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Advisory group meetings

Fall 2021 Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate Advisory Committee Meeting

About the series

The Advisory Committee for NSF's Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate meets twice yearly to provide advice, recommendations and oversight to the directorate concerning support for research, education and human resources. The meeting is open and members of the public are welcome to attend as observers.

The fall meeting will be held online on December 2 and 3 from noon - 5 p.m. Eastern time. 

Real-time captions will be available during the meeting via the links below:

If you require additional reasonable accommodations, please contact nsfsbemtgsupport@nsf.gov no later than November 30.

To learn more about the role of SBE's advisory committee, visit the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) Advisory Committee page.

Agenda for Thursday, December 2:

12:00 – 12:15 pm
Welcome, Introductions, Approval of Previous AC Meeting Summary, Preview of Agenda
Dr. Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin-Madison, SBE AC Chair

12:15 – 1:15 pm
SBE Directorate Update

  • Budget and Strategy
    Dr. Arthur Lupia, Assistant Director (AD), SBE
  • Build and Broaden
    Dr. Kellina Craig-Henderson, Deputy AD, SBE
  • Strengthening American Infrastructure
    Dr. Marc Sebrechts, Division Director (DD), Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS)
  • NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    Dr. Deborah Olster, Senior Advisor, SBE
  • 2022 Science and Engineering Indicators
    Dr. Amy Burke, Program Director, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)

1:15 – 2:00 pm
Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES) Committee of Visitors (COV)

  • COV Report
    Dr. Rayvon Fouché, SES COV Chair
  • SES Response
    Dr. Alan Tomkins, Acting DD, SES

2:00 – 2:15 pm

2:15 – 2:35 pm
NSF Activities Related to Climate Change
Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins, Deputy Division Director (DDD), BCS

2:35 – 2:50 pm
Interagency Subcommittee on Open Science
Dr. Arthur Lupia, AD, SBE

2:50 – 3:20 pm
America’s Data Hub
Ms. Emilda Rivers, DD, and Dr. Vipin Arora, DDD, NCSES

3:20 – 4:00 pm
Translation, Innovation and Partnerships
Ms. Graciela Narcho, Senior Advisor, Office of the NSF Director

4:00 - 4:10 pm

4:10 – 4:50 pm
New AC Member Presentation
Dr. Lisa Cook, Michigan State University

4:50 pm
Adjourn for the Day

Agenda for Friday, December 3:

12:00 – 12:45 pm
Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) – SBE Collaborative Opportunities

  • CISE Perspective
    Dr. Margaret Martonosi, AD, CISE
  • Industry Partnership
    Dr. Duncan Watts, University of Pennsylvania

12:45 – 1:15 pm
Open Discussion, Prepare for Meeting with NSF Leadership

1:15 – 1:30 pm

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Meeting with NSF Leadership
Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan, NSF Director
Dr. Karen Marrongelle, NSF Chief Operating Officer

2:00 – 2:30 pm
Activities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. William Riley, Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH
Dr. Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin-Madison, SBE AC Chair

2:30 – 3:00 pm
COVID-19 Activities

  • Societal Experts Action Network Update
    Dr. Alan Tomkins, Acting DD, SES
  • Additional SBE Activities
    Mr. Jason Stoughton, Communications Specialist, SBE

3:00 – 3:45 pm
Research Infrastructure for the SBE Sciences
Dr. Joseph Whitmeyer, Acting DDD, SES
Dr. Cheryl Eavey, SBE/SES Program Director
Dr. Shaowen Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dr. David Lazer, Northeastern University

3:45 – 3:55 pm

3:55 – 4:15 pm
SBE AC Subcommittees

4:15 – 4:30 pm
Wrap-up, Assignments, Closing Remarks
Dr. Dominique Brossard, University of Wisconsin-Madison, SBE AC Chair
Dr. Arthur Lupia, AD, SBE

4:30 pm

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SBE Advisory Committee

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