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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.  Due to continued health and safety precautions, this meeting is not open to in-person attendance by the public.  Shortly before the meeting, a YouTube URL will be posted for viewing by the public.

Youtube Link Day 1 (May 5): https://youtu.be/EgeS0log4nc

YouTube Link Day 2 (May 6): https://youtu.be/9fvLiKEJ6bs

National Science Board Meeting 479

May 5 – 6, 2022

Meeting Agenda


Thursday, May 5, 2022, Day 1

(Meeting conducted in person and via Zoom)

  Plenary Open


 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM 

NSB Chair’s Opening Remarks



Director’s Remarks



NSB Chair’s Activities 



NSB Panel – Geography of Federal Funding





          12:45 – 12:55 PM

  Plenary Open Cont’d


           12:55 – 1:40 PM

Q&A with the 2022 NSF Waterman and NSB Public Service Awardees




Lunch Room/Zoom Breakout Room

        1:40 – 2:40 PM

  Plenary Open Cont’d


          2:40 – 4:45 PM

Richard W. Spinrad, PhD, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator



Committee Reports



Committee on Strategy



Committee on Oversight



Committee on External Engagement



Committee on National Science and Engineering Policy



Working Group Project



K-12 STEM Education Exploratory Group



End of Day 1

Friday, May 6, 2022, Day 2

(Meeting conducted in person and via Zoom)

  Plenary Open


10:30 - 11:00 AM

NSB Chair’s Welcome and Remarks



Approval of February 2022 Open Minutes



NSF Director’s Remarks



  Plenary Closed


11:00 – 11:55 AM

NSB Chair’ Opening Remarks



Approval of February 2022 Closed Minutes



Director’s Remarks



Committee/Sub-committee Reports



Committee on Awards and Facilities



       Committee on Strategy



       Subcommittee on Technology, Innovation and Partnerships



  Executive Plenary Closed


11:55 AM – 12:45 PM

NSB Chair’s Opening Remarks



Approval of February 2022 Executive Plenary Closed Minutes



Director’s Remarks



Board Elections




Lunch Room/ Zoom Breakout Room

12:45 - 1:30 PM

  Plenary Open


1:30 – 2:30 PM

Vision Retrospective



NSB Chair's Farewell to Members



Director’s Farewell to Outgoing Members



NSB Chair’s Closing Remarks



End of Meeting