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, 52721-52722 [2011-21422]

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[FR Doc. 2011–21414 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–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. 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: September 16, 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 September 16, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is tentatively mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:33 Aug 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 scheduled to hear from speakers who will provide an overview of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration environmental observation and prediction activities, and the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Million Veteran Program. In addition, several agencies will update PCAST on the implementation status of the recommendations it made in its report on Health Information Technology. Additional information and the agenda, including any changes that arise, 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 September 16, 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The public comment period for this meeting will take place on September 16, 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 September 8, 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 no later than 12 p.m. Eastern Time on September 1, 2011, so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to the meeting for their E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 52722 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 163 / Tuesday, August 23, 2011 / Notices 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. 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. 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Ted Wackler, Deputy Chief of Staff. [Release No. 34–65147; File No. SR–CBOE– 2011–075] [FR Doc. 2011–21422 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To Amend Certain Registration and Qualification Requirements Sunshine Act Meeting FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: so that appropriate arrangements can be made. August 17, 2011. BILLING CODE P Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a Closed Meeting on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters also may be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), 9(B) and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Walter, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the Closed Meeting in a closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 25, 2011 will be: Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings; and Other matters relating to enforcement proceedings. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: August 18, 2011. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–21583 Filed 8–19–11; 11:15 am] Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1), notice is hereby given that on August 4, 2011, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (‘‘CBOE’’ or the ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by CBOE. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change Pursuant to the provisions of Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’),1 the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (‘‘CBOE’’ or the ‘‘Exchange’’) proposes to amend its rules regarding registration and qualification of individual Trading Permit Holders and individual associated persons. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 163 (Tuesday, August 23, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52721-52722]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21422]


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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: September 16, 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 September 16, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
tentatively scheduled to hear from speakers who will provide an 
overview of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration 
environmental observation and prediction activities, and the Department 
of Veterans Affairs' Million Veteran Program. In addition, several 
agencies will update PCAST on the implementation status of the 
recommendations it made in its report on Health Information Technology. 
Additional information and the agenda, including any changes that 
arise, 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 September 16, 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 
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 
September 16, 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 
September 8, 2011. Phone or e-mail 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 no 
later than 12 p.m. Eastern Time on September 1, 2011, so that the 
comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to the 
meeting for their

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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 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.
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