Government Affairs Program

AGI Government Affairs Advisory Committee
Meeting Agenda

April 30, 2009
American Geological Institute
4220 King St, Alexandria VA


  1. Introductions (9:00 to 9:15)
  1. Overview of use of the geoscience transition document with the new Administration and new Congress (9:15 to 9:30)
  1. Overview of geoscience-related priorities in the new Administration and Congress (9:30 to 9:45)
  1. What are some of the critical needs of member societies from new federal leadership? (9:45 to 11:00)
    1. What are some of the priorities of your society now since the new Administration and new Congress have formulated “plans”?
    2. Are these priorities unique or is your society working with others?
    3. Are there any priorities that member societies could collaborate on?
    4. How can GAP help?
  1. Rapid review of Monthly Review  – everyone gets 2 minutes to address the following questions (11:00 to 11:30)
    1. Do you read the monthly review?
    2. What do you think about the length?
    3. What do you think about the breadth? Diversity of topics?
    4. Top three things you like about the review
    5. Top three thing you would change about the review
    6. How else can GAP inform the geoscience community?
  1. Wrap-up and other business (11:30 to 12:00)

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Posted October 8, 2009