President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), 53954 [2021-21169]

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The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Monday, October 18, 2021; 12:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET. Tuesday, October 19, 2021; 12:00 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: Information to participate virtually can be found on the PCAST website closer to the meeting at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sarah Domnitz, Designated Federal Officer, PCAST, email: PCAST@ ostp.eop.gov or telephone: (202) 881– 6399. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Sep 28, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 the White House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the Executive Order at whitehouse.gov. PCAST is consulted on and provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where understanding of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. The Designated Federal Officer is Sarah Domnitz. Information about PCAST can be found at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST. Tentative Agenda: PCAST will hear from invited speakers on and discuss various aspects of combatting and adapting to climate change, including ongoing work within individual federal agencies, implications for national security, and achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Additional information and the meeting agenda, including any changes that arise, will be posted on the PCAST website at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments no longer than 10 pages 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 October 19, 2021, at a time specified in the meeting agenda. 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 PCAST@ostp.eop.gov, no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 12, 2021. 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 select speakers on a firstcome, first-served basis from those who registered. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 29, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-21169]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open virtual meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the President's 
Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Monday, October 18, 2021; 12:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET. Tuesday, 
October 19, 2021; 12:00 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: Information to participate virtually can be found on the 
PCAST website closer to the meeting at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sarah Domnitz, Designated Federal 
Officer, PCAST, email: [email protected] or telephone: (202) 881-6399.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 the White 
House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the 
Executive Order at whitehouse.gov. PCAST is consulted on and provides 
analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where 
understanding of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the 
policy choices before the President. The Designated Federal Officer is 
Sarah Domnitz. Information about PCAST can be found at: 
www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST.
    Tentative Agenda: PCAST will hear from invited speakers on and 
discuss various aspects of combatting and adapting to climate change, 
including ongoing work within individual federal agencies, implications 
for national security, and achieving net zero emissions by 2050. 
Additional information and the meeting agenda, including any changes 
that arise, will be posted on the PCAST website at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. It is the 
policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments no longer than 10 
pages 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 
October 19, 2021, at a time specified in the meeting agenda. 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 
[email protected], no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 
12, 2021. 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 select 
speakers on a first-come, first-served basis from those who registered. 
Those not able to present oral comments may file written comments with 
the council.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted 
continuously, written comments should be submitted to 
[email protected] no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 12, 
2021, so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members 
for their consideration prior to this meeting.
    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 website www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST.
    Minutes: Minutes will be available within 45 days by emailing 
[email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2021.
LaTanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-21169 Filed 9-28-21; 8:45 am]
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