Sunshine Act; Proposal Review; Notice of Meetings, 71333-71334 [05-23389]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 227 / Monday, November 28, 2005 / Notices Technologies, Gross Pointe Park, MI have withdrawn as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and NCMS intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership. On February 20, 1987, NCMS filed its original notification pursuant to section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on March 17, 1987 (52 FR 8375). The last notification was filed with the Department on May 31, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on July 7, 2005 (70 FR 39339). Dorothy B. Fountain, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 05–23317 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership. On November 19, 2004, Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5486). The last notification was filed with the Department on August 5, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 26, 2005 (70 FR 50407). 6(b) of the Act on March 4, 1997 (62 FR 9812). The last notification was filed with the Department on July 14, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on August 1, 2005 (70 FR 44118). Dorothy B. Fountain, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 05–23320 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces its intent to hold proposal review meetings throughout the year. The purpose of these meetings is to provide advice and recommendations concerning proposals submitted to the NSF for financial support. The agenda for each of these meetings is to review and evaluate proposals as part of the selection process for awards. The review and evaluation may also include assessment of the progress of awarded proposals. The majority of these meetings will take place at NSF, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22230. These meetings will be closed to the public. The proposals being reviewed include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; financial data, such as salaries; and personal information concerning individuals associated with the proposals. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act. NSF will continue to review the agenda and merits of each meeting for overall compliance of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. These closed proposal review meetings will no longer be announced on an individual basis in the Federal Register. NSF intends to publish a notice similar to this on a quarterly basis. For an advance listing of the closed proposal review meetings that include the names of the proposal review panel and the time, date, place, and any information on changes, corrections, or cancellations, please visit the NSF Web site: http://www.nsf.gov/ events/advisory.jsp. This information may also be requested by telephoning 703/292–8182. BILLING CODE 4410–11–M BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—VSI Alliance Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on October 31, 2005, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Cubic Defense Applications, Inc., San Diego, CA; DCN, Paris, France; Association for Enterprise Integration, Arlington, VA; LynuxWorks, Inc., San Jose, CA; Instrumentointi Oy, Tampere, Finland; and OrderOne Networks, Orangeville, Ontario, Canada have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Bay Microsystems, Inc., Santa Clara, CA; Parametric Technology, Corporation, Needham, MA; and McDonald Bradley, Inc., Herndon VA have withdrawn as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Nov 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 71333 Notice is hereby given that, on October 28, 2005, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), VSI Alliance has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Hefei University of Technology Institute, Hefei, People’s Republic of China; Mixel, Inc., San Jose, CA; and Verisity Design, Inc., Mountain View, CA have withdrawn as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and VSI Alliance intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership. On November 29, 1996, VSI Alliance filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to section PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dorothy B. Fountain, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 05–23318 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Sunshine Act; Proposal Review; Notice of Meetings E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 71334 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 227 / Monday, November 28, 2005 / Notices Dated: November 22, 2005. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–23389 Filed 11–22–05; 4:43 pm] BILLING CODE 7555–01–M NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Meetings; Sunshine Act National Science Foundation, National Science Board and its Subdivisions. DATE AND TIME: November 30–December 1, 2005. November 30, 2005 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Sessions: 8 a.m.–9 a.m. Open 9 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Open 9:30 a.m.–10 a.m. Open 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Open 11:30 a.m.–12 a.m. Open 12 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Closed 1:15 p.m.–3 p.m. Open 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Closed 4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m. Open 4:50 p.m.–5 p.m. Closed December 1, 2005 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Sessions: 8 a.m.–10 a.m. Open 10 a.m.–11 a.m. Open 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Closed 1 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Executive Closed 1:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Closed 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Open PLACE: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Room 1235, Arlington, VA 22230. PUBLIC MEETING ATTENDANCE: All visitors must report to the NSF’s visitor’s desk at the 9th and N. Stuart Streets entrance to receive a visitor’s badge. CONTACT INFORMATION: Please refer to the National Science Board Web site (http:// www.nsf.gov/nsb) for updated schedule. NSB Office: (703) 292–7000. STATUS: Part of this meeting will be closed to the public. Part of this meeting will be open to the public. AGENCY HOLDING MEETING: Matters To Be Considered Wednesday, November 30, 2005 Open Education and Human Resources Subcommittee on S&E Indicators (8 a.m.–9 a.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Minutes. • Chairman’s Remarks. • Progress Report on Science and Engineering Indicators 2006. • Progress Report on Board’s Companion Piece. • Future Content and Presentation for Indicators. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Nov 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 Committee on Programs and Plans Task Force on Transformative Research, (9 a.m.–9:30 a.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Minutes. • Update on Workshop II, ‘‘Key Factors in Identifying and Fostering Transformative Science,’’ Santa Fe, NM, December 16, 2005. • Discussion of Workshop III. Committee on Programs and Plans Task Force on International Science, (9:30 a.m.–10 a.m.), Room 1235. • Overview of Charge for Task Force. • Discussion of Potential Task Force Activities. Joint Session: Committee on Strategy and Budget and Committee on Programs and Plans, (10 a.m.–11:30 a.m..), Room 1235. • Centers and the NSF Portfolio. • Funding Rates, Award Size and Duration. Committee on Strategy and Budget (11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September 2005 Minutes. • Approval of October 2005 Teleconference Minutes. • Discussion of NSF Strategic Plan: FY 2003–2008. • Status of FY 2006 Budget Request to Congress. Committee on Programs and Plans (1:15 p.m.–3 p.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Minutes. • Status Reports. Æ Transformative Research Task Force. Æ International Science & Engineering Task Force. • Hurricane Science & Engineering. • Process for Sending Information and Actions to CPP & NSB—Annual Plan. Æ NSF Linkages to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report. • Major Research Facilities: Guidelines for Planning and Managing the MREFC Account. • Status Report: Cyberinfrastructure Vision. Executive Committee (4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Minutes. • Updates or New Business from Committee Members. Æ Meeting Attendance Guidelines. Æ 2006 NSB Retreat and Visit. Closed Committee on Strategy and Budget (12 p.m.–12:15 p.m.), Room 1235. • Status of FY 2007 Budget Submission to OMB. Committee on Programs and Plans (3 p.m.–4:30 p.m.), Room 1235. • Awards and Agreements. Executive Committee (4:50 p.m.–5 p.m.), Room 1235. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Director’s Items: Specific Personnel Matters. Thursday, December 1, 2005 Open Committee on Education and Human Resources (8 a.m.–10 a.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Minutes. • Congressional items. • NSB/EHR February 2006 Committee meeting. • Updates: • Innovation Summit and Future Summits. • Math and Science Partnership Conference. • NSB Commission on Education. • NSF Integration of Research and Education. • Follow-up to Workshop on ‘‘Engineering Workforce Issues and Engineering Education: What Are the Linkages?’’ • Subcommittee on Science and Engineering Indicators. Committee on Audit and Oversight (10 a.m.–11 a.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Minutes. • OIG Semiannual Report and Management Response to the Report. • 2005 Financial Statement Audit. • Chief Financial Officer’s Update on Performance and Accountability Report/ 2005 Financial Statement Audit. • Business Analysis Update. Closed Session Committee on Audit and Oversight (11 a.m.–11:30 a.m.), Room 1235. • Pending Investigations. Plenary Session of the Board (1 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.) Executive Closed Session (1 p.m.–1:15 p.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September Executive Closed Minutes. Closed Session (1:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September 2005 Closed Session Minutes. • Awards and Agreements. • Closed Committee Reports. Open Session (1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.), Room 1235. • Approval of September 2005 Minutes. • Resolution to Close February 2006. • Chairman’s Report. • Report of ad hoc Task Group on Vision for NSF. • Director’s Report. • NSF Congressional Update. • Open Committee Reports. Michael P. Crosby, Executive Officer and NSB Office Director. [FR Doc. 05–23390 Filed 11–22–05; 4:43 pm] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 227 (Monday, November 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-23389]


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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


Sunshine Act; Proposal Review; Notice of Meetings

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces its 
intent to hold proposal review meetings throughout the year. The 
purpose of these meetings is to provide advice and recommendations 
concerning proposals submitted to the NSF for financial support. The 
agenda for each of these meetings is to review and evaluate proposals 
as part of the selection process for awards. The review and evaluation 
may also include assessment of the progress of awarded proposals. The 
majority of these meetings will take place at NSF, 4201 Wilson Blvd., 
Arlington, Virginia 22230.
    These meetings will be closed to the public. The proposals being 
reviewed include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, 
including technical information; financial data, such as salaries; and 
personal information concerning individuals associated with the 
proposals. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), (4) and (6) 
of the Government in the Sunshine Act. NSF will continue to review the 
agenda and merits of each meeting for overall compliance of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act.
    These closed proposal review meetings will no longer be announced 
on an individual basis in the Federal Register. NSF intends to publish 
a notice similar to this on a quarterly basis. For an advance listing 
of the closed proposal review meetings that include the names of the 
proposal review panel and the time, date, place, and any information on 
changes, corrections, or cancellations, please visit the NSF Web site: 
http://www.nsf.gov/events/advisory.jsp. This information may also be 
requested by telephoning 703/292-8182.


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    Dated: November 22, 2005.
Susanne Bolton,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-23389 Filed 11-22-05; 4:43 pm]
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