Sunshine Act Meeting Notice, 65136 [06-9120]

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Plenary Session IV (10:20 a.m.–12:45 p.m., November 21): Discussion among Commission Members. Public Meeting Attendance: The public is welcome to attend the entire meeting. Those wishing to attend the meeting may follow posted signs to the West Pavilion North Entrance of the Museum building. Those requiring special assistance may make arrangements in advance by e-mailing NSBEDdCom@nsf.gov. Public Comment: Written comments to the Commission may be submitted by e-mail to NSBEdCom@nsf.gov. Those wishing to make brief public comments during the meeting may register to do so either by signing up at the information table on the day of the meeting or in advance by sending an e-mail to NSBEdCom@nsf.gov. Dated: November 1, 2006. Susanne E. Bolton, Committee Management Officer. 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Additional information regarding Federal antidiscrimination, whistleblower protection and retaliation laws can be found at the EEOC Web site—http:// www.eeoc.gov and the OSC Web site— http://www.osc.gov. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION National Science Board Commission on 21st Century Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463) the following meeting is being announced. Name: Commission on 21st Century Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (#29127). Dates/Time: The meeting will take place on November 20 and 21, 2006. The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to no later than 5:45 p.m. on November 20 and from 8:15 a.m. to no later than 12:45 p.m. on November 21. Place: The meeting will be held in the Auditorium at the Museum of Science and Industry, 57th Street and Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637. Directions to the Museum may be found at http://www.msichicago.org. Type of Meeting: Open. Contact Person: Dr. Elizabeth Strickland, Commission Executive Secretary, National Science Board Office, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230; Phone: 703–292–4527; E-mail: estrickl@nsf.gov. Purpose of Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to discuss its ongoing work and to receive briefings relating to STEM education. Further information about the Commission and a provisional agenda for the meeting may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/edu_com/. Agenda: Plenary Session I (11 a.m.–12:15 p.m., November 20): Invited speakers to address science, technology, engineering, and PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Agenda 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2006. PLACE: NTSB Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 20594. STATUS: The one item is open to the public. MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: 5299V, Most Wanted Safety Recommendations Program—November 2006; Update on Federal Issues. NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: The Office of Public Affairs, Telephone: (202) 314– 6100. Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact Chris Bisett at (202) 314–6305 by Friday, November 10, 2006. The public may view the meeting via a live or archived Webcast by accessing a link under ‘‘News & Events’’ on the NTSB home page at http:// www.ntsb.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vicky D’Onofrio, (202) 314–6410. TIME AND DATE: Dated: November 3, 2006. Vicky D’Onofrio, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9120 Filed 11–3–06; 1:57 pm] BILLING CODE 7533–01–P E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 215 (Tuesday, November 7, 2006)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-9120]


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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD


Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

Agenda

Time and Date: 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2006.

Place: NTSB Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 
20594.

Status: The one item is open to the public.

Matter to be Considered: 5299V, Most Wanted Safety Recommendations 
Program--November 2006; Update on Federal Issues.

News Media Contact: The Office of Public Affairs, Telephone: (202) 314-
6100.
    Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact Chris 
Bisett at (202) 314-6305 by Friday, November 10, 2006.
    The public may view the meeting via a live or archived Webcast by 
accessing a link under ``News & Events'' on the NTSB home page at 
http://www.ntsb.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vicky D'Onofrio, (202) 314-6410.

    Dated: November 3, 2006.
Vicky D'Onofrio,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-9120 Filed 11-3-06; 1:57 pm]
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