Science and Technology Policy Office February 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology Capstone Workshop Risk Management Methods & Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications of Nanotechnology: Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-4037
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-26
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on March 30-31, 2010, to provide an open forum to discuss the state-of-the-art of the science related to environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials in two areas: Risk Management Methods and Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) of Nanotechnology. Risk Management Methods is one of the five environmental, health, and safety research categories identified in the NSET Subcommittee document Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research (http://www.nano.gov/NNI_EHS_Research_Strategy.pdf), which was released February 14, 2008.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Notice of Meeting: Partially Closed Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Document Number: 2010-3607
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-26
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
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.
Consumer Interface With the Smart Grid
Document Number: 2010-3251
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-19
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
With this notice, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the Executive Office of the President requests input from the public regarding the consumer interface with the Smart Grid. This Request for Information (RFI) will be active from February 23, 2010 to March 12, 2010. Respondents are invited to respond online via the Smart Grid Forum at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid/, or may submit responses via electronic mail. Electronic mail responses will be re-posted on the online forum.
Consumer Interface With the Smart Grid
Document Number: 2010-2813
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-09
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
With this notice, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the Executive Office of the President requests input from the public regarding the consumer interface with the modernized electric grid (``Smart Grid''), which is a vital component of the President's comprehensive energy plan. In particular, we seek comments on issues related to Smart Grid implementation options, including the ways in which each option would support open innovation in home energy services. This Request for Information (RFI) will be active from February 10, 2010 to February 19, 2010. Respondents are invited to respond online via the Smart Grid Forum at http://blog.ostp.gov/ category/smart-grid, or may submit responses via electronic mail. Electronic mail responses will be re-posted on the online forum. Instructions are provided at http://blog.ostp.gov/category/smart-grid.
Grand Challenges of the 21st Century; Request for Information
Document Number: 2010-2012
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-03
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
On September 21, 2009, President Barack Obama released his ``Strategy for American Innovation.'' The strategy outlines the Administration's plans to foster innovation for sustainable growth and the creation of high-quality jobs.