2014-15 Meetings and Materials

The Council of Principal Investigators meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:30-1:15 p.m. (room locations noted below). Meetings are webcast live on Channel 20.

Archived CPI meeting agendas, presenters and materials, and newsletters

2014-2015 CPI Meeting Schedule (September 1st through August 31st)

    Meeting Date
    Presenter/discussion topic
    (Materials)
    Time/Location

    September 10, 2014

    Closed session/planning meeting (elected CPI members only)

    (Meeting summary)

    11:30 a.m.-
    1:15 p.m./
    Rudder 601

    October 8, 2014

    Update on Texas A&M System Sponsored Research Services (SRS) - Mr. Leo Paterra, SRS Executive Director & Dr. Jim Joyce, SRS Associate Executive Director

    Update on Vision 2020 Research Areas - Dr. José Bermúdez, Associate Provost for Strategic Planning

    Update from the Division of Research - Dr. Glen A. Laine, Vice President for Research

    (Agenda, Newsletter and Presentation Slides / Video)

    11:30 a.m.
    -1:15 p.m.
    Rudder 601

    November 12, 2014

    Faculty Student IP Task Force - CPI Member, Dr. Jean-Luc Guermond, Department of Mathematics

    Update on A&M System initiatives - Mr. Billy Hamilton, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Ofifcer, The Texas A&M University System

    Update on Division of Research - Dr. Glen A. Laine, Vice President for Research

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoPresentation Slides)

    11:30 a.m.-
    1:15 p.m./
    Rudder 601

    December 10, 2014

    Update from Dr. Karan Watson, Provost and Executive Vice President, Texas A&M University

      December 8, 2014 Memo - RDF Implementation Policies

        (Agenda and Materials / Video)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 601

        January 14, 2015 - CANCELED

         

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 701

        February 11, 2015

        Update from Dr. Mark Hussey, Interim President, Texas A&M University

        Update on Research Compliance and Biosafety - Ms. Katherine Rojo del Busto, Associate Vice President for Research

        (Agenda and Materials / Video / Presentation Slides)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 601

        March 4, 2015

        Texas A&M Chemical Laboratory Safety Committee update CPI Member, Dr. Susanne Talcott, Agriculture and Life Sciences

        Update from Michael O'Quinn, Vice President for Government Relations, Texas A&M University

        Update from Dr. Brett Giroir, Executive Vice President and CEO, Texas A&M Health Science Center

        (Agenda and Materials / Video)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 601

        April 8, 2015

        Update on the Research Development Fund Advisory Committee (RDF-AC) - Dr. Penny Riggs, RDF-AC Chair

        Overview and next phase of Strategic Planning Open Forums - Dr. Karan Watson, Provost and Executive Vice President, Texas A&M University

        Update from the Texas A&M University Office of Government Relations  – Dr. Diane Hurtado, Associate Vice President for Federal Relations, Texas A&M University

        (Agenda and Materials / Video / Presentation Slides)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        MSC 2400

        May 13, 2015

        Update on information technology departments at Texas A&M University – Mr. Scott Honea, Interim Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Texas A&M University 

        Update from Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas, Senior Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, Deputy Director for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Associate Vice Chancellor for Engineering Research

        Update from Dr. Bill McCutchen, Executive Associate Director, Texas A&M AgriLife Research

        (Agenda and Materials / Video)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 601

        June 10, 2015

        Update from Dr. Penny Riggs, Chair, Research Development Fund-Advisory Committee

        Vision for the growth and enhancement of the academic and research enterprise at Texas A&M University - Mr. Michael Young, President, Texas A&M University

        (Agenda and Materials / Video)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 601

        July 8, 2015

        Recognition of outgoing CPI and Executive Committee members

        Update from the Division of Research - Dr. Glen Laine, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University

        (Agenda and Materials / Video / Presentation Slides)

        11:30 a.m.-
        1:15 p.m./
        Rudder 601

        August 12, 2015

        CANCELED

         

         

        CPI Executive Committee (EC) Meeting Schedule

        The CPI EC meets with administrators from Texas A&M, AgriLife Research, HSC, TTI and TEES the first Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. in the Williams Administration Building, room 310. The CPI EC meetings are open to all CPI members to attend at their discretion