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National Science Board meetings

National Science Board Meeting

About this event

Meetings of the full National Science Board are usually held four times a year.  These meetings will be held by videoconference. The public may observe the public meetings, which will be streamed to the NSB YouTube channel. There will be no in-person meetings. Public agendas and YouTube links are usually available one week before the meetings. Please contact nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov for further information. 

YouTube Link Day 1 (Feb 23):    https://youtu.be/A643zjcFb1o

YouTube Link Day 2 (Feb 24):   https://youtu.be/cXGvg8ESQCE


National Science Board Meeting 477

February 23 – 24, 2022

Meeting Agenda


Wednesday, February 23, 2022, Day 1

(Meeting conducted via Zoom)

  Plenary Open


 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM 

NSB Chair’s Opening Remarks



NSF Director’s Remarks



The Equity Ecosystem at NSF, NSF Presentation & Q&A 



NSB Chair’s Activities




Breakout Room

          12:45 – 1:00 PM

  Plenary Open Cont’d


           1:00 – 1:45 PM

NSB Chair/NSF Director Speaker Introduction



Director of DARPA




Breakout Room

        1:45 – 2:45 PM

  Plenary Open Cont’d


          2:45 – 3:45 PM

Committee on Awards and Facilities



Committee on Oversight Report



Committee on External Engagement Report



Committee on National Science and Engineering Policy    Report



  Vision 2030



Vision 2030 Update



K-12 STEM Education Exploratory Group Update




End of Day 1



          3:45 – 4:00 PM

Committee on Strategy, Committee Meeting, Closed       

    • Update on NSF’s FY 2022 and 2023 Budgets


          4:00 – 5:00 PM



Thursday, February 24, 2022, Day 2

(Meeting conducted via Zoom)

  Plenary Open


           1:00 - 2:15 PM

NSB Chair’s Welcome and Introduction



Innovation Partnerships Across the U.S. - Panel




Breakout Room

         2:15 – 2:30 PM

  Plenary Closed


          2:30 – 3:40 PM

NSB Chair’ Opening Remarks



Approval of December 2021 Closed Minutes



Director’s Remarks



Committee/Sub-committee Reports



Subcommittee on Technology,  Innovation and Partnerships report



       Committee on Oversight report



       Committee on Strategy report



NSF’s Geosciences Presentation - Antarctic Infrastructure Strategy




Breakout Room

          3:40 – 4:10 PM

  Plenary Closed Cont’d


           4:10 – 5:10 PM

Goals and Metrics, NSF presentation and discussion



  Executive Plenary Closed


          5:10 – 5:40 PM

NSB Chair’s Opening Remarks



Approval of December 2021 Executive Plenary Closed Minutes



NSF Director’s Remarks



Nominations Committee for Board Elections



  Plenary Open


        5:40 – 6:05 PM

NSB Chair’s Remarks



Approval of December 2021 Open Minutes



NSF Director’s Remarks



NSB Chair’s Closing Remarks



End of Meeting


Note: NSB provides some flexibility around its meeting times. A session may be extended by as much as 15 minutes if the Chair decides the extra time is warranted. The next session will start no later than 15 minutes after the noticed start time. If a session ends early, the next session may start up to 15 minutes earlier than the noticed start time. Open meetings can also be watched in their entirety later through the YouTube link.