Leading CI Enterprise: Agenda

Workshop Agenda


Thursday February 14:

– Afternoon Participants arrive

– Evening Reception/Welcome


Friday February 15:

9:00 – 12:00 AM:

– Introductions and Workshop Goals: John L. King, Michigan

– The CI Leadership Challenge: Thom Dunning, NCSA

– Discussion: challenges and responses, benchmarking, best practice.


noon – 2:00 PM: Lunch & Keynote: Margaret Palmer, SESYNC, “Creating a Center Culture”


2:00 – 5:00 PM

– CI value, human resources, and other challenges:  Nick Berente, Georgia

– Discussion and report-out.


6:00 – 8:00 PM – Dinner (provided) and Keynote: Dan Atkins, Michigan, “Up the Ante: Building Community and Improving Leadership for the Future of the Research University”


Saturday February 16:

9:00 AM – noon

– Bringing Organization Science to CI Centers.  Panel: Rob Pennington, NCSA, Jacqueline Meszaros, NSF; Susan Winter, Maryland

– Discussion and take-aways for Science Executive Education – Nick Berente

– Challenges of scientific software: James Howison, UT Austin


– Adjourn & Lunch boxes to take


Logistics notes: The nearest major airport is Detroit Metro Airport (DTW), approximately 25 miles from the meeting venue.