[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 13, 2013)]
[Page 15937]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05903]



Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Science.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Fusion Energy Sciences 
Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that 
public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Friday, March 15, 2013 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac, Maryland 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edmund J. Synakowski, Designated 
Federal Officer, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences; U.S. Department of 
Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue SW.; Washington, DC 20585-1290; 
Telephone: 301-903-4941.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: To complete the 
charge given to the Committee in the letter from the Director, Office 
of Science, dated December 20, 2012, asking the Fusion Energy Sciences 
Advisory Committee to provide input and advice on new or upgraded 
scientific user facilities that could contribute to world leading 
science during 2014-2024 necessary to position the DOE Office of 
Science at the forefront of scientific discovery.
    Tentative Agenda:
     DOE/SC perspective and FY 2014 Congressional Budget 
     FES perspective and FY 2014 Congressional Budget Request 
for FES*
     Report from the Subcommittee dealing the charge on 
Scientific User Facilities
     Status of the ITER Project
     Public Comments
    *The budget discussion will be part of the agenda only if the 
President's Budget Request for FY 2014 has been sent to the Congress 
before the date of this meeting.

    Note:  The FESAC meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet. 
You may find out how to access this broadcast by going to the 
following site prior to the start of the meeting. A video record of 
the meeting including the presentations that are made will be 
archived at this site after the meeting ends: http://doe.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=3

    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 
Dr. Ed Synakowski at 301-903-8584 (fax) or 
[email protected] (email). Reasonable provision will be 
made to include the scheduled oral statements during the Public 
Comments time 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 the meeting will be available for public 
review and copying within the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee 
Web site at: http://www.science.doe.gov/ofes/fesac.shtml.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on March 11, 2013.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-05903 Filed 3-11-13; 4:15 pm]