[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 134 (Thursday, July 12, 2012)]
[Pages 41205-41206]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17122]



Sunshine Act Meetings; National Science Board

    The National Science Board, pursuant to NSF regulations (45 CFR 
part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 
1862n-5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), 
hereby gives notice in regard to the scheduling of meetings of the 
Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP) for the transaction of National 
Science Board business and other matters specified, as follows:

AGENCY: National Science Board.

DATES: Date and Time: Monday, July 16, 2012, from 3:00-5:45 p.m., and 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012, from 8:30-11:00 a.m.
    Place: These meetings will be held at the National Science 
Foundation, 4201Wilson Blvd., Room 1235, Arlington, VA 22230. All 
visitors must contact the Board Office (call 703-292-7000 or send an 
email message to [email protected]) at least 24 hours prior to 
the meeting and provide name and organizational affiliation. All 
visitors must report to the NSF visitor desk located in the lobby at 
the 9th and N. Stuart Streets entrance to receive a visitor's badge.
    Updates: Please refer to the National Science Board Web site 
www.nsf.gov/nsb for additional information. Meeting information and 
schedule updates (time, place, subject matter or status of meeting) may 
be found at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/notices/.
    Agency Contact: Jacqueline Meszaros, [email protected], (703) 292-
    Public Affairs Contact: Dana Topousis, [email protected], (703) 292-
    Status: Portions open; portion closed.

Open Sessions

July 16, 2012

3:00-3:15 p.m.

July 17, 2012

8:30-11:00 a.m.

Closed Session

July 16, 2012

3:15-5:45 p.m.


July 16, 2012

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Open Session: 3:00-3:15 p.m.
 Information Item: Astronomical Science Portfolio Review
Closed Session: 3:15-5:45 p.m.
 Approval of minutes from the closed portion of the May 2012 
 Committee Chairman's Remarks
 NSB Action Item: Proposal for a Future MREFC Project
 NSB Action Item: Integrated Ocean Discovery Program (IODP)
 NSB Action Item: National High Magnetic Field Laboratory 

July 17, 2012

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Open Session: 8:30-11:00 a.m.
 Approval of minutes from the open portion of the May 2012 
 Committee Chairman's Remarks--Opening remarks; CY 2012 Update 
on Schedule of Action and Information Items for NSB Review; Plan for 
Support of Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure (NEES) Beyond 

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 Director's Remarks
 NSB Discussion Item: Status of Implementation of Board Policy 
on Recompetition
 NSB Information Item: iPlant Update
 NSB Information Item: National Ecological Observatory Network 
 NSB Information Item: Renewal Award to University of Illinois 
for Blue Waters M&O
 CPP Program Portfolio Planning--Follow-up from Cognitive 
Neuroscience Program Portfolio, May CPP; Space Weather; Next Steps and 
Schedule for Future Program Portfolio Discussions

Ann Bushmiller,
Senior Counsel to the National Science Board.
[FR Doc. 2012-17122 Filed 7-10-12; 4:15 pm]