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Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Dates and Place: September 16, 2008, Washington, DC. The meeting will be held in Room 100 at the Keck Center of the National Academies at 500 5th St., NW., Washington DC. Type of Meeting: Open. Further details on the meeting agenda will be posted on the PCAST Web site at: http://ostp.gov/cs/pcast/ meetings_agendas. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session on Tuesday September 16, 2008, at approximately 9 a.m. The chairs of the PCAST subcommittee on universityprivate sector research partnerships are tentatively scheduled to lead a discussion on the findings of the PCAST study on this issue. The PCAST also is tentatively scheduled to convene three panels. The first panel will address broad policy issues associated with science and engineering education. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 169 (Friday, August 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
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OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY


Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and 
Technology

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a 
meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and 
Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice 
of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA).
    Dates and Place: September 16, 2008, Washington, DC. The meeting 
will be held in Room 100 at the Keck Center of the National Academies 
at 500 5th St., NW., Washington DC.
    Type of Meeting: Open. Further details on the meeting agenda will 
be posted on the PCAST Web site at: http://ostp.gov/cs/pcast/meetings_
agendas.
    Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President's Council of Advisors 
on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session 
on Tuesday September 16, 2008, at approximately 9 a.m. The chairs of 
the PCAST subcommittee on university-private sector research 
partnerships are tentatively scheduled to lead a discussion on the 
findings of the PCAST study on this issue. The PCAST also is 
tentatively scheduled to convene three panels. The first panel will 
address broad policy issues associated with science and engineering 
education. The second panel will explore the impact of science policy 
on innovation. Additionally, PCAST is tentatively scheduled to have a 
panel providing an update on energy-related technologies. This session 
will end at approximately 4 p.m. Additional information and the final 
agenda will be posted at the PCAST Web site at: http://ostp.gov/cs/
pcast/meetings_agendas.
    Public Comments: There will be time allocated for the public to 
speak on the above agenda items. This public comment time is designed 
for substantive commentary on PCAST?s work topics, not for business 
marketing purposes. Please submit a request for the opportunity to make 
a public comment five (5) days in advance of the meeting. The time for 
public comments will be limited to no more than 5 minutes per person. 
Written comments are also welcome at any time following the meeting. 
Please notify Dr. Scott Steele, PCAST Executive Director, at (202) 456-
6549, or fax your request/comments to (202) 456-6040.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Information regarding agenda, time, and 
location is available at the PCAST Web site at: http://ostp.gov/cs/
pcast/meetings_agendas. Questions about the meeting should be directed 
to PCAST Executive Director Dr. Scott Steele at (202) 456-6549 prior to 
3 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2008. Please note that public seating 
for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-
served basis.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Council of Advisors on 
Science and Technology was established by Executive Order 13226, on 
September 30, 2001. The purpose of PCAST is to advise the President on 
matters of science and technology policy, and to assist the President's 
National Science and Technology Council in securing private sector 
participation in its activities. The Council members are distinguished 
individuals appointed by the President from non-Federal sectors. The 
PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John H. Marburger, III, the Director of the 
Office of Science and Technology Policy, and by E. Floyd Kvamme, a 
Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Stanley S. Sokul,
Chief of Staff and General Counsel, Office of Science and Technology 
Policy.
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