[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 135 (Friday, July 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41395-41396]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17108]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Science.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences 
Advisory Committee (BESAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be 
announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and Friday, July 27, 
2012, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli 
Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20852.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie Perine, Office of Basic Energy 
Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy, Germantown Building, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (301) 903-
6529.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide 
advice and guidance with respect to the basic energy sciences research 
program.
    Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

[ssquf] News from Office of Science/DOE
[ssquf] News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
[ssquf] Future of ARPA-E
[ssquf] Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) update
[ssquf] Materials Sciences and Engineering Division Committee of 
Visitors Report
[ssquf] Mesoscale Discussion

    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you 
would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do 
so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral 
statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact 
Katie Perine at (301) 903-6594 (fax) or by email at: 
katie.perine@science.doe.gov. Reasonable provision will be made to 
include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of 
the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly 
conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.
    This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the 
meeting date due to programmatic issues that had to be resolved prior 
to the meeting date.
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public 
review and

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copying within 45 days from the Committee's Web site at: http://science.energy.gov/bes/besac/.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 9, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-17108 Filed 7-12-12; 8:45 am]
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