• Big Data
    Interagency Working Group
    (BD IWG)

    The Big Data Interagency Working Group (BD IWG) works to facilitate and further the goals of the White House Big Data R&D Initiative.

    BigData
  • Cyber Physical Systems Interagency Working Group (CPS IWG)

    The CPS IWG is to coordinate programs, budgets, and policy recommendations for Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) research and development (R&D).

    CPS
  • Cyber Security and Information Assurance Interagency Working Group (CSIA IWG)

    Cyber Security and Information Assurance (CSIA) Interagency Working Group coordinates the activities of the CSIA Program Component Area.

    CSIA
  • Health IT R&D
    Interagency Working Group

    The Health Information Technology Research and Development Interagency Working Group coordinates programs, budgets and policy recommendations for Health IT R&D.

    healthitrd
  • Human Computer Interaction & Information Management Interagency Working Group (HCI&IM IWG)

    HCI&IM focuses on information interaction, integration, and management research to develop and measure the performance of new technologies.

    hciim
  • High Confidence Software & Systems Interagency Working Group (HCSS IWG)

    HCSS R&D supports development of scientific foundations and enabling software and hardware technologies for the engineering, verification and validation, assurance, and certification of complex, networked, distributed computing systems and cyber-physical systems (CPS).

    hcss
  • High End Computing Interagency Working Group (HEC IWG)

    The HEC IWG coordinates the activities of the High End Computing (HEC) Infrastructure and Applications (I&A) and HEC Research and Development (R&D) Program Component Areas (PCAs).

    hec
  • Large Scale Networking Interagency Working Group
    (LSN IWG)

    LSN members coordinate Federal agency networking R&D in leading-edge networking technologies, services, and enhanced performance.

    lsn
  • Software Productivity, Sustainability, and Quality Interagency Working Group (SPSQ IWG)

    The purpose of the SPSQ IWG is to coordinate the R&D efforts across agencies that transform the frontiers of software science and engineering and to identify R&D areas in need of development that span the science and the technology of software creation and sustainment.

    sdp
  • Video and Image Analytics
    Interagency Working Group (VIA IWG)

    Formed to ensure and maximize successful coordination and collaboration across the Federal government in the important and growing area of video and image analytics

    VIA CG
  • Wireless Spectrum Research and Development Interagency Working Group (WSRD IWG)

    The Wireless Spectrum R&D (WSRD) Interagency Working Group (IWG) has been formed to coordinate spectrum-related research and development activities across the Federal government.

    WSRD

The National Training and Education Resource (NTER)

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Dr. Michelle Fox – The National Training and Education Resource (NTER)

On behalf of the NITRD SEW-Ed Team, we are pleased to announce Dr. Michelle Fox, the Chief Strategist for Education and Workforce Development, Office of Energy and Renewable Energy (EERE), at the US Department of Energy, who will be presenting The National Training and Education Resource (NTER) on Thursday, August 2, 2012, from 10:00 to 11:00am at NSF Stafford II-525. Please come and hear more about this new training module which can help meet the needs of the diverse 21st century workforce.

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The National Training and Education Resource (NTER) is an open source toolset developed by the US Department of Energy. It makes it easy, and inexpensive, for organizations to build, and deliver state-of the art learning experiences and continuously improve them. NTER offers a networked experience and specialized search engine just for education and training. The NTER platform provides a full set of tools including course authoring, a 3D world builder, a traditional learning and content management system (LCMS) and support for multiple content types including images, text, multimedia and 3D all within a course. The multi-media, interactive, self-paced training modules can help meet the needs of the diverse 21st century workforce.


Brief Bio:
Dr. Michelle Fox currently serves as the Chief Strategist for Education and Workforce Development, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), at the US Department of Energy. In this role, she provides strategic direction to ensure that a trained workforce exists to support the deployment of clean energy technologies. She also helps coordinates education and training programs across the EERE program offices to increase their productivity andimpact.

She has been using her background in developing and evaluating technology including games, simulations and virtual worlds to develop new kinds of training and education to support DOE's mission. She was recently recognized by an Association for Federal Information Resources Management AFFIRM Leadership Award for this work as well as the National Institute of Building Science’s 2011 Institute Honor Award, the Chief Learning Officer’s Top Innovation Award, and a DOE Achievement Award. Her work on advanced learning technologies is only part of portfolio which extends to interagency collaboration on workforce development, STEM education, evaluation, assessment, credentialing and accreditation.

Prior to joining DOE she served as Vice President of Learning Technologies at a science policy think tank in Washington, DC and for the Congressional Research Services at the Library of Congress. Fox earned her B.A. at Trinity College, Hartford, CT; her M.A. at King's College, London; and her doctorate at Oxford University.