Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee, 36730-36731 [2021-14856]

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ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Performance report for Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program. OMB Control Number: 1840–0748. Type of Review: An extension without change of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: VII. 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[FR Doc. 2021–14786 Filed 7–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, July 29, 2021; 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: Teleconference: Remote attendance of the ASCAC meeting will be possible via Zoom. Instructions will be posted on the Committee’s website at: (https://science.energy.gov/ascr/ ascac/) prior to the meeting and can also be obtained by contacting Christine Chalk by email at (christine.chalk@ science.doe.gov), or by phone at (301) 903–7486. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Chalk, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research; SC–31/ Germantown Building; U.S. Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue SW; Washington, DC 20585–1290; Telephone (301) 903–7486; email: christine.chalk@science.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 13, 2021 / Notices Purpose of the Committee: The Committee provides advice and guidance on a continuing basis to the Office of Science and to the Department of Energy on scientific priorities within the field of advanced scientific computing research. Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the semi-annual meeting of the Committee. Tentative Agenda: • • • • • • jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES View from Washington View from Germantown Update on Exascale project activities Update on ASCR collaborations Update from Committee of Visitors Challenges and Best Practices for increasing Diversity • Technical presentations • Public Comment (10-minute rule) The meeting agenda includes an update on the budget, accomplishments, and planned activities of the Advanced Scientific Computing Research program and the exascale computing project; an update from the Office of Science; technical presentations from funded researchers; updates from subcommittees and there will be an opportunity for comments from the public. The meeting will conclude at 6:00 p.m. EDT on July 29, 2021. Agenda updates and presentations will be posted on the ASCAC website prior to the meeting: https://science.osti.gov/ ascr/ascac. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do so during 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 10 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 submit your request at least five days before the meeting. Those not able to attend the meeting or who have insufficient time to address the committee are invited to send a written statement to Christine Chalk, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; email to Christine.Chalk@ science.doe.gov. Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available within 90 days on the Advanced Scientific Computing website at: https://science.osti.gov/ascr/ascac. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jul 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 Signed in Washington, DC, on July 8, 2021. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–14856 Filed 7–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of a request for public comment, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on the continued collection of information entitled: Budget Justification, which DOE has developed for submission to and approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before September 13, 2021. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to U.S. Department of Energy, Golden Field Office, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401–3111, Attn: James Cash, or by email at james.cash@ ee.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to James Cash, U.S. Department of Energy, Golden Field Office, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401–3111, or by phone (240) 562– 1456, or by email at james.cash@ ee.doe.gov. The information collection instrument, titled ‘‘Budget Justification’’ may also be viewed at: https:// www.energy.gov/eere/funding/articles/ eere-negotiation-forms. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5162, Budget Justification; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Budget Justification; (3) Type of Request: Renewal; (4) Purpose: This collection of information is necessary in order for DOE to identify allowable, allocable, and reasonable recipient project costs eligible for Grants and Cooperative Agreements under Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) programs; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36731 (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 400; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 400; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 24 hours, per response; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $1,010.52 per one time response; Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Statutory Authority: Section 989(a) EPACT 2005 [Merit Review]{42 U.S.C. 16353(a)}; Section 646 DOE Organization Act [Contracts]{42 U.S.C. 7256(a)}; and 31 U.S.C. 503 (the Chief Financial Officers Act, Functions of the Deputy Director for Management), 31 U.S.C. 1111 (Improving Economy and Efficiency of the United States Government), 41 U.S.C. 1101–1131 (the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act), Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970, and Executive Order 11541 (‘‘Prescribing the Duties of the Office of Management and Budget and the Domestic Policy Council in the Executive Office of the President’’), the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996, (31 U.S.C. 7501–7507), as well as The Federal Program Information Act (Pub. L. 95–220 and Pub. L. 98–169, as amended, codified at 31 U.S.C. 6101– 6106). Signing Authority: This document of the Department of Energy was signed on July 7, 2021, by Derek G. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 13, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36730-36731]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-14856]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific 
Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). The Federal Advisory Committee 
Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the 
Federal Register.

DATES: Thursday, July 29, 2021; 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: Teleconference: Remote attendance of the ASCAC meeting will 
be possible via Zoom. Instructions will be posted on the Committee's 
website at: (https://science.energy.gov/ascr/ascac/) prior to the 
meeting and can also be obtained by contacting Christine Chalk by email 
at ([email protected]), or by phone at (301) 903-7486.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Chalk, Office of Advanced 
Scientific Computing Research; SC-31/Germantown Building; U.S. 
Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue SW; Washington, DC 
20585-1290; Telephone (301) 903-7486; email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

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    Purpose of the Committee: The Committee provides advice and 
guidance on a continuing basis to the Office of Science and to the 
Department of Energy on scientific priorities within the field of 
advanced scientific computing research.
    Purpose of the Meeting: This meeting is the semi-annual meeting of 
the Committee.
    Tentative Agenda:

 View from Washington
 View from Germantown
 Update on Exascale project activities
 Update on ASCR collaborations
 Update from Committee of Visitors
 Challenges and Best Practices for increasing Diversity
 Technical presentations
 Public Comment (10-minute rule)

The meeting agenda includes an update on the budget, accomplishments, 
and planned activities of the Advanced Scientific Computing Research 
program and the exascale computing project; an update from the Office 
of Science; technical presentations from funded researchers; updates 
from subcommittees and there will be an opportunity for comments from 
the public. The meeting will conclude at 6:00 p.m. EDT on July 29, 
2021. Agenda updates and presentations will be posted on the ASCAC 
website prior to the meeting: https://science.osti.gov/ascr/ascac.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. 
Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions may do so during 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 10 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 submit your request 
at least five days before the meeting. Those not able to attend the 
meeting or who have insufficient time to address the committee are 
invited to send a written statement to Christine Chalk, U.S. Department 
of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; email to 
[email protected]
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available within 90 
days on the Advanced Scientific Computing website at: https://science.osti.gov/ascr/ascac.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on July 8, 2021.
LaTanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-14856 Filed 7-12-21; 8:45 am]
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