President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 32319 [2016-11959]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2016 / Notices Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: June 6, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: To receive the call-in Dated: May 18, 2016. information, attendees should register Nadya Chinoy Dabby, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and for the conference call on the PCAST Web site, http://www.whitehouse.gov/ Improvement. ostp/pcast no later than 12:00 p.m. ET [FR Doc. 2016–12101 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] on Thursday, June 2, 2016. BILLING CODE 4000–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information regarding the meeting agenda, time, location, and how to Election Assistance Commission register for the meeting is available on the PCAST Web site at: http:// Notice of Sunshine Act Meeting whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. Questions AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance about the meeting should be directed to Commission. Ms. Jennifer Michael at Jennifer_L_ Michael@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456–4444. ACTION: Notice of public meeting agenda. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Council of Advisors on DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, May 25, Science and Technology (PCAST) is an 2016, (9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.—EDT) advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by PLACE: 1335 East West Highway (First the President to augment the science Floor Conference Room), Silver Spring, and technology advice available to him MD 20910. from inside the White House, cabinet AGENDA: Commissioners will meet to departments, and other Federal release a 2016 Election Worker agencies. See the Executive Order at Guidebook, State Compendium of http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. Election Worker Requirements, and PCAST is consulted about and provides Election Worker Webisode. 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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 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 2, 2016. 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 up to 10 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. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 2, 2016 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 Ms. Jennifer Michael at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2016. LaTanya R. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 99 (Monday, May 23, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 32319]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-11959]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open teleconference.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a 
conference call of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and 
Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. The 
Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: June 6, 2016, 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: To receive the call-in information, attendees should 
register for the conference call on the PCAST Web site, http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast no later than 12:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, 
June 2, 2016.

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. 
Questions about the meeting should be directed to Ms. Jennifer Michael 
at Jennifer_L_Michael@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456-4444.

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 
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.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President's Council of Advisors 
on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to hold a public 
conference call on June 6, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
scheduled to discuss its study on Forensic Science in Federal Criminal 
Courts: Ensuring Reliable Principles and Methods. Additional 
information and the agenda, including any changes that arise, will be 
posted at the PCAST Web site at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast.
    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 June 
6, 2016 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 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on 
June 2, 2016. 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 up to 10 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.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted 
continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST no later 
than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on June 2, 2016 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 Ms. Jennifer Michael at 
least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate 
arrangements can be made.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2016.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-11959 Filed 5-20-16; 8:45 am]
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