[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 34 (Thursday, February 20, 2014)]
[Pages 9770-9771]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03665]



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 of the scheduling of meetings for the transaction 
of National Science Board business, as follows:

DATE AND TIME: February 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and 
February 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

PLACE: These meetings will be held at the National Science Foundation, 
4201 Wilson 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. 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.

WEBCAST INFORMATION: Public meetings and public portions of meetings 
will be webcast. To view the meetings, go to www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/140225http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/130509/ and 
follow the instructions.

UPDATES: Please refer to the National Science Board Web site 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: Jennie L. Moehlmann, [email protected], (703) 292-7000.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONTACT: Dana Topousis, [email protected], (703) 292-

STATUS: Portions open; portions closed.


February 25, 2014

9:00-9:05 a.m. (Chairman's introduction)
9:05-10:30 a.m. (Joint CPP/CSB)
10:45-11:30 a.m. (SCF)
11:30-11:45 a.m. (CSB)
12:45-3:15 p.m. (CPP)

February 26, 2014

7:30-9:30 a.m. (AB)
9:30-10:15 a.m. (A&O)
10:30-11:00 a.m. (SEI)
1:30-2:45 p.m. (Plenary)


February 25, 2014

3:00-4:15 p.m. (CPP)
4:00-4:30 p.m. (CSB)

February 26, 2014

11:00-11:30 a.m. (Plenary executive closed)
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Plenary closed)


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Joint Meeting: Committee on Programs and Plans/Committee on Strategy 
and Budget (CPP/CSB)

Open Session: 9:05-10:30 a.m.
 Committee Chairmen's remarks
 Discussion item: NSF Annual Facility Plan

CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)

Open Session: 10:45-11:30 a.m.
 Chairman's remarks
 FY 2013 Annual Portfolio Review (APR) of Facilities
 FY 2013 APR Draft Recommendations
 Chairman's closing remarks, including FY 2014 APR of 

Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

Open Session: 11:30-11:45 a.m.
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Approval of CSB open minutes for August 2013 meeting
 NSF FY 2014 budget update
 SCF update

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Open Session: 12:45-3:15 p.m.
 Approval of open CPP minutes for November 2013
 Committee Chairman's remarks--including annual CY 2014 
schedule of action and written information items for NSB review
 NSB Information Item: The iPlant Collaborative
 NSB Information Item: Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
 NSB Information Item: Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)
 CPP Program Portfolio Planning--Transformative Research to 
Innovating for Society through Talented People

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Closed Session: 3:15-4:00 p.m.
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Approval of closed CPP minutes for November 2013
 NSB Information Item: Astronomy Portfolio
 NSB Information Item: Polar Issues/Antarctic Update

Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

Closed Session: 4:00-4:30 p.m.
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Approval of CSB closed minutes for August 2013 meeting
 FY 2015 and future budget development

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Task Force on Administrative Burdens (AB)

Open Session: 7:30-9:30 a.m.
 Approval of the February 4, 2014 teleconference minutes
 Chairman's remarks
 Discussion Item: OMB's New Uniform Administrative 
Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal 
 Discussion Item: Draft Report

Audit and Oversight Committee (A&O)

Open Session: 9:30-10:15 a.m.
 Approval of August 2013 open and closed meeting minutes
 Committee Chairman's opening remarks
 Inspector General's update, including
[cir] FY 2013 Financial Statement Audit
[cir] Annual Office of Audit Work Plan FY 2014
 Chief Financial Officer's update
 Committee Chairman's closing remarks

Committee on Science & Engineering Indicators (SEI)

Open Session: 10:30-11:00 a.m.
 Approval of August 15, 2013 minutes
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Update on Indicators 2014 release
 Update on the ``Digital Indicators'' project
 Update on the companion report to Science and Engineering 
Indicators 2014 on STEM workforce
 Chairman's summary

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Plenary Board Meeting

Executive Closed Session: 11:00-11:30 a.m.
 Approval of executive closed session minutes, November 2013 
 Election of ad hoc Committee on Nominating for NSB Elections
 Approval of Honorary Award Recommendation
 Board member proposals
 Chairman's remarks

Plenary Board Meeting

Closed Session: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
 Approval of closed session minutes, November 2013
 Discussion on risks to NSF
 Closed committee reports
 Chairman's remarks

Plenary Board Meeting

Open Session: 1:30-2:45 p.m.
 Approval of open session minutes, November 2013
 Chairman's report
 Director's report
 Open committee reports
 Chairman's remarks
Meeting Adjourns: 2:45 p.m.

Ann Bushmiller,
Senior Counsel to the National Science Board.
[FR Doc. 2014-03665 Filed 2-18-14; 11:15 am]