2007 External Review of PIFSC Programs Highlights Recent Success of Center Research and Identifies New Challenges and Opportunities

The PIFSC recently invited an external panel of experts to review the Center's science programs, consult the Center's principal partners and provide constructive feedback to Center leadership about the job we are doing. During March 6-8, 2007, the panel learned about the objectives, methods, and accomplishments of each research division and the key issues the Center faces in meeting needs of our clients in the Pacific Islands Region. [read agenda (0.1 MB PDF)].

Discussions between the panelists and Center staff were frank and stimulating. Comments from the review panel provided the Center with a better sense of our strengths and identified new directions we can explore to provide better, more comprehensive science products and services throughout the Region. [read summary comments of review panel (0.1 MB PDF)].