May 2009 Policy Committee Agenda

Unidata Policy Committee
12-13 May 2009
NSF Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia, Room 770

Tuesday, 12 May

8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:30 Administrative Matters (Businger)

9:00 Director's Report (Ramamurthy)

10:00 Budget Report (Mitchell, Ramamurthy)

10:30 Break

10:45 Users Committee Report (Lackmann, Ramamurthy)

11:15 Agency Reports

National Weather Service (Spayd)
National Science Foundation (Grant)

12:15 Lunch Break, Room 730

1:15 Agency Reports (continued)

NASA (Griffith)

1:45 AWIPS-II Status (Tab 25)

Proprietary Non-Proprietary status of AWIPS-II (J. C. Duh, Jason Tuell, NWS)
NAWIPS Transition to AWIPS-II status (Brent Gordon, NCEP)

2:15 AWIPS-II Transition Discussion

3:25 Break

3:40 Community Evolution (Tab 26)

Background and stage setting (Ramamurthy)
A look ahead

5:00 Adjourn for dinner

6:30 Working Dinner at Domaso Trattoria Moderna, 1121 North 19th Street, Arlington, VA 22209, Tel: 703.351.1211

Wednesday, 13 May

8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:30 The promise of long-range lightning detection in better understanding, nowcasting, and forecasting of maritime storms (Businger)

9:45 2009 UCAR Survey of Community: Results for Unidata (Tab 27)

10:15 Break

10:30 Unidata 25th Anniversary Celebration

11:00 Wrap up

11:30 Adjournment

Address questions or comments to Jo Hansen at