Meeting Calendar for Committee Members  


MITC Organizing Partner for

2003 FIRST Robotics Competition


For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

          Friday 14 March and Saturday 15th March 2003 - Regional Competition at US Naval Academy, Halsey Field  

          House, Annapolis, MD


          Thursday 13 March 2003 @ 18:00 to 20:30 hours

          CHESAPEAKE REGIONAL JUDGES DINNER will be held in the Bo Coppege Room, Alumni Hall, USNA

          Directions:  All Judges are to meet at the Loews Hotel no later than 17:30 hours on 13 March 2003 to be  

          transported to Alumni Hall on USNA.

          Saturday 4th January 2002 @ 09:00 hours - Remote Kickoff at University of Maryland, College Park, MD

          Visit Website link for details

Wednesday 12/18/02 @ 13:00-15:00 hours.  Location: US Naval Academy, Maury Hall, Annapolis, MD.

Pick-up  passes at USNA Pass/ID office between 12:15 and 12:30 hours.

Thursday 11/21/02  @ 13:00 hours. Location: US Naval Academy, Rickover Hall, Room 301 (conference room on 3rd deck), Annapolis, MD

Tue 10/29/02 @ 13:00 (1:00 PM) location US Naval Academy, Rickover Hall, Room 301 (conference room on 3rd deck), Annapolis, MD

Directions:  Meet shuttle bus at Water Tower adjacent to Stadium unless you have US government access pass. 

A major topic that we will discussed is the judge nominees. If you have not already done so, you need to get your judge nominees into Elena by the next meeting. You will need to provide the judge's name, work phone number, work e-mail address, a correct title and a 50 word or less biography. I have samples of judge bios if you need them. You can also get them from the insert included in the program book for any regional or national FIRST event from 2002.

Copies of the POA&M and Intermediate Master Schedules will be available at or before the meeting.

Wed 9/18/02 @ 14:00 hours located University of Maryland, Bldg 115, Room 3460 (Third Floor).  This room is the Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Dean's Conference Room.  Park across the street diagonally from Bldg. 115 and bring your parking stub with you to the meeting so Elena can validate your parking.  Call Elena at 301-405-0486 to get additional directions.
Thursday  8/29/02 @ 13:00 hours located Maryland State Fair in Timonium, MD.  Please meet at the FIRST Robotics Arena tent where Mike Wade of NASA GSFC will lead us to our meeting room.

Web Site Directions: 

Meeting 17 July 2002 @ 10:00 a.m. U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD


 1.      Media Plan

      A.     NASA Public Relations/USNA Public Affairs Office/Others

B.     CRPC Logo approval

 2.      NASA management tour of USNA

 3.      CRPC Meeting

A.    Committee member position description review

B.     POA&M/Critical Tasks/TO DO List

C.    Action items due for each committee member

·        CRPC Contact List

·        Detailed Integrated Master Schedules

·        WBS additions

·        Risk Identification/Assessments

·        Risk Mitigation Plans

·        MD Technology Showcase Preps

D.     New Items


Agenda Planning Committee Meeting

June 12th 2002

University of Maryland - Shady Grove Center

9630 Gudelsky Drive, ED II Bldg., Room 1012 (Directions Below)

Rockville, MD


10:00-10:45     Planning Committee Update

                     Cdr. Steve Chism, Naval Research Laboratory

              Mike Wade, NASA GSFC

                     Elena Mayberry, University of Maryland

                     John Murdock, Roy Wright, Carol Kauffman, Muzaffar Shaikh


      • Venue

      • Scholarships

      • Judges

      • Team Party

      • VIP Partnerships & Party

      • January Remote Kickoff

10:45-11:00     Break


11:00-12:00     General Session and Corporate Sponsorship

                     John Murdock, President of Maryland Information Technology Center

                     Roy Wright, MITC Development Manager

                 Muzaffar Shaikh, Maryland Dept. of Business and Economic Development

                 Carol Kauffman, FIRST Regional Director

                     Cdr. Steve Chism

12:00-1:00       Working Lunch

                     Mike Wade’s Report on Maryland State Fair

Meeting Room Provisions:  Classroom 1012 equipped with dual mounted TV monitors with VCR and laptop with CD, projector and Internet Connectivity.

Directions to the Shady Grove Center:

From Hagerstown/Frederick and Other Points West: Follow I-70 E to I-270 S and then follow the map below for directions from I-270.

From Annapolis and Other Points East: Follow US 50 W to I-95 N/I- 495 N toward Baltimore/Silver Spring. Merge onto Capital Beltway (I- 495) and follow to I-270 N. Follow the map below for directions from I- 270.

From Baltimore and Other Points North: Take I-95 S toward Washington, D.C. Take the I-495 W exit toward US 1/College Park/Silver Spring. Merge onto the Capital Beltway (I-495) and then onto I-270 N and follow the map below for directions from I-270.

 From Washington, DC and other Points South: Take I-95 N/495 N toward Baltimore/Silver Spring. Merge onto I-495 toward Silver Spring and follow to I-270 N and follow the map below for directions from I-270.

 List of Invited Members and Guests


1.                John Murdock-MITC

2.                Roy Wright-MITC

3.                Muzaffar Shaikh-State of MD

4.                Carol Kauffman-FIRST Regional Director

5.                Cdr. Steve Chism-NRL

6.                Mike Wade-NASA GSFC

7.                Dr. Dave Lavery- NASA HQ

8.                Marquita Friday-MD Dept of Ed

9.                Kathy Manning-Technology Council of MD

10.              Elena P. Mayberry-Univ. of MD

11.              Kim Holcomb-Maryland Public Television

12.              Dr. Paul Argo- Physicist

13.              Dr. Raymond P. Jefferis-Widener University

14.              Rick Lippert-Calvert County Public Schools

15.              Paul Goetz – USM ShadyGrove

16.              Ralph Hendry- Raymond James & Associates

17.              Dr. Helena Wisniewski-Aurora Biometrics

18.              Robert P Sweeney-Allegheny Ventures

19.              Danielle C. Rice-SIAC/HUBS

20.              Betty Taylor-University System of Maryland

21.              Jim Herbert-E.J. Krause & Associates

22.              Jon S. Renthal, MITC Comptroller

23.              Office of Public Affairs-NASA GSFC

24.              Office of Public Affairs-USNA

25.              Ann Annikis – Maryland Space Grant Consortium

26.              Steve McClosky-Montgomery County IT

27.              Washington County Maryland Superintendent of Schools

28.              Dr. Weist – Montgomery County Superintendent of Schools

29.              Senator P. J. Hogan – Maryland

30.              Senator Jennie Forehand – Maryland

31.              Byron B. Walker-Gateway Computers

32.              Brian Darmody-University of Maryland

33.              Jamie Schloss-Maryland Dept. of Budget & Management

34.              William Wiley-Wiley & Associates

35.              Steven Miner-US Naval Academy

36.              Lt. Lee Roy Short-US Naval Academy