The draft agenda for the May 2018 IAB meeting is outlined below.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Courtyard Hotel

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Registration; Welcome Reception

Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Monsanto Huxley Learning Center

7:30 am                      

Registration; Breakfast/Social Time

8:15 am                      

Welcome, Introductions, Meeting Goals, Update on Center Activities

  • Bryony Bonning, Director, Iowa State University
  • S. Reddy Palli, Co-Director, University of Kentucky

9:00 am                     

NSF I/UCRC program

9:20 am

IAB Synchronization Meeting (IAB & NSF only)

  • Discussion of research areas for fall proposals
  • Concurrent training session for researchers: Data Management

10:20 am              


10:50 am                   

Research Updates (3 presentations)

20 minutes per project [12 minute presentation, 8 minutes of discussion and completion of Level of Interest Feedback Evaluation (LIFE) form]

11:50 am


1:00 pm                   

Research Updates Cont’d (5 presentations)

20 minutes per project, as above

2:40 pm


3:00 pm

Research Updates Cont’d (5 presentations)

20 minutes per project, as above

4;40 pm                     

Review of afternoon/evening and Day 2 Activities

4:50 pm

Depart for Buffalo Trace tour

5:40 pm               

Social hour (Principal Park, Skybox 401)

6:40 pm - ???  

Baseball game and more food (Principal Park, Skybox 401)

Friday, May 18, 2018

7:30 am                      

Breakfast/Social Time

8:00 am

LIFE Form Review and Discussion

  • Otto Doering, NSF Center Evaluator
  • LIFE Form Discussion with PIs

8:45 am                     

IAB meeting (IAB members & NSF) – Researchers are dismissed at this time

  • Discussion of research updates
  • Selection of topics for RFA

10:00 am


10:15 am

IAB Report Out, Discussion (IAB, Center and Site Directors, NSF)

10:45 am                   

Future directions (IAB, Center and Site Directors, NSF)

11:15 am                  

Other discussion

12:00 am                  

Adjourn (Boxed lunches for industry, NSF and CAMTech directors)