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Early Career Geoscience Faculty Visit to the National Science Foundation

Friday, June 20, 2008

If you are planning to go (or thinking about going) on the optional NSF visit on June 20, you'll want to browse the NSF web site, which provides information about all of their programs, including the Program Directors. Particular web pages that may be useful give information about the Geoscience Directorate (this includes links to the Divisions of Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Ocean Sciences), the Geoscience Staff, the Division of Undergraduate Education, and the Division of Human Resources.

Schedule

6:45 am Depart for NSF (from Hospitality House, either on the bus or in your own car)

9:45-10:15 Check in (get visitor badge). You must have government-issued photo identification (e.g., driver's license).

10:15-10:50 Introduction to the National Science Foundation and Geoscience-Related Programs (Room 110)

SCHEDULE

11:00-12:00 Small group meetings OR individual meetings with relevant program officers for those whose research interests are different than the programs listed below. Small group meetings are scheduled based on the number of participants with interests in these programs and the availability of program officers.

12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own or with small groups

Afternoon: Small group sessions and individual meetings to discuss research goals/projects with NSF Program Officers.

1:30-2:10 Concurrent Sessions

2:15-2:55 Concurrent Sessions

3:00-3:40 Integrating Research and Education: NSF's CAREER Program and fulfilling the "Broader Impacts" requirement - Sonia Esperanca (EAR), Don Elthon (OCE), and Sarah Ruth (ATM) (Room 730)

3:45-4:25 Concurrent Sessions

4:30-5:00 Debriefing session (Room 730)

5:15 Dinner at Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Cafe, 4301 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203 (703-528-3131)

6:45 Bus departs for Williamsburg (leave from restaurant)


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