Advisory Committee Meeting:
Video Slide Presentation and Resources
December 18th, 2007
On Tuesday, December 18th, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.,
the National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee (NCST) and
the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) met via teleconference
to discuss their annual report as well as
the status of the investigation of World Trade Center 7.
Two members of Scholars for 9/11 Truth & Justice
were able to participate in the public comments section
at the end of the call for 5 minutes each. They were architect
Richard Gage, AIA,
This event was documented in its entirety in sound mp3 files
and as a video with sound slideshow (created by a 911blogger user named 'windshield').
The slideshow also incorporates the PDF slides provided by NIST
and images and names of most of the committee members as they speak on the call.
(Please note that the last person making a public comment,
has advocated hoax claims to NIST which have been refuted at the
Journal of 9/11 Studies,
The vast majority of researchers reject these claims,
as described in the essay
The primary purpose of the meeting according to NIST was:
1. For the NCST Advisory Committee to discuss its annual report
to the Congress and,
TO WATCH THE VIDEO SLIDESHOW:
2. For NIST to update the Committee on the status of the investigation
of World Trade Center 7.
Currently, the best way to view the full video slide show
is to download the DivX file.
The file is large (270 MB) but easy to download.
If you don't already have a DivX player,
you can download the highly versatile and free VLC Player
Then, you can download the high quality DivX file (the video slideshow file)
The DivX streaming link, located on 911blogger, works only intermittently.
That post is
TO LISTEN TO THE PHONE CALL:
The full phone call (113MB mp3 file) can be listened to
Richard Gage's Comments alone (6MB mp3 file) can be listened to
Opening Remarks and Overview of WTC 7 Investigation [PDF]
Dr. S. Shyam Sunder
WTC 7 Technical Approach and Status Summary [PDF]
Closed Captioning of 2007 NIST NCST Advisory Committee Meeting
Other Related References
Scholars and Family Members Submit Request for Correction to 9/11 NIST Report
April 14, 2007
Request for Correction by family members and the Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice [PDF]
NIST Status Update on World Trade Center 7 Investigation
June 29, 2007
NIST Response to STJ Request for Correction [PDF]
September 27, 2007
Appeal Filed with NIST, Persuant to Earlier Request for Correction [PDF]
October 25th, 2007
NIST Answers to Frequently Asked Questions - Supplement
December 14, 2007
Critiques of NIST's WTC Investigation
investigation of the World Trade Center disaster
was initiated in late 2002, several months after the publication
of the ASCE/FEMA's inconclusive
Building Performance Study.
Critics have examined both the conduct of NIST's investigation,
and the content of its final report on the Twin Towers,
published in late 2005.
NIST's Report on the Twin Towers
On June 25, 2005, NIST published the draft of its
'Final Report of the National Construction Safety Team
on the Collapses of the World Trade Center Towers'.
NIST's World Trade Center FAQ
On August 30, 2006, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)
fourteen frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers to them.