The DRAFT AGENDA for the October 2015 IAB meeting is outlined below.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

7:00 – 9:00 pm   Registration; Welcome Reception with Poster Session

Thursday, October 15, 2015

7:30                        Registration; Breakfast

8:00                        Welcome (ISU official)

8:15                        Welcome, Meeting Goals, Update on Center Activities

                                • Bryony Bonning, Director, Iowa State University

                                • S. Reddy Palli, Co-Director, University of Kentucky

8:45                        NSF I/UCRC program

                                • Raffaella Montelli, NSF

                                • Otto Doering, NSF Center Evaluator

9:25                       Break

9:45                       Research Updates

                                20 minutes per project (12 minute presentation, 8 minutes of                                             discussion and completion of Level of Interest Feedback                                                                   Evaluation Form [LIFE] form)

11:25                     Lunch and poster session

12:50                     Research Proposals

                               20 minutes per project (12 minute presentation, 8 minutes of                                                           discussion and completion of Level of Interest Feedback                                                           Evaluation Form [LIFE] form)

2:30                        Review of evening and Day 2 Activities

2:45                        Break

3:00                        IAB Meeting (IAB Members and NSF)

                                • Discussion of proposed projects, voting, discussion of voting                                                            results, formulation of funding recommendation to center                                                                      leadership

5:00 pm                End of Sessions

5:30 pm                Poster Session and Social hour

7:00 – 9:00 pm   Dinner

Friday, October 16, 2015

7:30                        Breakfast

8:00                        LIFE Form Review and Discussion

                                • Otto Doering, NSF Center Evaluator

9:30                        IAB meeting (IAB members & NSF)

                                • Discussion of research updates

                               • Discussion of proposed projects, voting and                                                                                             discussion of results, formulation of funding                                                                                             recommendation to center leadership

10:45                     Break

11:00                     IAB Report Out, Discussion (IAB, Center and Site Directors, NSF)

11:30                     Action Items, Plans for Next Semiannual Meeting (IAB, Center and                                                    Site Directors, NSF)

11:50                     Summary and Closing Remarks

                                • Bryony Bonning, Iowa State University

                                • Reddy Palli, University of Kentucky

12:00                     Adjourn (Boxed lunches to go)