association of ecosystem research centers

 

 

AERC Annual Symposium
Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

November 14, 2001

Agency Funding Agendas for Research and Applications

     7:30 AM

Continental breakfast

 

 

8:15

Welcome and introductory remarks
Lindsay Boring/David White

 

 

8:30

“Research Needs and Opportunities Bridging Terrestrial, Aquatic and Marine Ecosystems”
Dr. Donald Boesch, President of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

 

 

9:30

Public and Private Funding for Ecological Research and Applications: The Players, The Programs, The Payouts and The Prospects
Dr. David Blockstein, Senior Scientist of the National Council on Science and the Environment

 

 

10:30

Break

 

 

10:45

“New Programs and Initiatives Relevant to USGS Research”
Dr. Chip Groat, Director, U.S. Geological Survey

 

11:15

“New Programs and Initiatives Relevant to NSF Research”
Dr. Joann Roskoski, Deputy Assistant Director for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation

 

 

11:45

Lunch

   

1:15 PM

New Programs and Initiatives Relevant to USDA-NRI Research
Dr. Mark Poth, Division Director for Natural Resources and the Environment,
U.S.D.A. National Research Initiative

 

 

1:45

Legislative Perspectives on Programs and Funding
Hon. Wayne Gilchrest (R-MD), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans

 

 

2:15

New Programs and Initiatives Relevant to NOAA Research
Dr. David Evans, Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

 

2:45



3:15

3:30-5:00

Legislative Perspectives on Programs and Funding
Hon. Jack Kingston, (R-GA), House Interior and Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees (Invited)

Discussion

Reception