[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 57 (Monday, March 25, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13606-13607]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-7058]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Sea Grant Review Panel

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Sea Grant Review Panel. The meeting will 
have several purposes. Panel members will discuss and provide advice on 
the National Sea Grant College Program in the areas of program 
evaluation,

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education and extension, science and technology programs, and other 
matters as described below:

DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled during two days: Thursday, 
April 4, 2002, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, April 5, 2002 9 a.m. to 12:30 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver 
Spring Metro Center III, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 4527, Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Ronald C. Baird, Director, 
National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11716, Silver Spring, 
Maryland 20910, (301) 713-2448.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel, which consists of a balanced 
representation from academia, industry, state government and citizens 
groups, was established in 1976 by Section 209 of the Sea Grant 
Improvement Act (Public Law 94-461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The Panel advises 
the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Sea Grant 
College Program with respect to operations under the Act, and such 
other matters as the Secretary refers to them for review and advice. 
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

Thursday, April 4, 2002

9:00 a.m.--Welcoming and Opening Formalities, Change of Panel Chairs, 
Election of Sea Grant Review Panel Officers, Approval of Last Meeting 
Minutes and Agenda, Introductory Remarks.
9:20 a.m.--Executive Committee Report.
9:45 a.m.--NSGO Director's Update.
10:15 a.m.--Sea Grant Association Report.
10:45 a.m.--Break.
11:00 a.m.--Allocation Committee Report.
12:00 noon--Working Lunch (Wisconsin Sea Grant Information Management 
System Demonstration).
1:45 p.m.--Allocation Committee Report (continued).
2:45 p.m.--Duce Committee Report Consideration.
3:45 p.m.--Break.
4:00 p.m.--Program Evaluation Implementation Report.
4:15 p.m.--Best Management Practices.
4:30 p.m.--Coastal States Organization Presentation.

Friday, April 5, 2002

9:00 a.m.--NOAA Update.
9:30 a.m.--Congressional Update.
10:30 a.m.--Break.
10:45 a.m.--NSGO Update, Sea Grant Fisheries Extension, Communications 
Update, Education Update, NOAA MSI/Environmental Entrepreneurship 
Program, Aquatic Nuisance Species, Maine and New Hampshire Sea Grant 
College, Status.
12:00 noon--Wrap-up.
12:30 p.m.--Adjourn.

    This meeting will be open to the public.

Louisa Koch,
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Research.
[FR Doc. 02-7058 Filed 3-22-02; 8:45 am]
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