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NEON Coordination and Implementation Conference Part 2

November 10, 2003
Open Session from 1:00-4:00 pm

East Room of the American Society of Association Executives Building
1575 I St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

Part 2 of the NEON Coordination and Implementation Conference provides an open forum for the scientific community to discuss how to form, manage, and govern NEON. This session of the conference follows up on Part 1 during which members of the IBRCS Working Group, other NEON stakeholders, and experts in the formation and management of large scientific networks, facilities, and organizations convened for similar discussions.

A draft of the conference report is now available. During the open session of the conference, authors of the conference report will be available to discuss the report's recommendation and other matters pertinent to the coordination and implementation of NEON.


1:00 pm Welcome, Report overview
1:30 Summary of NRC NEON study results, David Tilman, Chair, NRC Committee on NEON
2:00 Questions and comments from audience
3:30 Q&A with Liz Blood, NSF program officer for NEON
4:00 Adjourn

Teleconference and Webcast details:

To participate in the teleconference, dial (800) 817-8874 and connect to the "AIBS Conference".

For the Webcast, you may listen directly, or visit for more information. (Windows Media Player version 7.0 or greater recommended.)

Please RSVP to Jeffrey Goldman, IBRCS Project Manager.

Information from
Part 1 of the conference

Meeting Agenda (pdf)
Meeting Participants
Draft of conference report
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