Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee
December 7, 2022


Time Topic Presentation

11:00am – 11:15am


Cynthia Friend, The Kavli Foundation

11:15am – 11:35am

Office of Science Welcome & Diversity Initiatives

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Director, Office of Science

11:35am – 12:15pm

Office of Basic Energy Sciences Update & BESAC Charge

Linda Horton, Associate Director

Gail McLean, Acting CSGB Division Director

Andrew Schwartz, MSE Division Director

12:15pm – 1:00pm

Roundtable Report for Foundational Science for Biopreparedness and Response

Roundtable Report for Fundamental Science to Accelerate Nuclear Energy Innovation

John Hill, BNL

Rebecca Abergel, LBNL (speaker), Blas Uberuaga, LANL, Marianne Walck, INL

1:00pm – 1:30pm

30-minute Break


1:30pm – 2:30pm

BESAC Charge Discussion

Discussion Lead: Cynthia Friend

2:30pm – 3:00pm

30-minute Break

3:00pm – 4:45pm  Computational Infrastructure Panel

Panel Lead: Abbas Ourmazd, U. Wisconsin–Milwaukee

ESnet: Eli Dart, LBNL

Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Initiatives – Barbara Helland, SC-ASCR

Facility Data Challenges – Nicholas Schwarz, ANL

4:45pm – 5:00pm

Public Comment Session