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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Commission was established to provide advice to the Secretary on the Department’s national laboratories. The Commission will review the DOE national laboratories for alignment with the Department’s strategic priorities, clear and balanced missions, unique capabilities to meet current energy and national security challenges, appropriate size to meet the Department’s energy and national security missions, and support of other Federal agencies. The Commission will also look for opportunities to more effectively and efficiently use the capabilities of the national laboratories and review the use of laboratory directed research and development (LDRD) to meet the Department’s science, energy, and national security goals. Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the fourth meeting of the Commission. Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. on December 15. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Commission To Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy 
Laboratories

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Commission to 
Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories 
(Commission). The Commission was created pursuant section 319 of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, Public Law 113-76, and in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. This notice is provided in 
accordance with the Act.

DATES: Monday, December 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Institute for Defense Analyses, 4850 Mark Center Drive, Room 
1301, Alexandria, VA 22311.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Gibson, Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586-3787; email 
crenel@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The Commission was established to provide advice to the 
Secretary on the Department's national laboratories. The Commission 
will review the DOE national laboratories for alignment with the 
Department's strategic priorities, clear and balanced missions, unique 
capabilities to meet current energy and national security challenges, 
appropriate size to meet the Department's energy and national security 
missions, and support of other Federal agencies. The Commission will 
also look for opportunities to more effectively and efficiently use the 
capabilities of the national laboratories and review the use of 
laboratory directed research and development (LDRD) to meet the 
Department's science, energy, and national security goals.
    Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the fourth meeting of the 
Commission.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. on December 
15. The tentative meeting agenda includes discussion on how the DOE 
Labs impact the national science and technology enterprise and further 
discussions on their relationship with industry. Key presenters will 
address and discuss these topics with comments from the public. The 
meeting will conclude at 3:30 p.m. The agenda will be posted when 
finalized and in advance of the meeting on the Lab Commission Web site: 
(http://energy.gov/labcommission/commission-review-effectiveness-national-energy-laboratories).
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. 
Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Karen Gibson no later 
than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at email 
crenel@hq.doe.gov. Please provide your name, organization, citizenship, 
and contact information. Anyone attending the meeting will be required 
to present government issued identification. Individuals and 
representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and 
suggestions may do so at the end of the meeting. Approximately 30 
minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker 
will depend on the number who wish to speak but will not exceed 5 
minutes. The Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the 
meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of 
business. Those wishing to speak should register to do so beginning at 
10:00 a.m. on December 15.
    Those not able to attend the meeting or who have insufficient time 
to address the committee are invited to send a written statement to 
Karen Gibson, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington DC 20585, or to email: crenel@hq.doe.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the 
Commission Web site at: http://energy.gov/labcommission.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 18, 2014.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-27742 Filed 11-21-14; 8:45 am]
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