Agenda

March 2006 SNACS Investigator Meeting

Study of the Northern Alaskan Coastal System (SNACS) Meeting
2728 March 2006
Red Lion Hotel
Seattle, Washington
Tentative Agenda

Monday, 27 March 2006
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Theme: Defining our CHARGE, selecting our directions (Emerald III)
8:00 a.m. Introduction and “CHARGE” to the group Tom Douglas
8:10 a.m. ARCSS Program Overview Neil Swanberg
8:20 a.m. ARCSS Synthesis Overview Craig Nicolson
8:40 a.m. Projects make 10 min presentation- Focus on broader synthesis and linkages
10:00 a.m. BREAK
10:10 a.m. Break out into groups of 8- Discuss synthesis options
(Various break-out rooms)
10:50 a.m. Break out groups report to plenary (one-slide summary per group) (Emerald III)
11:30 a.m. Combined session with Synthesis of Arctic System Science (SASS) investigators (Emerald III)
  • Short presentation from one representative from SASS and SNACS (10 minutes each, 20 minutes total) summarizing focus of projects
  • Short presentation from one representative from SASS and SNACS (10 minutes each, 20 minutes total) summarizing respective morning plenary and break-out discussions on synthesis approaches
  • Group discussion on approaches to integration and synthesis for understanding of the arctic system (20 minutes)
12:30 p.m. Buffet Lunch with SASS Investigators, ARCSS Committee, SMO
(Whidbey and San Juan)
2:00 p.m. SASS and SNACS separate - Break out groups reconvene
(Various break-out rooms)
2:45 p.m. BREAK
3:00 p.m. Plenary - What is/are our synthesis products? (Emerald III)
4:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day
Tuesday, 28 March 2006
Theme: Implementing synthesis
8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Emerald III)
9:00 a.m. Open and summarize (Emerald III)
9:30 a.m. Break out based on implementation decisions- Formulate action plans
(Various break-out rooms)
10:45 a.m. BREAK
11:00 a.m. Plenary- Progress on implementation (Emerald III)
12:00 p.m. LUNCH on your own
1:30 p.m. Break out- Finalize action plans, assign duties (Various break-out rooms)
2:30 p.m. BREAK
3:00 p.m. Plenary- Progress on implementation plans (Emerald III)
4:30 p.m. Wrap up, review, empower the group with roles/duties/activities
5:00 p.m. Meeting Adjourns