[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 175 (Friday, September 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 55951]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-23069]


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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering 
(CEOSE); Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the 
following meeting:
    Name: Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and 
Engineering (1173).
    Dates/Time: October 17, 2011, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. October 18, 2011, 
9 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    Place: National Science Foundation (NSF), 4201 Wilson Boulevard, 
Arlington, VA 22230.
    To help facilitate your entry into the building, contact the 
individual listed below. Your request to attend this meeting must be 
received by e-mail (mtolbert@nsf.gov) on or prior to October 14, 
2011.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Contact Person: Dr. Margaret E.M. Tolbert, Senior Advisor and 
CEOSE Designated Federal Officer, Office of Integrative Activities, 
National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 
22230.
    Telephone Numbers: (703) 292-4216, 703-292-8040 
mtolbert@nsf.gov.
    Minutes: Meeting minutes and other information may be obtained 
from the Senior Advisor and CEOSE Designated Federal Officer at the 
above address or the Web site at http://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/activities/ceose/index.jsp.
    Purpose of Meeting: To study data, programs, policies, and other 
information pertinent to the National Science Foundation and to 
provide advice and recommendations concerning broadening 
participation in science and engineering.
    Agenda:

Monday, Oct 17, 2011

Opening Statement by the CEOSE Chair
Presentations and Discussions:
     Concurrence on the CEOSE Minutes of the June 13-14, 
2011 Meeting.
     Presentation of Key Points from the Meeting among the 
National Science Foundation Director and CEOSE officers.
     Discussion of the Process for the Selection of CEOSE 
Members, Status of Inter-Agency collaboration on Broadening 
Participation, and Introduction of Federal CEOSE Liaisons.
     Appointment of CEOSE Officers, Subcommittee Members, 
and CEOSE Liaisons to NSF Advisory Committees.
     Plans for the Mini-Symposium on the Science of 
Broadening Participation.
     Beginning the Discussion on Potential Efficiencies for 
SESTAT.
     A Conversation with Dr. Cora B. Marrett, Deputy 
Director of the National Science Foundation.
     Broadening Participation Activities of Two NSF 
Directorates: (1) Directorate for Computer and Information Science 
and Engineering, and (2) Directorate for Biological Sciences.
     Discussions on Various Diversity and Inclusion Topics 
by Federal Agency Liaisons to CEOSE.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Opening Statement by the CEOSE Chair Presentations, Discussions, and 
Reports:
     Broadening Participation Activities in EHR: Focus on 
Research on Gender and the Education of Persons with Disabilities.
     Broadening Participation in the STEM Enterprise: The 
NSF Role.
     Accomplishments of NSF in Response to Management 
Directive 715.
     Briefing on the Development of Pilot Activities for 
Enhancements to the Merit Review Process.
     Reports by CEOSE Liaisons to NSF Advisory Committees.
     Discussion of CEOSE Unfinished and New Business.

    Dated: September 6, 2011.
Susanne Bolton,
Committee Management Officer.
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