2017-2018 General Meeting Schedule

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 on TTVN Live Video Stream.

Archived CPI meeting agendas, presenters and materials, and newsletters

2017-2018 CPI Meeting Schedule (September 1st through August 31st)

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

    September 13, 2017

    Closed session/planning meeting (elected CPI members only)

    (AgendaNewsletter)

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

    October 11, 2017

    • Updates from the Provost Office – Dr. Carol Fierke, Provost and Executive Vice President, Texas A&M University
    • Research Compliance Announcement – Ms. Katherine Rojo del Busto, Associate Vice President, Office of the Vice President for Research

     

    (AgendaQuestions to ProvostNewsletterVideo; Presentations)

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

    November 8, 2017

    • Update from Division of Research - Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, Interim Vice President for Research
    • Open Science Discussions - Dr. Jeff Spies, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer for the Center for Open Science 

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideo; Presentation Slides)

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

    December 13, 2017 **NOTE LOCATION CHANGE**

    • Postdoctoral Program Update - Dr. Teresa Wilcox
    • Update from Dr. Carrie Byington - Vice Chancellor of Health Services, Senior Vice President of Health Science Center and Dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine
    • Transformational Teaching and Learning Conference Announcement - Dr. Heather Wilkinson, Associate Dean of Faculties

     

    (AgendaNewsletterHandoutsVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    January 17, 2018  **NOTE DATE & LOCATION CHANGE***  

    • Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) - Dr. Dimitris Lagoudas - Associate Vice Chancellor for Engineering Research & Deputy Director, TEES
    • School of Innovation (I-School) - Mr. Andy Morriss - Dean of the School of Innovation & Vice President for Entrepreneurship & Economic
    • LAUNCH - Dr. Sarah Misemer, Associate Director for LAUNCH
    • Vice President for Research Update - Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, Interim Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
    • Workday Post Rollout Update - Ms. Lallah Howard, Functional Lead Manager and Mr. Brad Blair, Project Manager
    • Government Relations Update - Dr. Diane Hurtado, Associate Vice President for Federal Relations, Texas A&M University

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    February 14, 2018

    • Office of Graduate & Professional Studies (OGAPS), Dr. Mark Zoran, Acting Associate Provost for Graduate & Professional Studies
    • TAMUS & TAMU Building Project Updates, Mr. Phillip Ray, Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, Texas A&M System Offices
    • Division of Research Updates, Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, Interim Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideo; Presentation Slides)

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

    March 14, 2018

    CPI General Meeting - CANCELLED

    (Newsletter)

    April 11, 2018

    • Division of Research Update, Dr. Mark A. Barteau, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
    • Division of Research Compliance, Biosafety and Export Controls
      •  Ms. Aliese Seawright, Director, Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
      • Dr. Christine McFarland, Director, Biosafety, Biological Safety Officer (BSO) and Alternate Responsible Official (RO)
      • Dr. Tennille Lamon, Director, Animal Welfare Office (AWO)
      • Mr. Rayland VanNorman, Director, Export Controls Office

     

    (Agenda;  Newsletter; VideoHandout)

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

    May 9, 2018

    • Update from the President's Office, Mr. Michael Young, President Texas A&M University
    • University IT & IT Governance Structure Updates, Ms. Dee Childs, Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer, Division of Information Technology
    • Operational Planning for Thursday, August 30th, TAMU Football Game, Dr. Tim Lomax, Senior Research Engineer and Regents Fellow, Mobility Analysis Program for Texas A&M Transportation Institute

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentation Slides)

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

    June 13, 2018

    • Maintenance and Operations Topics at Texas A&M - Mr. Jerry Strawser, Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations and Chief Financial Officer
    • External Faculty Recognition - Dr. Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni, Professor and Assistant Provost, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences

     

    (AgendaNewsletter; Video; Presentation Slides)

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

    July 11, 2018

    CPI General Meeting - Canceled

     

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

    August 8, 2018

     

    • Division of Research Update, Dr. Mark A. Barteau, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
    • Ombuds Officer, Dr. George R. Welch
    • Mass Spectrometry Symposium, Dr. François Gabbaï
    • iLabs and Core Facilities, Dr. Jamie Grunlan

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideo; Presentation 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