President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 70780-70781 [2011-29429]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 70780 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / Notices with the potential to transform U.S. manufacturing. In addition, the AMP Steering Committee is to identify the collaborative approaches needed to realize these opportunities. During this regional meeting, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide their thoughts on: • Technology development; • Education and workforce development; • Facility and infrastructure sharing; • Policies that could create a fertile innovation environment. 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 at http:// advancedmanufacturing.umich.edu/. For questions regarding the facility and location-focused questions, please send an email to amp-registrar@umich.edu. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional regional meetings are scheduled in Cambridge, Massachusetts (November 28), and Berkeley, California (December 5). More information about AMP is available at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast/amp and http:// www.eere.energy.gov/amp. Questions about AMP should be directed to amp@ostp.gov. For those who would like to get involved in AMP, but are unable to attend the regional meetings, you may visit the section entitled ‘‘Get Involved’’ at http:// www.eere.energy.gov/amp. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Nov 14, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should email amp@ostp.gov at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Ted Wackler, Deputy Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2011–29424 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Notice of Meeting: Open Regional Meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing. ACTION: Public Notice. This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for an open regional meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing, and describes the functions of the Council and its Working Group. DATES: November 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Cambridge Marriott, Two Cambridge Center, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142. Type of Meeting: Open. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing will hold a Northeast regional meeting at the Cambridge Marriott near the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 28, 2011. Advanced manufacturing will provide the basis for high-quality jobs for Americans and sustain U.S. competitiveness in the 21st century. To ensure that the United States attracts manufacturing activity and remains a leader in knowledge production, PCAST recommended in its June 2011 ‘‘Report to the President on Ensuring American Leadership in Advanced SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Manufacturing’’ that the Federal Government create a fertile environment for innovation and make investments to ensure that new technologies and design methodologies are developed in the United States, and that technologybased enterprises have the infrastructure to flourish here. On the basis of that report, President Obama established PCAST’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) Steering Committee to provide additional advice to the government on how to catalyze investment in and deployment of emerging technologies with the potential to transform U.S. manufacturing. In addition, the AMP Steering Committee is to identify the collaborative approaches needed to realize these opportunities. During this regional meeting, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide their thoughts on: • Technology development; • Education and workforce development; • Facility and infrastructure sharing; • Policies that could create a fertile innovation environment. 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 at http://mit.edu/manufacturing/. For questions regarding the facility and location-focused questions, please send an email to amp-event-mit@mit.edu. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional regional meetings are scheduled in Berkeley, California (December 5), and Ann Arbor, Michigan (December 12). More information about AMP is available at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast/amp and http:// www.eere.energy.gov/amp. Questions about AMP should be directed to amp@ostp.gov. For those who would like to get involved in AMP, but are unable to attend the regional meetings, you may visit the section entitled ‘‘Get Involved’’ at http:// www.eere.energy.gov/amp. 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 E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / Notices 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 the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should email amp@ostp.gov at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Ted Wackler, Deputy Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2011–29429 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Notice of Meeting: Open Regional Meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing. ACTION: Public notice. This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for an open regional meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing, and describes the functions of the Council and its Working Group. DATES: December 5, 2011. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94708. Type of Meeting: Open. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing will hold a regional meeting at the University of California, Berkeley from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on December 5, 2011. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Nov 14, 2011 Jkt 226001 Advanced manufacturing will provide the basis for high-quality jobs for Americans and sustain U.S. competitiveness in the 21st century. To ensure that the United States attracts manufacturing activity and remains a leader in knowledge production, PCAST recommended in its June 2011 ‘‘Report to the President on Ensuring American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing’’ that the Federal government create a fertile environment for innovation and make investments to ensure that new technologies and design methodologies are developed in the United States, and that technologybased enterprises have the infrastructure to flourish here. On the basis of that report, President Obama established PCAST’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) Steering Committee to provide additional advice to the government on how to catalyze investment in and deployment of emerging technologies with the potential to transform U.S. manufacturing. In addition, the AMP Steering Committee is to identify the collaborative approaches needed to realize these opportunities. During this regional meeting, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide their thoughts on: • Technology development • Education and workforce development • Facility and infrastructure sharing • Policies that could create a fertile innovation environment. 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 at http://ampsf.org. For questions regarding the facility and locationfocused questions, please send an email to bears@berkeley.edu. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional regional meetings are scheduled in Cambridge, Massachusetts (November 28), and Ann Arbor, Michigan (December 12). More information about AMP is available at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast/amp and www.eere.energy.gov/ amp. Questions about AMP should be directed to amp@ostp.gov. For those who would like to get involved in AMP, but are unable to attend the regional PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70781 meetings, you may visit the section entitled ‘‘Get Involved’’ at http:// www.eere.energy.gov/amp. 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 the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should email amp@ostp.gov at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Ted Wackler, Deputy Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2011–29432 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting 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 host the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on Thursday, November 17, 2011, beginning at 9 a.m., in the Auditorium of the Commission’s headquarters at 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC. This Sunshine Act notice is being issued because a majority of the Commission may attend the meeting. The forum will include remarks by SEC Commissioners and panel discussions that Commissioners may attend. Panel topics will include current capital formation issues for private E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 15, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70780-70781]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29429]


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OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

    Notice of Meeting: Open Regional Meeting of the President's Council 
of Advisors on Science and Technology, Working Group on Advanced 
Manufacturing.

ACTION: Public Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for an 
open regional meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science 
and Technology (PCAST), Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing, and 
describes the functions of the Council and its Working Group.

DATES: November 28, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Cambridge Marriott, Two 
Cambridge Center, 50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President's Council of Advisors 
on Science and Technology (PCAST), Working Group on Advanced 
Manufacturing will hold a Northeast regional meeting at the Cambridge 
Marriott near the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
(MIT) from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 28, 2011.
    Advanced manufacturing will provide the basis for high-quality jobs 
for Americans and sustain U.S. competitiveness in the 21st century. To 
ensure that the United States attracts manufacturing activity and 
remains a leader in knowledge production, PCAST recommended in its June 
2011 ``Report to the President on Ensuring American Leadership in 
Advanced Manufacturing'' that the Federal Government create a fertile 
environment for innovation and make investments to ensure that new 
technologies and design methodologies are developed in the United 
States, and that technology-based enterprises have the infrastructure 
to flourish here.
    On the basis of that report, President Obama established PCAST's 
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) Steering Committee to provide 
additional advice to the government on how to catalyze investment in 
and deployment of emerging technologies with the potential to transform 
U.S. manufacturing. In addition, the AMP Steering Committee is to 
identify the collaborative approaches needed to realize these 
opportunities. During this regional meeting, members of the public will 
have an opportunity to provide their thoughts on:
     Technology development;
     Education and workforce development;
     Facility and infrastructure sharing;
     Policies that could create a fertile innovation 
environment.
    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 at http://mit.edu/manufacturing/. For questions regarding the 
facility and location-focused questions, please send an email to amp-event-mit@mit.edu. Please note that public seating for this meeting is 
limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Additional regional meetings are scheduled in Berkeley, California 
(December 5), and Ann Arbor, Michigan (December 12).
    More information about AMP is available at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast/amp and http://www.eere.energy.gov/amp. Questions about AMP 
should be directed to amp@ostp.gov. For those who would like to get 
involved in AMP, but are unable to attend the regional meetings, you 
may visit the section entitled ``Get Involved'' at http://www.eere.energy.gov/amp.

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

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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 the Massachusetts Institute of 
Technology and Harvard.
    Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should email amp@ostp.gov at least ten 
business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can 
be made.

Ted Wackler,
Deputy Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2011-29429 Filed 11-14-11; 8:45 am]
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