[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 20, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 17234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06312]


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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


Advisory Committee for Mathematical Sciences and Physical 
Sciences 66; 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: Advisory Committee for Mathematical Sciences and Physical 
Sciences (66).

Dates/Time:  April 4, 2013, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.; April 5, 2013, 8:30 
a.m.--12:00 noon.

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 (cmorgan@nsf.gov) on or prior to 
April 1, 2013.

Type of Meeting:  Open, Virtual.

Contact Person:  Dr. Kelsey Cook, Staff Associate and MPSAC Designated 
Federal Officer, Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 
National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230 
Telephone : 703-292-7490, 703-292-8800_kcook@nsf.gov.

Minutes:  Meeting minutes and other information may be obtained from 
the Staff Associate and MPSAC Designated Federal Officer at the above 
address or the Web site at http://www.nsf.gov/mps/advisory.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 research in mathematics and 
physical sciences.

Agenda

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

     State of the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical 
Sciences
     Report of CHE and DMS Committee of Visitor Reports
     Status Planning Reports: Synchrotron Science Subcommittee, 
Optics & Photonics Subcommittee; Food/Energy/Water Subcommittee
     Update from the Stats NSF Subcommittee
     Report on Merit Review pilots
     Impact of new travel policies
     New OSTP Open Access policy and NSF response
     Prepare for meeting with OD: MPS issues and challenges

Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 noon

     Meeting with NSF Acting Director
     Reports from the Advisory Committee for 
Cyberinfrastructure, the Advisory Committee for Environmental Research 
and Education, the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and 
Engineering, and the Advisory Committee for International Science and 
Engineering.
     Plans and Upcoming Challenges

     Dated: March 14, 2013.
Susanne Bolton,
 Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-06312 Filed 3-19-13; 8:45 am]
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