[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 6143]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2666]


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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: February 28, 2012, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.,
    February 29, 2012, 9 a.m.-3 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 email (kmack@nsf.gov) on or prior to February 21, 2012.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Contact Person: Dr. Kelly Mack, Program Officer and CEOSE 
Executive Secretary, Division of Human Resource Development, 
Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science 
Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230.
    Telephone Numbers: (703) 292-8575 kmack@nsf.gov.
    Minutes: Meeting minutes and other information may be obtained 
from the Executive Secretary 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:

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

    Opening Statement by the CEOSE Chair.
    Feature Presentation:
     NSTC Inventory of Federal STEM Education and the 
Federal STEM Education Strategic Plan: Dr. Michael Feder (Policy 
Analyst, OSTP).
    Discussions and Reports:
     Concurrence on the minutes of the CEOSE October 17-18, 
2011 meeting;
     Report of CEOSE Executive Officer meeting with Dr. 
Suresh (February 8, 2012);
     Report of CEOSE liaisons to NSF Directorate Committees 
on NSF Advisory Committee Meetings;
     CEOSE 2011-12 Biennial Report to Congress;
     Diversity and inclusion discussion with federal agency 
liaisons to CEOSE;
     Establishment of Ad Hoc Subcommittees and Development 
of Charges to Those Subcommittees.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

    Opening Statement by the CEOSE Chair.
    Feature Presentation:
     Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation in 
STEM: Dr. Subra Suresh (Director, NSF) and Dr. Freeman Hrabowski 
(President, UMBC and Chair, Committee on Underrepresented Groups and 
the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline).
    Discussions and Reports:
     Conversation with NSF Director, Dr. Subra Suresh.
     Broadening Participation Programs and Initiatives in 
the NSF Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate.
     NSF Veterans' Science and Engineering Initiative: Dr. 
Sue Kemnitzer.
     Update: Mini-Symposium on Hispanic Serving 
Institutions.
     Update: Mini-Symposium on the Science of Broadening 
Participation.

     Dated: February 1, 2012.
Susanne Bolton,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-2666 Filed 2-6-12; 8:45 am]
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