NESDIS CI Director's Meeting

Burt Hall, Room 193
Directors: COAS Admin Seminar Room (Break Out)
NOAA Managers: Burt 152 (Break Out)
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

June 20-21, 2006

Final Agenda

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Tuesday, June 20

8:30 Welcome Mike Freilich, Ted Strub  
8:40 Logisitics, Review Agenda Amy Vandehey, Ingrid Guch  


  • Future Directions in NOAA, NESDIS, and STAR
  • NOAA Developments impacting the CIs
  • STAR Issues and Changes
  • Where are STAR and CIs headed?
  • Scientific & Programmatic Focus Areas
Al Powell  

CoRP & CI Policy Updates

  • Outcomes from "All-NOAA" CI Meeting
  • Actions items from previous meetings/conference calls
  • Lessons learned from CICS' and other reviews
  • Expected procedure for Full Recompetitions
  •; Grants online - Timeliness of Proposals & Awards
  • Improving working relationships & demonstrating performance
  • Grants process within STAR
Ingrid Guch  
10:15 Coffee Break   

General Discussion of CI and NOAA Issues listed above, plus:

  • Suggestions for revised 5-year Stategic Plan
  • CI roles and impacts
  • CI roles in receiving & processing data from "international satellite sensors
  • Changes in CI activities in response to the new 5-year structure of CI funding
12:00 Lunch  
1:00 CI Highlights, 20 min @: CIMSS, CIRA, CICS, CREST Steve Ackerman,
Tom Vonder Haar,
Tony Busalacchi,
Reza Khanbilvardi
2:20 Break  

CI Highlights (cont): CIOSS
Plans for Operational Ocean Observing System (IOOS)

Ted Strub  
3:10 Plans for Operational Ocean Modeling Systems Alexander Kurapov  
3:30 CIOSS Poster Session    
5:00 Adjourn and Dinner at a selected group site or on your own    


Wednesday, June 21

8:30 Separate Discussions by Directors and NOAA Managers    
9:30 Summary of Discussions: Directors and NOAA Managers    
10:15 Coffee Break     
10:30 Meeting Summary & Post-Meeting Action Items  

Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
-Q&A Joint session with GMD, Directors and Administrators

MIke Nelson  
12:30 Lunch