Appendix B

Agendas for Meetings of Board on Assessment of NIST Programs

OCTOBER 7, 1999
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Facilities Overview, Dave Norcross, Director, Boulder Laboratories

9:45 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.

Executive Session

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

Laboratory Tours

12:30 p.m.

Time and Frequency Division, Physics Laboratory

“NIST Primary Frequency Standards”

Presenters: Dawn Meekhof and Don Sullivan

1:00 p.m.

Radio-Frequency Technology Division, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory

“EM Compatibility Measurements”

Presenter: Dennis Friday

1:30 p.m.

Materials Reliability Division, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory

“Electron Microscopy Investigations of Interconnect Reliability for Microelectronics”

Presenter: Bob Keller



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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000 Appendix B Agendas for Meetings of Board on Assessment of NIST Programs OCTOBER 7, 1999 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Facilities Overview, Dave Norcross, Director, Boulder Laboratories 9:45 a.m. Break 10:00 a.m. Executive Session 11:30 a.m. Lunch Laboratory Tours 12:30 p.m. Time and Frequency Division, Physics Laboratory “NIST Primary Frequency Standards” Presenters: Dawn Meekhof and Don Sullivan 1:00 p.m. Radio-Frequency Technology Division, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory “EM Compatibility Measurements” Presenter: Dennis Friday 1:30 p.m. Materials Reliability Division, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory “Electron Microscopy Investigations of Interconnect Reliability for Microelectronics” Presenter: Bob Keller

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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000 2:00 p.m. Electromagnetic Technology Division, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory “Micro- and Nanoscale Fabrication Facilities” Presenter: Dick Harris (or colleague) 2:30 p.m. Optoelectronics Division, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory “Measurements for the Optoelectronics Industry” Presenter: Gordon Day DECEMBER 9-10, 1999 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland Thursday, December 9   8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Linda Capuano, Chair, NRC Board on Assessment of NIST Programs 9:00 a.m. Introduction to NRC and Overview of Board/Panel Operations Dorothy Zolandz, Director, Board on Assessment of NIST Programs, National Research Council 9:15 a.m. NIST Director's Address Ray Kammer, Director, NIST 9:30 a.m. Overview of NIST Measurements and Standards Laboratories Katharine Gebbie, Chair, NIST Laboratory Council and Director, NIST Physics Laboratory 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. Overview of Technology Services Richard Kayser, Acting Director, Technology Services 11:45 a.m. Lunch 12:45 p.m. Look to the Future for the Measurement and Standards Laboratories Michael Casassa, Director, NIST Program Office Dave Norcross, Director, NIST Boulder Laboratories Leslie Smith, Director, NIST Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory Belinda Collins, Director, Office of Standards Services, NIST Technology Services 2:15 p.m. Staff Development, Leadership Training, and Succession Planning Jack Snell, Director, NIST Building and Fire Research Laboratory 3:15 p.m. Break 3:30 p.m. Databases John Rumble, Chief of the Standard Reference Data Program, NIST Technology Services 4:00 p.m. Web Security Barbara Guttman, Deputy Director, NIST Information Technology Laboratory

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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000 4:30 p.m. Executive session 6:00 p.m. Adjourn Friday, December 10   8:00 a.m. Executive Session 12 noon Lunch 1:00 p.m. Meet with NIST Organizational Unit Heads Topics: Expectations for Panels, Themes for 2000, Feedback from 1999 3:00 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m. Executive Session 3:45 p.m. Adjourn MAY 3-4, 2000 National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Wednesday, May 3   Closed Session   8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Discussion of Board Balance and Composition; Discussion of Candidates for New Members 9:30 a.m. Review Panel Findings; Identify Overarching Themes 12 noon Lunch 12:45 p.m. Transportation to NIST Gaithersburg Open Session   1:30 p.m. Tour of NIST Laboratory Facilities Measuring the Country's Electric Power: The Impact of Deregulation (James Olthoff, Electronics and Electrical Engineering) Nanoscale Physics Laboratory: Quantum Electronics and Autonomous Atom Assembly (Bob Celotta, Physics Laboratory) Atomic-Resolution Study of Copper Electrodeposition (Tom Moffat, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory) XCALIBIR: X-Ray Optics Calibration Interferometer (Angela Davis, Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory)

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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000 XML/E-Business: eXtensible Markup Language (XML) Conformance Testing (Mark Skall, Information Technology Laboratory) Service Life Prediction for Building Materials: The Photodegradation Laboratory (Jon Martin, Building and Fire Research Laboratory) Standards for Healthcare Measurements (Joe Dalluge, Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory) 4:30 p.m. Transportation to Holiday Inn, Georgetown Thursday, May 4   Closed Session   7:30 a.m. Light Breakfast Preparation for Meeting with NIST Organizational Unit Heads   8:00 a.m. Complete Discussion of Overarching Themes 9:30 a.m. Brainstorm on “Quality Metrics” 10:00 a.m. Discuss Possibilities for Assessment of Interlaboratory Activities 10:30 a.m. Globalization Issues 11:00 a.m. Discuss Process and Lessons Learned Open Session   11:30 a.m. Discussion with NIST Organizational Unit Heads on Overarching Themes/Issues 12:30 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Discussion of “Quality Metrics” 1:30 p.m. Discussion of Assessment of Interlaboratory Programs 2:00 p.m. NIST Measurement and Standards Laboratories Budget: Current Budget Status and Strategies for Coping Karen Brown, Deputy Director, NIST Role of Board on Assessment in Budget Issues—Open Discussion Closed Session   2:30 p.m. Rethink Issues Based upon Meeting with NIST Staff 3:30 p.m. Meeting Adjourns