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E6–6699 Filed 5–2–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY COORDINATION OFFICE Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology Subcommittee, National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces the Workshop on Public Participation in Nanotechnology sponsored by the Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) through the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO). The workshop will begin a dialogue on public engagement in nanotechnology-related issues and decisions. DATES AND ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 31, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All sessions of the workshop will be held at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, 801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, please contact Cate Alexander, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office. Telephone: (703) 292–4399. E-mail: calexand@nnco.nano.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee coordinates planning, budgeting, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 May 02, 2006 Jkt 208001 program implementation and review to ensure a balanced and comprehensive National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). The NSET Subcommittee is composed of representatives from agencies participating in the NNI. The NNCO assists the NSET Subcommittee in coordinating the NNI. The purpose of the workshop is to explore various methods of public participation and to provide feedback to the NNCO and NSET Subcommittee regarding which methods might be appropriate for public engagement in nanotechnology. 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NATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY COORDINATION OFFICE


Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology Subcommittee, 
National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the Workshop on Public Participation in 
Nanotechnology sponsored by the Nanoscale Science, Engineering and 
Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National 
Science and Technology Council (NSTC) through the National 
Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO). The workshop will begin a 
dialogue on public engagement in nanotechnology-related issues and 
decisions.

DATES AND ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2006 
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 31, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m. All sessions of the workshop will be held at the Westin 
Arlington Gateway Hotel, 801 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia 
22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, 
please contact Cate Alexander, National Nanotechnology Coordination 
Office. Telephone: (703) 292-4399. E-mail: calexand@nnco.nano.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Nanoscale Science Engineering and 
Technology (NSET) Subcommittee coordinates planning, budgeting, program 
implementation and review to ensure a balanced and comprehensive 
National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). The NSET Subcommittee is 
composed of representatives from agencies participating in the NNI. The 
NNCO assists the NSET Subcommittee in coordinating the NNI.
    The purpose of the workshop is to explore various methods of public 
participation and to provide feedback to the NNCO and NSET Subcommittee 
regarding which methods might be appropriate for public engagement in 
nanotechnology. Experts from the field of public participation, risk 
communications and science education, as well as researchers on 
societal implications and public perceptions will give presentations. 
Participants will be involved in discussions on related topics.
    Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public, up to the 
limit set by hotel fire codes. Participants will be able to voice their 
opinions in open workshop discussions. Pre-registration is required for 
participation. For information regarding space availability and 
registration, contact Cate Alexander, National Nanotechnology 
Coordination Office. Telephone: (703) 292-4399. E-mail: 
calexand@nnco.nano.gov.

E. Clayton Teague,
Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office.
[FR Doc. E6-6666 Filed 5-2-06; 8:45 am]
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