The presenter outlines NIST Smart Grid Program as follows: 1) Problem statement (Heilmeier analysis), 2) History, 3) Organization, 4) Budget, 5) Assessment, 6) Vision, and 7) Agenda. Heilmeyer questions includes: 1) What is the problem, why is it hard? 2) How is it solved today and by whom? 3) What is the new technical idea; why can we succeed now? 4) Why should NIST do this? 5) What is the impact if successful and who would care? 6) How will you measure progress?