Co-hosted by Federal Demonstration Partnership,
Providing Input to the Presidential Review Directive #4 Renewing the Federal Government-University Research Partnership for the 21st Century
December 1, 1999
8:30 Welcome: Barbara Siegel, Chair, Federal Demonstration Partnership
and Executive Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Northwestern University, confirmed
8:40 Opening Remarks: France Cordova, Professor and Vice Chancellor
9:00– Session 1: Setting the Stage: Principles and Philosophy
This session deals with the fundamental principles underlying the government-university relationship in support of research and considers the disharmony and disconnect between Federal costing policy and science policy objectives.
Moderator: David Mears, University of California confirmed
10:45- Session 2: Agency and Institutional Expectations: Why
Is Cost Sharing a
Four key players in the government-university research partnership explore their expectations and concerns regarding current federal cost-sharing policies.
Moderator: Robert Killoren, Assistant Vice President for Research,
Penn State invited
1:45- Session 3: Financial Implications
This panel explores the financial implications of cost-sharing from the perspectives of different players in the government-university relationship identifying the concerns and issues different parties must confront within their institutions.
Moderator: Geoff Grant, Stanford University confirmed
3:30- Session 4: Presidential Review Directive Public Comments
This session provides an opportunity for public comment on the cost-sharing section of the Presidential Review Directive #4 Renewing the Federal Government-University Research Partnership for the 21st Century. Several activities currently underway will also be discussed.
Discussion Leader: Joe Kull, Chief Financial Officer, National Science
Issues to consider:
A. FDP/AAU/COGR/NASULGC Cost-Sharing Policy Activity: Mary Ellen Sheridan,
B. FDP Effort Reporting Demonstration Project: Bob Hardy, Division Director,
5:00 Closing Remarks:
President and First Lady | Vice President and Mrs. Gore