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

Aeronautics Science and Technology Subcommittee; Committee on Technology; National Science and Technology Council
Document Number: 2010-32633
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-28
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The Aeronautics Science and Technology Subcommittee (ASTS) of the National Science and Technology Council's (NSTC) Committee on Technology will hold a public meeting to review and discuss the National Aeronautics RDT&E Infrastructure Plan. Executive Order (E.O.) 13419National Aeronautics Research and Developmentsigned December 20, 2006, calls for the development of this plan. The plan is guided by both the National Aeronautics Research and Development (R&D) Policy and the National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan that were developed by the NSTC in consonance with E.O. 13419. Dates and Addresses: The meeting will be held in conjunction with the 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting at the Orlando World Center Marriott, 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida 32821 on Friday, January 7, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Crystal Ballroom A. Information regarding the 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting is available at the: http://www.aiaa.org Web site. Note: Persons solely attending this ASTS public meeting do not need to register for the AIAA Conference and Exhibit to attend this public meeting. There will be no admission charge for persons solely attending the public meeting. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis.
Partially Closed Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Document Number: 2010-31229
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-13
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.
Request for Public Comment on the Draft National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research
Document Number: 2010-30414
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-06
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
With this notice, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council request comments from the public regarding the draft National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research (hereafter referred to as ``draft NNI EHS strategy''). The draft NNI EHS strategy is posted at http://strategy.nano.gov. Comments of approximately one page or less in length (4,000 characters) are requested. This request will be active from December 6, 2010, to January 6, 2011.
Request for Public Comment on the Draft 2010 National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan
Document Number: 2010-27358
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
With this notice, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council request comments from the public regarding the draft 2010 National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Plan. The draft plan is posted at http://strategy.nano.gov. Comments of approximately one page or less in length (4,000 characters) are requested. This request will be active from November 1, 2010 to November 30, 2010.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting; Notice of Meeting: Partially Closed Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Document Number: 2010-25766
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-12
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.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Document Number: 2010-19299
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
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.
NNI Strategic Plan 2010; Request for Information
Document Number: 2010-16273
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-06
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The purpose of this RFI is to enhance the value of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) by reaching out to the nanotechnology stakeholder community for specific input for the next NNI Strategic Plan to be published in December 2010. This RFI refers to the NNI Goals identified from the 2007 Strategic Plan (http:// www.nano.gov/NNI_Strategic_Plan_2007.pdf) as a starting point for questions covering themes such as research priorities, investment, coordination, partnerships, evaluation, and policy.
Aeronautics Science and Technology Subcommittee; Committee on Technology; National Science and Technology Council
Document Number: 2010-15581
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-28
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The Aeronautics Science and Technology Subcommittee (ASTS) of the National Science and Technology Council's (NSTC) Committee on Technology will hold a public meeting. At this meeting, ASTS members will present highlights of the recently published 2010 National Aeronautics Research and Development Plan. The proposed structure and draft content (to date) of the National Aeronautics RDT&E Infrastructure Plan will then be discussed, and participants will be invited to provide input to help inform further development of the draft National Aeronautics RDT&E Infrastructure Plan.
Partially Closed Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Document Number: 2010-15161
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-23
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.
National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology Subcommittee, National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology; The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop: Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-13157
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-02
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 July 13-14, 2010, to provide an open forum to obtain input from stakeholders regarding the goals and objectives of an updated U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Plan that is currently under development and scheduled for completion by December 2010. Representatives of the U.S. research community, industry, non-governmental organizations, and interested members of the general public are invited to offer suggestions to the U.S. Government interagency task force that is drafting the new plan, which is an update of the December 2007 NNI Strategic Plan (see http://www.nano.gov/NNI_Strategic_Plan_ 2007.pdf). In particular, the agencies participating in the NNI are seeking input on the specific objectives that should be included in the updated plan under each of the overarching NNI goals, and on the most likely approaches for achieving those objectives.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-10074
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-29
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.
Extension of Comment Period for Commercialization of University Research Request for Information
Document Number: 2010-9560
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-26
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, National Economic Council
Commercialization of University Research Request for Information
Document Number: 2010-6606
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-25
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, National Economic Council
In September 2009, President Obama released his national innovation strategy, which is designed to promote sustainable growth and the creation of quality jobs. Two key parts of this strategy are to increase support for both the fundamental research at our nation's universities and the effective commercialization of promising technologies.
Subcommittee on Forensic Science; Committee on Science; National Science and Technology Council
Document Number: 2010-4899
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-09
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The Subcommittee on Forensic Science of the National Science and Technology Council's (NSTC's) Committee on Science is now accepting nominations for Interagency Working Group participants. Nominees must be a State, local, or tribal government elected officer (or their designated employee with authority to act on their behalf).
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.
Subcommittee on Forensic Science; Committee on Science; National Science and Technology Council
Document Number: 2010-1813
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-29
Agency: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Science and Technology Policy Office, Executive Office of the President
The Subcommittee on Forensic Science (SOFS) of the National Science and Technology Council's (NSTC's) Committee on Science will host a public forum in collaboration with the annual scientific meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). The role of the SOFS is to coordinate Federal activities and advise the Executive Office of the President on national efforts to improve forensic science and its application in America's justice system. This special session will serve to provide attendees with an update on the Subcommittee's work and provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions and provide comments.