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Board Meeting: Thursday, February 2, 2012, Board Room 1235
8:15 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.
Chairman's Introduction
8:20 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)/ Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP) Joint Session
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
CPP Subcommittee on Polar Issues (SOPI)
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
CPP Task Force on Unsolicited Mid-Scale Research (MS)
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CSB Task Force on Data Policies (DP)
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Committee on Audit and Oversight (A&O)
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Board Meeting: Friday, February 3, 2012, Board Room 1235
7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Committee on Education and Human Resources (CEH)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Committee on Stategy and Budget(CSB)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Committee on Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Plenary Executive Closed
Approval of Plenary Executive Closed Minutes, December 2011
Elections of ad hoc Committee on Nominating for NSB Election
Candidate Site for 2012 Board Retreat and Off-Site Meeting
Approval of Honorary Awards Recommendations
1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Plenary Closed
Approval of Plenary Closed Minutes, December 2011
Awards and Agreements
CPP Action Item
Closed Committee Reports
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Plenary Open
Approval of Open Session Minutes, December 2011
Chairman's Report
Director's Report
Open Committee Reports
Meeting Adjourns: 2:45 p.m.

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