Participants: Maureen Long (chair), Ana Aguiar, Cindy Ebinger, Andy Frassetto, Diego Melgar, Andy Newman, Xyoli Perez-Campos
The IDSC conducted a short webmeeting to review planned activities in 2020. The growing COVID pandemic has suspended indefitinitely any potential cooperative activities with ITCP Trieste. The IDSC will respond to the solicitation for Simpson Fund proposals in the summer with a proposed continuation of the international intern program. This proposal will be lightly modified from the previous proposal to allow for more flexibility for interns and hosts. The IDSC also acknowledges that it may be asked to evaluate other Simpson Fund proposals from the community that an international development focus.