2013 LTER Executive Board and Science Council Meeting

2013 LTER EXECUTIVE BOARD and SCIENCE COUNCIL MEETING

May 13 - May 17 2013


Monday 5/13/2013
LTER EXECUTIVE BOARD/ LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL Meeting
EXECUTIVE BOARD Travel Day

18:00 - Dinner On Your Own

Tuesday 5/14/2013
LTER EXECUTIVE BOARD Meeting – NMSU CAMPUS
LTER Science Council Travel Day


08:00 - LTER Executive Board Breakfast (coffee available at 7:30) – Wooton Hall Van shuttles from hotel start at 7:30

08:30 - LTER Executive Board Meets – Wooton Hall Room 208

10:00 - Break

12:00 - Lunch for EXECUTIVE BOARD and Early Arrivals

13:00 - EXECUTIVE BOARD Reconvenes

15:00 - Break

16:30- Reception for EXECUTIVE BOARD and LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL – Wooton Hall Patio - Shuttle Pickups from hotel to Wooton Hall from 16:15 to 16:45

18:00 - Dinner Chez Peters for EB, NAB, NSF participants

18:00 - Dinner On your own for LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL


Wednesday 5/15/2013
LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL Meeting - NMSU CAMPUS

08:00 - Breakfast (Coffee available at 7:30)– Wooton Hall -Van shuttles from hotel start at 7:30

08:30 - LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL Executive Session – Wooton Hall Room 105

10:30 Break

10:45 - Plenary Session I – Wooton Hall Room 105
Welcome and Brief Introductory Comments – Scott Collins
Overview of Science Program – Childers/Ducklow

10:45 - Jim Gosz (LTER) & Kristin Vanderbilt (SEV): The ILTER Network: Past, Present and Future Opportunities:
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Gosz-Vand...

11:20 - Manuel Maas (Mex-LTER): The Mex-LTER Network and opportunities for international collaborations:
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/MMaass%20...

11:50 - Field Trip to Jornada Range - Box Lunches

18:00 - Reception and Dinner – Jornada Range – Ranch

Thursday 5/16/2013
LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL Meeting – NMSU CAMPUS

08:00 - Breakfast (coffee available at 07:30) – Wooton Hall - Van shuttles from hotel start at 07:30

08:30 - Plenary Session II – Wooton Hall Room 105
Megan Woltz (KBS): Expanding dimensions in landscape agroecological research: an ILTER cross-site collaboration:
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/LTER%20sc...
09:00 - Melinda Smith (KNZ): Generality in ecosystem responses to global change: the power of intercontinental comparisons and network approaches:
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Smith_LTE...

09:30 - Evelyn Gaiser (FCE): Understanding an iconic landscape through comparative international long-term ecological research:
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/ILTER%20P...
10:00 - Break

10:30 - Byron Adams (MCM): The MCM TON: An international effort to oordinate scientific measurements, data management and environmental stewardship
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Adams%20J...
11:00 - John Porter (VCR): ILTER information management collaborations:
http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Porter_IL...

11:30 - Prepare for Breakout Groups:

1: Fostering international collaborations - the Coastal Group:
2: Brainstorming session: What makes LTER unique and essential:
3:Enhancing diversity in the LTER Network:
4: Strategies for funding cross-site research (new data):
5:Information Management:
6: Facilitating Discovery Science: .

12:00 - Lunch

13:00 - Breakout Groups - Convene in Breakout groups Wooton Hall Rooms 105A,B,C, Gerald Thomas Room Hall 173, Baby sheep stalls adjacent to Wooton Hall; NAB meets in Room 208 Wooton Hall

15:30 - Break

16:00 - Breakout Group Reports and Synthesis – Wooton Hall Room 105

1: Fostering international collaborations - the Coastal Group: http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Coastal%2...
2: Brainstorming session: What makes LTER unique and essential: http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/LTER%20sc...
3:Enhancing diversity in the LTER Network: http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Enhancing...
4: Strategies for funding cross-site research (new data): http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/REPORT%20...
5:Information Management: http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Enabling%...
6: Facilitating Discovery Science: http://intranet2.lternet.edu/sites/intranet2.lternet.edu/files/Facilitat... .

18:00 - LTER SCIENCE COUNCIL Mixer, Dinner and Business Meeting (Chairs and Second Reps welcome to attend) – Wooton Hall - Early Departures for Chairs and Second Reps


Agenda (DRAFT)
LTER Science Council Business Meeting May 16, 2013 (6:30 PM)
Jornada LTER and NMSU Campus (JRN)

1. Roll call / Agenda review & approval (10 minutes)

2. Approval of May 2012 Minutes (1 minute)

3. NSF Report – Saran Twombly and Matt Kane (90 minutes)

  • Budget update
  • Other topics?

4. Science Initiatives Reports (2-3 minutes each)

  • Diversity workshop – Collins
  • ILTER – Vanderbilt
  • Managing data for decommissioned sites, maintaining collaborations – Waide/Collins

5. Report from the LNO - Bob Waide (15 minutes)

6. Report from the Chair – Scott Collins (10 minutes)

  • EB Priorities
  • Q/A

7. 2014 Minisymposium (15 minutes)

  • Call for theme (set by SC)
  • Planning committee – call for nominations

8. 2014 SC Meeting (15 minutes)

  • MOR will host, date to be set
  • Science theme – call for nominations
  • Planning committee – call for nominations

9. Recognition and thanks (10 minutes)

  • Local SC Hosts (Deb Peters, Bernice Gamboa and a cast of THOUSANDS)
  • Jim Gosz
  • Outgoing EB members (David Foster, Nick Brokaw, Hugh Ducklow) [incoming: Mark Ohman - CCE, Evelyn Gaiser - FCE, Gus Shaver - ARC]
  • Minisymposium Organizing Committee (Dan Childers, Chair; Nancy Grimm, Dave Tilman, Mark Ohman, Barbara Bond)
  • SC Science Program Committee (Dan Childers, Hugh Ducklow)
  • Outgoing committee chairs (Sally Koerner – Grad Student, Will Pockman - NISAC)
  • Bruce Hayden
  • Many many other committee members and chairs

10. Adjourn



Friday 5/17/2013 - LTER Lead PI Meeting – NMSU CAMPUS

08:00 - Breakfast (Coffee available at 7:30)– Wooton Hall - Van shuttles from hotel start at 7:30

08:30 - LTER Lead PI Meeting – Wooton Hall Room 105

12:00 – Adjourn – Shuttles to El Paso


Date: 
May 13, 2013 - May 17, 2013
Contact
Name: 
George Garcia
Email: 
gmgarcia@lternet.edu
Phone: 
(505) 277.2534
Phone (Cell): 
(505) 250.0125
Location: 
New Mexico State University
2995 Knox St
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States
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