Science Advisor to the Director, U.S. Geological Survey 11:30-12:00 Background to study and overview of international science at the USGS Greg Withee, Director, International Programs Office, U.S. Geological Survey 12:00-12:45 Lunch 12:45-15:15 Presentations from USGS senior scientists from six science mission areas 12:45-13:10 Climate and Land Use Change June Thormodsgard 13:10-13:35 Core Science Systems Ivan DeLoatch 13:35-14:00 Ecosystems Bruce Jones 14:00-14:25 Energy and Minerals, and Sally Brady and Environmental Health Jeff Doebrich 153
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APPENDIX D 14:25-14:50 Natural Hazards John Eichelberger 14:50-15:15 Water Resources Verne Schneider Guiding questions: 1. Summarize your area’s current science mission(s) and international activities and describe you mission area’s future (5-10 years) science priorities and activities. 2. Why are international activities important to your science mission area and how do you see international activities helping to support national USGS and U.S. Government roles, priorities, and needs? 3. Identify what impediments exist, if any, to more effective participa- tion of your science mission area and the USGS in international science activities. 15:15-16:00 General discussion between USGS and committee 16:00-20:00 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) Day TwO 08:30-14:30 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) MEETING TWO April 18-19, 2011, Washington, DC Day One 08:00-09:15 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) 09:30-12:30 OPEN SESSION 09:30-09:45 Welcome and introductions Ian Pepper, Committee Chair 09:45-12:30 Panel discussion (15-minute opening remarks followed by discussion with committee) Andrew Reynolds, Acting S&T Adviser to the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State Annica Wayman, AAAS S&T Policy Fellow, Science & Technology Office, U.S. Agency for International Development 154
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Appendix D Gotthard Walser, Lead Mining Specialist, The World Bank Group Emily Scott, Assistant to Undersecretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense 12:30-13:30 Lunch 13:30-20:00 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) Day TwO 08:00-08:30 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) 08:30-09:30 OPEN SESSION - Skype discussion John Kelmelis, Professor, School of International Affairs, Penn State University 09:30-14:00 CLOSED SESSION (Committee & NRC Staff only) MEETING THREE August 16-17, 2011, Irvine, CA CLOSED SESSIONS (Committee & NRC Staff only) 155
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