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Agency Information and Listening Session (May 2011)

May 4, 2011
9:30 am - 1:00 pm

North Cafeteria
National Geographic Society HQ
1145 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C.


The USA-NPN is convening this meeting to (1) provide information on the scope and accomplishments of the Network; and (2) explore ways that federal agencies can leverage on the capacity of the Network to meet their needs for monitoring, management, decision-making and/or public engagement.


9:30 - 10:00 am         Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 10:45 am       Presentation Status of the Network with Q & A
10:45 - 11:00 am       Break
11:00 - 12:00 pm       Facilitated discussion
12:00 - 1:00 pm         Lunch for informal interactions (can be purchased from NGS cafeteria)
1:00 pm                      Wrap up
1:00 - 2:00 pm            Informal discussions with Board and Staff (one-on-one or small group)

Additional Information

Final Report

Presentation by Jake Weltzin and Mark Schwartz (PDF format ) (PowerPoint format )

Original Letter of Invitation

List of Participants 

USA-NPN Board of Directors and Nat'l Coord Office Staff

USA-NPN Fact Sheet

USA-NPN Accomplishments 

USA-NPN Strategic Plan  (full document; 2 page summary)

USA-NPN Stakeholders Workshop Fall 2010; Final Stakeholders WorkshopEos Meeting Summary

Other reports from USA-NPN 


The meeting will be held at the National Geographic Society HQ, 1145 17th Street N.W.
Farragut North is the closest metro stop to NGS.

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