Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee; Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council; Public Engagement Through Nano.gov Webinar, 56681 [2012-22676]

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Nano.gov, the primary mechanism for public engagement, was redesigned in April 2011. NNCO is seeking public comment and recommendations on potential updates to, improvements on, and opportunities for public engagement through Nano.gov. DATES: Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 12:15 p.m. until 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: For information about the webinar, please see www.nano.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:13 Sep 12, 2012 Submitting Questions: Questions may be submitted before the webinar to webinar@nnco.nano.gov beginning at noon (EDT) Wednesday, September 19, 2012 and will be accepted until the close of the webinar at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 20, 2012. Questions submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov will be answered in the order received during the 20 minute question-andanswer segment of the webinar. The moderator reserves the right to group similar questions and to skip questions which are either repetitive or not germane to the topic. Information about the webinar is posted at www.nano.gov. The webinar will feature brief comments by public engagement and Web site subject area experts, followed by approximately 20 minutes to answer audience questions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, please contact Marlowe EpsteinNewman, telephone (703) 292–7128, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office. Email: webinar@nnco.nano.gov. Jkt 226001 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–67804; File No. TP 12–10] Order Granting Limited Exemptions From Exchange Act Rule 10b–17 and Rules 101 and 102 of Regulation M to iShares, Inc. and iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index Fund Pursuant to Exchange Act Rule 10b–17(b)(2) and Rule 101(d) and 102(e) of Regulation M September 7, 2012. By letter dated September 7, 2012 (the ‘‘Letter’’), as supplemented by conversations with the staff of the Division of Trading and Markets, counsel for iShares, Inc. 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[FR Doc No: 2012-22676]


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OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY


Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee; 
Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council; 
Public Engagement Through Nano.gov Webinar

AGENCY: Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and 
Technology Policy.

ACTION: Notice of webinar.

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SUMMARY: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on 
behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) 
Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and 
Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a webinar on September 20, 2012 to 
provide an open forum to answer questions and hear suggestions related 
to the National Nanotechnology Initiative's (NNI) public Web site, 
Nano.gov. Nano.gov, the primary mechanism for public engagement, was 
redesigned in April 2011. NNCO is seeking public comment and 
recommendations on potential updates to, improvements on, and 
opportunities for public engagement through Nano.gov.

DATES: Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 12:15 p.m. until 1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: For information about the webinar, please see www.nano.gov.
    Submitting Questions: Questions may be submitted before the webinar 
to webinar@nnco.nano.gov beginning at noon (EDT) Wednesday, September 
19, 2012 and will be accepted until the close of the webinar at 1 p.m. 
Thursday,
    September 20, 2012. Questions submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov 
will be answered in the order received during the 20 minute question-
and-answer segment of the webinar. The moderator reserves the right to 
group similar questions and to skip questions which are either 
repetitive or not germane to the topic.
    Information about the webinar is posted at www.nano.gov.
    The webinar will feature brief comments by public engagement and 
Web site subject area experts, followed by approximately 20 minutes to 
answer audience questions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, 
please contact Marlowe Epstein-Newman, telephone (703) 292-7128, 
National Nanotechnology Coordination Office. Email: 
webinar@nnco.nano.gov.

Ted Wackler,
Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-22676 Filed 9-12-12; 8:45 am]
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