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NNCI Annual Conference 2019

NNCI Annual Conference 2019
Harvard University - Center for Nanoscale Systems

Wednesday, October 23

12:00–2:30 pm  Education and Outreach Coordinators Meeting
3:00–5:30 pm   SEI Coordinators Meeting


Thursday, October 24NNCI 2019

7:30–8:30 am   Continental Breakfast
8:30–8:45 am   Conference Welcome and Overview, Professor Bob Westervelt (CNS, Harvard)
8:45–9:00 am   Larry Goldberg (NSF)
9:00–9:15 am   Lisa Friedersdorf (NNCO)
9:15–9:45 am   NNCI Coordinating Office Report, David Gottfried (Coordinating Office, Georgia Tech)

9:45-11:15 am   Site Reports and Panel 1: Aligning NNCI with National Research Priorities (Chair: Karl Bohringer)

11:15–11:30 am   Break

11:30–12:30 am   Breakout Session 1NNCI Reception 2019

  • Facility Management (Bill Wilson)
  • Researcher/User Training and Education (Julia Aebersold)
  • Diversity (Kristin Field and Maude Cuchiara)

12:30–1:30 pm   Lunch

1:30–2:00 pm   Keynote Speaker: "4CeeD: Real-Time Operating and Data Management Cyber-Infrastructure for Scientific Instruments" (Professor Klara Nahrstedt, UIUC)

2:00–3:30 pm   Site Reports and Panel 2: NNCI Impact and How to Measure It (Chair: Steve Campbell)

3:30–4:15 pm   Group Photo and Break

4:15–4:45 pm   Keynote Speaker: "New Opportunities with Old Materials" (Professor Marko Loncar, Harvard University)

4:45–5:30 pm   NNCI Associate Director Reports

6:30–9:30 pm  Reception and Banquet at the Boston Museum of ScienceNNCI Staff Awards 2019

  • NNCI Outstanding Staff Awards
  • "Beyond Nano… Addressing Quantum Science & Engineering with Public Audiences" (Carol Lynn Alpert, Museum of Science)


Friday, October 25

8:00–9:00 am   Continental Breakfast
                         Site Directors Meeting with Coordinating Office

9:00–9:30 am   Keynote Speaker: "National Nanofabrication Networks in Europe and the EuroNanoLab Project" (Professor/Research Director Michel de Labachelerie, EuroNanoLab)

9:30–11:00 am   Site Reports and Panel 3: Resource Allocation and New Equipment (Chair: Kevin Walsh)NNCI Conf 2019

11:00–11:30 am   Break

11:30–12:30 pm   Breakout Session 2

  • Best Practices for Health and Safety (Greg Cibuzar)
  • User Recruitment and Marketing (Heather Rauser)
  • Getting Ready for Renewal (Mark Allen)

11:30–12:30 pm   NNCI External Advisory Board Meeting

12:30–1:30 pm   Lunch

1:30–3:00 pm   Site Reports and Panel 4: Collaborations Beyond NNCI (Chair: Chris Ober)

3:00–3:30 pm   Break

3:30–4:30 pm   Breakout Session Reports

4:30–5:00 pm   External Advisory Board Report 

5:00 pm   Adjourn Meeting

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