[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 126 (Friday, July 1, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38119-38120]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-13007]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Defense Science Board Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of Advisory Committee Meeting; Defense Science Board 
Task Force on Roles and Authorities of the Director of Defense Research 
and Engineering.

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SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board Task Force on Roles and Authorities 
of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering will meet in closed 
session on July 28, 2005, at SAI, 3601 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA. 
The Task Force will examine the past and current roles and authorities 
for the Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E).
    The mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary 
of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, 
Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they 
affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. At these 
meetings, the Task Force will review and evaluate concepts to determine 
appropriate future roles and authorities of the DDR&E including an 
analysis of the relationship of the Director to other senior science 
and technology (S&T) and acquisition officials of the military 
departments and the Defense Agencies; the relationship of the Director 
to the performance of the following functions: planning, programming, 
and budgeting of the S&T programs of the DoD; management of DoD 
laboratories and technical centers; promotion of the rapid transition 
of technologies to acquisition programs within the DoD; promotion of 
the transfer of technologies into and from the commercial sector; the 
coordination of DoD S&T activities with organizations outside the DoD; 
technical review of DoD acquisition programs and policies; training and 
education activities for the national scientific and technical 
workforce; development of science and technology policies and programs 
relating to the maintenance of the national technology and industrial 
base; and the development of new technologies in support of the

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transformation of the Armed Forces. The Task Force will also examine 
the duties of the Director as the Chief Technology Office of the DoD.

DATES: July 28, 2005.

ADDRESSES: SAI, 3601 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LTC Scott Dolgoff, USA, Defense 
Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3D865, Washington, DC 20301-
3140, via email at scott.dolgoff@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 695-
4158.

    Dated: June 24, 2005.
Jeannette Owings-Ballard,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 05-13007 Filed 6-30-05; 8:45 am]
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