FY 2013 Archived CPI 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.

2012-2013 Archived CPI Meeting Materials

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

    September 12, 2012

    Closed session/planning meeting (elected CPI members only)

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

    October 12, 2012

    Presentations/Agenda Items

    Update on Financial Conflict of Interest requirements - Mr. Ray Bonilla, General Counsel, The Texas A&M University System

    Update on Concur issues - Mr. John Crawford, Associate Vice President and Controller, Division of Finance and Ms. Deborah Phair, Executive Director, Division of Finance

    CPI member-submitted questions re: Concur and responses from the Division of Finance

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideo)

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

    November 14, 2012

    Presentations/Agenda Items

    Update on activities of the System Office of Research - Dr. Jon Mogford, Chief Research Officer, The Texas A&M University System

    Update on Office of Sponsored Research Services - Mr. Leo Paterra, Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Research Services

    Update on the Office of Research Development - Dr. Ann McGuigan, Assistant Vice President for Research Development, Division of Research

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    December 12, 2012

    • Demo of iRIS Portal – Dr. Robert Nobles, Executive Director of Research Compliance and Biosafety, Division of Research
    • Update on the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS) – Dr. John L. Junkins, Founding Director of TIAS and Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering
    • Update on Outsourcing Implementation – Mr. Ralph Davila, Executive Director for Contract Administration, Division of Finance, and Mr. Bob Casagrande, Vice President for Operations, SCC/Compass

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    January 16, 2013

    Update on University Research Initiatives - Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, President, Texas A&M University

    Update on the Division of Research - Dr. Theresa W. Fossum - Interim Vice President for Research

    Update on "Explorations" & Undergraduate Research - Dr. Sumana Datta and Dr. Duncan MacKenzie

    (Agenda and Materials; VideoPresentation Slides)

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

    February 13, 2013

    Preview of OSRS Maestro FCOI module - Ms. Leonarda Horvat, Director of Research Information Systems, Office of Sponsored Research Services

    Update on OSRS - Mr. Leo Paterra, Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Research Services

    Update on federal budget issues - Dr. Diane Hurtado, Assistant Vice President for Federal Relations, Texas A&M University

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    March 6, 2013

    Overview and discussion of the "25 by 25 Initiative" - Dr. M. Katherine Banks, Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering at Texas A&M University

    Export Controls update - Ms. Katherine Rojo del Busto, Executive Associate Vice President for Administration & Chief of Staff, Division of Research, Texas A&M University

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideo)

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

    April 10, 2013

    Update and summary of CPI Principal Investigator survey - Dr. Lori Taylor, Associate Professor, Bush School of Government and Public Service and CPI Executive Committee Member

    Intellectual Property Constituent Committee (IPCC) update - Dr. Richard Gomer, IPCC Chair & Professor, Department of Biology

    Update on The Texas A&M University System Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) - Mr. Brett Cornwell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Commercialization

    (Agenda and Materials; Video; Presentation Slides)

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

    May 8, 2013

    Update on activities of the System Office of Research - Dr. Jon Mogford, Vice Chancellor for Research and Chief Research Officer, The Texas A&M University System

    Update on Export Controls - Mr. Bradley Krugel, Export Controls Coordinator, Division of Research

    Update on IRB and iRIS - Dr. Robert Nobles, Executive Director, Research Compliance and Biosafety, Division of Research

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoHSPP Overview)

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

    June 12, 2013

    Open discussion with Dr. Glen Laine, Interim Vice President for Research

    Update from Government Relations - Mr. Michael O'Quinn and Dr. Diane Hurtado

    Update on the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies - Dr. Karen Butler-Purry

    Update on Financial Conflict of Interest - Ms. Kristen Worman

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoPresentation Slides)

    11:30 a.m.-
    1:15 p.m./
    Memorial Student Center, room 2400

    August 14, 2013

    Presentations/Agenda Items

    • Update and discussion on System activities – Mr. John Sharp, Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System
    • Overview and discussion of System IT audit – Mr. Mark Stone, Chief Information Officer of The Texas A&M University System
    • Recognition of outgoing/incoming CPI members and officers – Dr. Reza Langari, 2012-13 CPI Chair
    • Preparations for 2013-13 CPI session – Dr. Niall Slowey, 2013-14 CPI Chair

    (Agenda and MaterialsVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    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