2019-2020 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

2019-2020 CPI Meeting Schedule (September 1st through August 31st)

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

    September 11, 2019

    • Welcome of New Member and Executive Committee
    • LAUNCH - Dr. Sarah Misemer, Associate Director for LAUNCH
    • Division of Research Announcements, Dr. Mark Barteau, Vice President for Research
    • Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Collaboration Overview & Panel Discussions, Dr. Diane Hurtado, Associate Vice Chancellor for National Laboratories Management
      • Panelists - Drs. Sunil Chirayath (Nuclear Engineering, TAMU); Cody Folden (Chemistry, TAMU); Melissa Grunlan (Biomedical Engineering, TAMU); and Justin Wilkerson (Aerospace Engineering, TAMU)
      • Panel Moderator: Dr. Costas Georghiades, Senior Associate Vice President for Research, Division of Research

     

    (AgendaNewsletter; Video; Presentation Slides; LANL Handouts)

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

    October 9, 2019

    • Introduction to CAYUSE at TAMU, Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services, Kristi Billinger, Executive Director
      • Panelist for CAYUSE Implementation Team: Lesley Bell; Lyndal Arceneaux; Stephanie Towns; Tye Rougas
    • MAESTRO Update, Ms. Leonarda Horvart, Director, Research Information Systems, Research Information Systems Service Department, Sponsored Research Services
    • Topic Discussions for Upcoming CPI Meetings, Darren DePoy

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentations)

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

    November 13, 2019

    • Updates on the 9/1/19 transition of the Office of Technology Translation for TAMU within the Office of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development as Texas A&M Innovation Partners -- Dr. Andy Morriss, Dean, School of Innovation & Vice President of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, Texas A&M University
    • Update on Graduate Tuition & Fees Payment Mandate -- Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, Associate Provost, Graduate and Professional Studies

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentations)

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

    December 11, 2019 

    • Update from Provost Office -- Dr. Carol Fierke, Provost, Texas A&M University
    • Division of Research Update -- Dr. Mark A. Barteau, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentations; Handouts)

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

    January 15, 2020  **NOTE DATE CHANGE***  

    • Federal Government/Congressional Updates
      • Mr. Michael O'Quinn, Vice President for Government Relations & Strategic Initiatives, Texas A&M University
      • Mr. Michael Hardy, Assistant Vice President for Government Relations, Texas A&M University
    • CPI White Paper Update - Subcommittee 2 - Enhancing Interdisciplinary Research (IDR)  Subcommittee 2 Report

       

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentations)

     

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

    February 12, 2020

    • CPI White Paper Update - Subcommittee 3 - Improving Core Labs and Resources
    •  Topic of Discussions & Breakout Groups

     

     

    (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentations)

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

    March 18, 2020 ***Spring Break***  

    • CANCELED 

     

     

    (Agenda; Newsletter; Video; Presentations)

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

    April 8, 2020

    • Update on Establishment of the Graduate School Task Force & Graduate Student Research - Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, Associate Provost, Graduate & Professional Studies
    • Division of Research Update - Dr. Mark A. Barteau, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
    • Updates on the CARES Act
      • Mr. Michael O'Quinn, Vice President for Government Relations & Strategic Initiatives, Texas A&M University
      • Mr. Michael Hardy, Assistant Vice President for Government Relations, Texas A&M University

     

    TTVN Livestream https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/single-event/264419/

       

      (AgendaNewsletterVideoHandouts; Presentations)

      11:30 a.m.-
      1:15 p.m./
      TTVN Livestream & Zoom

      May 13, 2020

      • Division of Research Update - Dr. Mark A. Barteau, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
      • Conflict of Commitment, Export Control & Visiting Research Scholars Updates
        • Lesa Feldhousen, Executive Director, Conflict of Interest & Responsible Conduct of Research, Texas A&M University
        • Amber Oehlke, Export Control Coordinator, Texas A&M University
        • Ms. Autumn Biggers, Director, Visiting Research Scholars, Texas A&M University
      • Federal Government Relations Update
        • Mr. Mike Hardy, Assistant Vice President for Government Relations, Texas A&M University
        • Mr. Michael O'Quinn, Vice President for Government Relations & Strategic Initiatives, Texas A&M University

       

      TTVN Livestream  https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/single-event/264420/

      (AgendaNewsletterVideoPresentations)

      11:30 a.m.-
      1:15 p.m./TTVN Livestream & Zoom

      June 10, 2020

      • Meeting CANCELED

       

      (Agenda; Newsletter; Video; Handouts; Presentations)

      11:30 a.m.-
      1:15 p.m./TTVN Livestream & Zoom

      July 8, 2020

      • Federal Government Update
        • Dr. Leslee K. Gilbert, Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates, Consultant to Texas A&M University System Federal Relations Office in Washington, DC
        • Mr. Michael O'Quinn, Vice President for Government Relations & Strategic Initiatives, Texas A&M University
        • Mr. Mike Hardy, Assistant Vice President for Government Relations, Texas A&M University
      • Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Update - Dr. Jack Baldauf, Sr. Associate Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
      • Division of Research Update - Dr. Mark A. Barteau, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University
      • Los Alamos National Lab/TAMUS Research Collaboration Grants Opportunities - Dr. Diane Hurtado, Associate Vice Chancellor for National Laboratories Management and Dr. Marvin Adams, Director of Research and Education to Advance laboratory Missions
      • Dr. Kent Portney Memoriam - Dr. Lori Taylor and Dr. Arnold Vedlitz, Bush School of Public Service

       

      TTVN Livestream https://ttvn.tamus.edu/live/single-event/264422/

      (AgendaNewsletterVideo; Presentations)

      11:30 a.m.-
      1:15 p.m./TTVN Livestream & Zoom

      August 12, 2020

       Closed CPI Representative Planning Meeting

       

      NO TTVN Livestream for Closed Planning Meeting

       

      (AgendaNewsletterPlanning Topic Notes; NO Video)

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

      CLOSED Zoom Meeting

      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. previously in the Williams Administration Building, room 310. The CPI EC Zoom meetings are open to all CPI members to attend at their discretion.