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, 20385-20386 [2011-8750]

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20385-20386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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: May 19, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Marriott Metro Center, 775 
12th Street, NW., Ballroom Salon A, 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 May 19, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
tentatively scheduled to hear presentations on the U.S. patent system. 
PCAST members will also discuss reports they are developing on the 
topics of advanced manufacturing. 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 May 19, 2011, which must 
take place in the White House for the President's scheduling 
convenience and 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).
    Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written 
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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 May 
19, 2011 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 
meeting, interested parties should register to speak at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast, no later than 12 p.m. Eastern Time on 
Monday, May 9, 2011. 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, Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 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: 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 are expected to 
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 (PCAST) is an advisory group of the nation's 
leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment 
the science and technology advice available to him from inside the 
White House and from cabinet departments and other Federal agencies. 
See the Executive Order at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. PCAST 
is consulted about and provides analyses and recommendations concerning 
a wide range of issues where understandings from the domains of 
science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices 
before the President. 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; and Dr. Eric S. Lander, President, 
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.
    Meeting Accommodations: 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.

Ted Wackler,
Deputy Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2011-8750 Filed 4-11-11; 8:45 am]
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