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  • Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (PDF or MS Word)
  • American Anti-Vivisection Society (PDF or MS Word)
  • American Association of Medical Colleges (PDF or MS Word)
  • American Mathematical Society (PDF)
  • Animal Welfare Institute
  • Association of American Universities, Subcommittee on A-21 (PDF)
    • AAU Appendix: Report of Working Group on The Cost of Doing Business (PDF or MS Word)
  • Association of Independent Research Institutes (PDF or MS Word)
  • Council on Government Relations (COGR) (PDF)
  • Doris Day Animal League (MS Word)
  • Federal Demonstration Project (PDF or MS Word)
    • FDP Appendix 1: Streamlining the PayCert System (PDF or MS Word)
    • FDP Appendix 2: Iniative to Reduce Administrative Burden (PDF or MS Word)
    • FDP Appendix 3: Facilities Costs at Colleges and Universities (PDF or MS Word)
    • FDP Appendix 4: Subrecipient Monitoring Demonstration (PDF or MS Word)
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (PDF or MS Word)
    • FASEB Appendix 1: Consensus Best Practices for Managing Hazardous Wastes in Academic Research Institutions (PDF)
    • FASEB Appendix 2: Report to Congress - Evaluating the Consensus Best Practices (PDF)
  • The Humane Society of the United States (PDF or MS Word)
  • The Independent College Office & Project Kaleidoscope (MS Word)
  • Joint Comment Letter from AAU and NASULGC (PDF or MS Word)
  • Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PDF or MS Word)
  • San Diego Science and Technology Council (PDF or MS Word)

Federal Agencies/FFRDCs

  • Jeri Berc, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (PDF or MS Word)
  • Ivan Graff, USDA CSREES (HTML, MS Word)
  • Chris Kniel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (MS Word)
  • Universities Research Association, Inc. (PDF or MS Word)


  • Jacques Benveniste, Digital Biology Laboratory (PDF or MS Word)
  • James Clegg, University of California - Davis (PDF or MS Word)
  • Vernon Gilbert, U.S. Biosphere Reserves Association (PDF or MS Word)
  • Stephen Gould (PDF or MS Word)
  • Fred Grinnell, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (PDF or MS Word)
    • Grinnell Appendix (PDF)
  • John Petura, Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialties Board (PDF or MS Word)
  • Victor Pinks, The Institute of Liquid Dynamics Simulation
  • Frederick Sachs, SUNY-Buffalo (PDF or MS Word)
  • Alexander Sheeline, University of Illinois (PDF or MS Word)
  • Tim Usher, Cal State - San Bernadino (MS Word)

Industry/Small Businesses


Meeting Announcements

Tuesday - Wednesday, December 9-10, 2003
    Hosts; Department of Agriculture and the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services
    Location: Jefferson Auditorium, South Building; 1400 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC
    Agenda (MS Word)
    Meeting Presentations
    Theme: Priorities and Next Steps

Monday, November 17, 2003

    Hosts: University of North Carolina, Duke University and Research Triangle Institute
    Location: The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC
    Agenda (MS Word)
    Workshop Presentations
    Themes: Appropriate Costs of Research Enterprise - Determination, Recovery, Accountability

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

    Host: University of Minnesota
    Location, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E.; Minneapolis, MN
    Workshop Presentations
    Theme: Common Practices among Agencies

Monday, October 27, 2003

    Hosts: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California Office of the President
    Location: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Building 50 Auditorium, Berkeley, CA
    Agenda (MS Word)
    Themes: Alignment of Funding Mechanisms with Scientific Opportunities.

Presentations from Public Meetings

    October 27, 2003, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California Office of the President
  • Preliminary Summary of Comments 11-11-03 (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Arthur Bienenstock, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by M.R.C. Greenwood, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Mary Lidstrom, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • November 12, 2003, University of Minnesota
  • Presentation by Mary Ellen Sheridan, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by William R. Galey, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Carole M. Liedtke, Ph.D., M.B.A. (PowerPoint)
  • November 17, 2003, University of North Carolina and Duke University
  • Randy Main (MS Word)
  • Denise McCartney, Ph.D. (MS Word)
  • Presentation by Elizabeth Mora (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Susan Braunhut, Donald Cotten, and Christopher McCrudden (PowerPoint)
  • December 9-10, 2003, Special Meeting
  • Presentation by Raynard Kington M.D., Ph.D.(PowerPoint )
  • Presentation by Raymond Orbach, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Joseph Bordogna, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Honorable Vernon J. Ehlers (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Jerry Bridges (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by John Graham, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Dennis Duquette (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Connie Atwell, Ph.D., and Rodney Brown, Ph.D. (PowerPoint)
  • Presentation by Geoff Grant (PowerPoint)


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