Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and
Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Vision
Development Workshop
Bethesda, MD
February 9-10, 2011

Views expressed in the workshop presentations are those of the
presenters alone and do not necessarily reflect those of the NICHD.

DAY 1


7:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

NICHD's Scientific Vision (PDF - 1.70 MB)
Alan Guttmacher, M.D.
Director, NICHD

8:30 a.m.

Plenary Session: Framing the Topic Presentations (PDF - 1.92 MB)
David R. McClay, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology
Duke University

8:50 a.m.

Topic Presentations

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Topic Presentations (Cont.)

12:05 p.m.

Unifying Topic Presentations and Framing Breakout Group Discussions
George M. Langford, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Syracuse University

12:30 p.m.

Lunch (Participants Meet in Breakout Rooms)

1:30 p.m.

Breakout Discussion
Breakout Group A: Science
Breakout Group B: Science

3:00 p.m.

Break

3:15 p.m.

Breakout Discussion
Breakout Group A: Technology
Breakout Group B: Technology

4:45 p.m. 

Break

5:00 p.m.

Dinner

6:00 p.m.

Breakout Groups Prepare Presentation of Recommendations
Breakout Group A: Science
Breakout Group B: Science

7:00 p.m.

Break

7:15 p.m.

Breakout Groups Prepare Presentation of Recommendations
Breakout Group A: Technology
Breakout Group B: Technology

8:15 p.m.

Adjourn

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DAY 2


7:30 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Welcome Back and Review Agenda
Jonathan D. Gitlin, M.D.
James C. Overall Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

8:15 a.m.

Breakout Groups Present Recommendations (20 Minutes Each)

  • Breakout Group A: Science Presentation
  • Breakout Group B: Science Presentation
  • Breakout Group A: Technology Presentation
  • Breakout Group B: Technology Presentation

9:35 a.m.

Discussion and Comments

10:45 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.

Closing Statements
George M. Langford, Ph.D.

11:20 a.m.

Adjourn

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Last Updated Date: 03/15/2011
Last Reviewed Date: 03/15/2011