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Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD
June 11-13, 2013
Administration Building, Portrait Room

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Session I - Overview

8:00 a.m. Call to Order
Alan Taub, VCAT Chair
8:10 a.m. Welcome and Agenda Review
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Principal Deputy
8:45 a.m. Discussion
9:00 a.m.
NIST Safety Update
Richard Kayser, Chief Safety Officer
9:15 a.m. Discussion
Session II – Advanced Manufacturing
9:30 a.m.
Overview of NIST Activities in Support of Advanced Manufacturing
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Principal Deputy

9:40 a.m.


9:50 p.m.

Update on NIST Extramural Programs in Advanced Manufacturing
Frank Gayle, Deputy Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
Alex Folk, Program Development Office Director, Manufacturing Extension Partnership

10:05 a.m.


10:20 a.m.


10:35 a.m.

A Model for Working with Manufacturers -- NIST Center for Automotive Lightweighting (NCAL)
Tim Foecke, Director, NCAL and Leader, Materials Performance Group, Materials Science and Engineering Division, Material Measurement Laboratory

10:50 a.m.


11:05 a.m.


Session III – Cybersecurity (Part 1)
12:50 p.m.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE): Current Status and Future Plans
Donna Dodson, Acting Associate Director and Acting Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)
1:10 p.m. Discussion
1:25 p.m. NCCoE Partnership Perspectives: Building Blocks for Cybersecurity
Vernon Lee, Federal Civilian Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Services
1:45 p.m. Discussion
Session IV – Program Update: Forensic Science
1:55 p.m. NIST’s Role in Forensic Science
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Principal Deputy
2:05 p.m. Memorandum of Understanding on Forensic Science between NIST and the Department of Justice
Mark Stolorow, Director, Law Enforcement Standards Office (OLES)  
2:25 p.m. Forensic Science and the NIST Laboratory Programs
Richard Cavanagh, Director, Office of Special Programs 
2:45 p.m. Discussion on Forensic Science
3:00 p.m. Adjourn Day 1
Wednesday, June 12, 2013*
Session V: NIST Update
8:30 a.m.
NIST Update
Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
9:10 a.m. Discussion
Session VI - Advanced Communications
9:25 a.m.

NIST and Advanced Communications
Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office

9:45 a.m. Discussion
Session VII - NIST Centers of Excellence
10:00 a.m. NIST Centers of Excellence Program: An Update
Willie May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs and Principal Deputy
10:20 a.m. Discussion
10:35 a.m. Break
Session VIII -Cybersecurity (Part 2)
10:45 a.m. Cybersecurity Framework Development Overview: NIST's Role in Implementing Executive Order 13636 “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity”
Adam Sedgewick, Senior Information Technology Policy Advisor, ITL
11:05 a.m. Discussion
Session IX - Wrap-Up
11:20 a.m.

Review of Action Items and Plans for October 2013 VCAT Meeting
Alan Taub, VCAT Chair

12:15 p.m. Adjournment
*Public comments will be inserted in the morning of June 12 if needed.

Future VCAT Meeting Dates
October 8-9, 2013 (Gaithersburg, MD)
February 5-6, 2014 (Gaithersburg, MD)
June 10-11, 2014 (Gaithersburg, MD)
October 7-8, 2014 (Location pending)
February 4-5, 2015 (Gaithersburg, MD)
June 9-10, 2015 (Gaithersburg, MD)
October 7-8, 2015 (Location pending)