President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting, 64177-64178 [2014-25585]

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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, 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 co-chaired by Dr. John P. 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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 one hour with the President on November 14, 2014, 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 November 14, 2014, 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 November 6, 2014. 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 minutes per person, with a total public comment period of up to 15 minutes. If more speakers register than there is space VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:06 Oct 27, 2014 Jkt 235001 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 continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST no later than 12 p.m. Eastern Time on November 6, 2014, so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to this 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. Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should contact Dr. Ashley Predith (at the email or telephone number above) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 22, 2014. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–25585 Filed 10–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee Office of Science, DOE. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Monday, November 17, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Hilton Washington DC/ Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852, (301) 468–1100. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 208 (Tuesday, October 28, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64177-64178]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-25585]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice of partially-closed meeting.

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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. 2.

DATES: Friday, November 14, 2014, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: National Academy of Sciences in the Lecture Room, 2101 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC.

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. Ashley Predith at 
apredith@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456-4444. 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, 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 co-chaired by Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the

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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.
    Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President's Council of Advisors 
on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session 
on November 14, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
scheduled to discuss challenges and opportunities in space sciences, 
technology and innovation in support of national security, Ebola, and 
corporate investments in brain research and neurotechnologies. 
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 one hour with the President on November 14, 2014, 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 
November 14, 2014, 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 
November 6, 2014. 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 minutes per person, with a total public comment 
period of up to 15 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 
continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST no later 
than 12 p.m. Eastern Time on November 6, 2014, so that the comments may 
be made available to the PCAST members prior to this 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.
    Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should contact Dr. Ashley Predith (at the 
email or telephone number above) at least 10 business days prior to the 
meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 22, 2014.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-25585 Filed 10-27-14; 8:45 am]
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