President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Notice of Meeting: Partially Closed Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 9006-9007 [2010-3607]

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[FR Doc. 2010–3956 Filed 2–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Notice of Meeting: Partially Closed Meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology ACTION: Public notice. SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a partially closed 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), 5 U.S.C., App. DATES: March 12, 2010. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of Sciences building, 2100 C Street, NW., Lecture Room, Washington, DC. Type of Meeting: Open and Closed. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session on March 12, 2010 from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. with a lunch break from 12 p.m.–2 p.m. Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is tentatively scheduled to hear presentations from several speakers who will address the issues of agriculture research and food security. PCAST members will also discuss a report they are developing that reviews the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Additional information and the agenda will be posted at the PCAST Web site at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast. Percent Closed Portion of the Meeting: PCAST may hold a closed meeting of approximately 1 hour with the President 3.625 on March 12, 2010, which must take place in the White House for the 3.000 President’s scheduling convenience and E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2010 / Notices to maintain Secret Service protection. This meeting will be closed to the public because such portion of the meeting is likely to disclose matters that are to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign policy under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). The precise date and time of this potential meeting has not yet been determined. Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements. The public comment period for this meeting will take place on March 12, 2010 at a time specified in the meeting agenda posted on the PCAST Web site at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. This public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on PCAST’s work, not for business marketing purposes. Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the March meeting, interested parties should register to speak at http:// whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast, no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 5, 2010. Phone or email reservations will not be accepted. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 30 minutes. If more speakers register than there is space available on the agenda, PCAST will randomly select speakers from among those who applied. Those not selected to present oral comments may always file written comments with the committee. Speakers are requested to bring at least 25 copies of their oral comments for distribution to the PCAST members. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the date of the meeting, written comments should be submitted to PCAST at least two weeks prior to each meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to the meeting for their consideration. Information regarding how to submit comments and documents to PCAST is available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast in the section entitled ‘‘Connect with PCAST.’’ Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including being posted on the PCAST Web site. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:39 Feb 25, 2010 Jkt 220001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information regarding the meeting agenda, time, location, and how to register for the meeting is available on the PCAST Web site at: http:// whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. A live video webcast and an archive of the webcast after the event will be available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. The archived video will be available within one week of the meeting. Questions about the meeting should be directed to Dr. Deborah D. Stine, PCAST Executive Director, at dstine@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456–6006. 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 is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers who directly advise the President and the Executive Office of the President. See Executive Order 13226. PCAST makes policy recommendations in the many areas where understanding of science, technology, and innovation is key to strengthening our economy and forming policy that works for the American people. PCAST is administered by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House; Dr. Harold E. Varmus, President, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; and Dr. Eric S. Lander, President and Director, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Meeting Accomodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should contact Dr. Stine at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. M. David Hodge, Operations Manager. [FR Doc. 2010–3607 Filed 2–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology Capstone Workshop Risk Management Methods & Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications of Nanotechnology: Public Meeting ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9007 of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on March 30–31, 2010, to provide an open forum to discuss the state-of-theart of the science related to environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials in two areas: Risk Management Methods and Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) of Nanotechnology. Risk Management Methods is one of the five environmental, health, and safety research categories identified in the NSET Subcommittee document Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research (http://www.nano.gov/ NNI_EHS_Research_Strategy.pdf), which was released February 14, 2008. DATES: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn-Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209 (Metro stop: Rosslyn on the Orange and Blue lines). For directions, please see http:// www.holidayinn.com. Registration: Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the workshop is required. People interested in attending the workshop should register online at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/ capstone/register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be sent to capstone@nnco.nano.gov. Written notices may be mailed to the Capstone Workshop, c/o NNCO, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Stafford II, Suite 405, Arlington, VA 22230. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis until the location space limits are reached. Otherwise registration will close on March 25, 2010 at 4 p.m. EDT. Those interested in presenting 3–5 minutes of public comments at the meeting should also register at http:// www.nano.gov/html/meetings/capstone/ register.html. Written or electronic comments should be submitted by email to capstone@nnco.nano.gov until April 30, 2010. Information about the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at http://www.nano.gov. The main sessions will be Webcast. Please see http://www.nano.gov for more information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, please contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292–8626 or Liesl Heeter, telephone (703) 292–4533, National E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2010)]
[Notices]
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OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Notice 
of Meeting: Partially Closed Meeting of the President's Council of 
Advisors on Science and Technology

ACTION: Public notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a 
partially closed 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), 5 U.S.C., App.

DATES: March 12, 2010.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of Sciences 
building, 2100 C Street, NW., Lecture Room, Washington, DC.
    Type of Meeting: Open and Closed.
    Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President's Council of Advisors 
on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session 
on March 12, 2010 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with a lunch break from 12 p.m.-2 
p.m.
    Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
tentatively scheduled to hear presentations from several speakers who 
will address the issues of agriculture research and food security. 
PCAST members will also discuss a report they are developing that 
reviews the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Additional information 
and the agenda will be posted at the PCAST Web site at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast.
    Closed Portion of the Meeting: PCAST may hold a closed meeting of 
approximately 1 hour with the President on March 12, 2010, which must 
take place in the White House for the President's scheduling 
convenience and

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to maintain Secret Service protection. This meeting will be closed to 
the public because such portion of the meeting is likely to disclose 
matters that are to be kept secret in the interest of national defense 
or foreign policy under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). The precise date and time 
of this potential meeting has not yet been determined.
    Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written 
public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments 
whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements presented 
at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or 
written statements.
    The public comment period for this meeting will take place on March 
12, 2010 at a time specified in the meeting agenda posted on the PCAST 
Web site at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. This public comment 
period is designed only for substantive commentary on PCAST's work, not 
for business marketing purposes.
    Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the 
March meeting, interested parties should register to speak at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast, no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, 
March 5, 2010. Phone or email reservations will not be accepted. To 
accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments 
will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public 
comment period of 30 minutes. If more speakers register than there is 
space available on the agenda, PCAST will randomly select speakers from 
among those who applied. Those not selected to present oral comments 
may always file written comments with the committee. Speakers are 
requested to bring at least 25 copies of their oral comments for 
distribution to the PCAST members.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the 
date of the meeting, written comments should be submitted to PCAST at 
least two weeks prior to each meeting date so that the comments may be 
made available to the PCAST members prior to the meeting for their 
consideration. Information regarding how to submit comments and 
documents to PCAST is available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast in 
the section entitled ``Connect with PCAST.''
    Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of 
FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as 
public documents and will be made available for public inspection, 
including being posted on the PCAST Web site.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information regarding the meeting 
agenda, time, location, and how to register for the meeting is 
available on the PCAST Web site at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. A 
live video webcast and an archive of the webcast after the event will 
be available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. The archived video 
will be available within one week of the meeting. Questions about the 
meeting should be directed to Dr. Deborah D. Stine, PCAST Executive 
Director, at dstine@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456-6006. 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 is an advisory group of the nation's leading 
scientists and engineers who directly advise the President and the 
Executive Office of the President. See Executive Order 13226. PCAST 
makes policy recommendations in the many areas where understanding of 
science, technology, and innovation is key to strengthening our economy 
and forming policy that works for the American people. PCAST is 
administered by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). 
PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President 
for Science and Technology, and Director, Office of Science and 
Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House; 
Dr. Harold E. Varmus, President, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer 
Center; and Dr. Eric S. Lander, President and Director, Broad Institute 
of MIT and Harvard.
    Meeting Accomodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should contact Dr. Stine at least ten 
business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can 
be made.

M. David Hodge,
Operations Manager.
[FR Doc. 2010-3607 Filed 2-25-10; 8:45 am]
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