[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 84 (Thursday, May 1, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24757-24758]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10014]


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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


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: May 6, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and May 7 from 
8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

PLACE: These meetings will be held at the National Science Foundation, 
4201Wilson Blvd., Rooms 1235, Arlington, VA 22230. All visitors must 
contact the Board Office (call 703-292-7000 or send an email message to 
nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov) 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 http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/140506 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, jmoehlma@nsf.gov, (703) 292-7000.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONTACT: Nadine Lymn, nlymn@nsf.gov, (703) 292-2490.

STATUS: Portions open; portions closed.

OPEN SESSIONS: 

May 6, 2014

8:00-8:05 a.m. (Chairman's introduction)
8:05-10:15 a.m. (CPP)
10:30-11:30 a.m. (A&O)
11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Plenary)
1:00-1:40 p.m. (SCF)
2:45-3:00 p.m. (CSB)
3:00-4:00 p.m. (SEI)

May 7, 2014

10:45-11:00 a.m. (CPP)
11:00-11:20 a.m. (Plenary)
2:15-3:15 p.m. (Plenary)

CLOSED SESSIONS: 

May 6, 2014

1:40-2:15 p.m. (SCF)
2:15-2:45 p.m. (CSB)

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May 7, 2014

8:30-9:00 a.m. (Plenary executive closed)
9:00-10:15 a.m. (CPP)
12:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Plenary closed)

MATTERS TO BE DISCUSSED: 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Open Session: 8:05-10:15 a.m.
 Approval of open CPP minutes and open Joint CPP-CSB minutes 
for February 2014
 Committee Chairman's remarks--including updated annual CY 2014 
schedule of action and information items for NSB review and MREFC/NSB 
process, Regional Class Research Vessels
 NSB Information Item: National Solar Observatory (NSO)
 NSB Information Item: Division of Material Research briefing 
on the National Research Council Magnet Science report
 NSB Information Item: GEO Vision: Strategic planning process 
in the Geosciences

Audit and Oversight Committee (A&O)

Open Session: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
 Approval of February 2014 open meeting minutes
 Committee Chairman's opening remarks
 NSF FY 2013 Merit Review report
 Inspector General's update, including
[cir] FY 2014 Financial Statement Audit plans
 Chief Financial Officer's update
 Committee Chairman's closing remarks

Plenary Board Meeting

Open Session: 11:30-12:10 a.m.
 Presentation by Honorary Award Recipients
[cir] NSB Public Service Award--Group, AAAS Science and Technology 
Policy Fellowship Program, Ms. Cynthia Robinson
[cir] Vannevar Bush Award, Dr. Richard Tapia

CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)

Open Session: 1:00-1:40 p.m.
 Chairman's remarks and approval of the open February 2014 
meeting minutes, and January 16 and February 6 teleconference meeting 
minutes
 Discussion of Proposed FY 2013 APR recommendations
 Discussion of Facility Plan draft templates
 FY 2014 APR of Facilities

CSB Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF)

Closed Session: 1:40-2:15 p.m.
 Discussion of Regional Class Research Vessels

Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

Closed Session: 2:15-2:45 p.m.
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Approval of CSB closed minutes for the February 2014 meeting
 FY 2014 budget update
 FY 2016 budget development

Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB)

Open Session: 2:45-3:00 p.m.
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Approval of CSB open minutes for the February 2014 meeting, 
and the open CPP-CSB Joint Minutes for the February 2014 meeting
 NSF FY 2014 budget update
 NSF FY 2015 budget update
 Subcommittee on Facilities (SCF) Chairman's report

Committee on Science & Engineering Indicators (SEI)

Open Session: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
 Committee Chairman's introduction and approval of the February 
2014 meeting minutes
 Update on Science and Engineering Indicators 2014-related 
outreach activities
 Discussion of the companion report to Indicators 2014
 ``Digital Indicators'' project status update
 Chairman's closing remarks

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Plenary Board Meeting

Executive Closed Session: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
 Approval of executive closed session minutes, February 2014 
meeting
 Election of NSB Chairman and Vice Chairman
 Chairman's remarks

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Closed Session: 9:00-10:15 a.m.
 Committee Chairman's remarks
 Approval of closed CPP minutes for February 2014
 NSB Action Item: Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
 NSB Information Item: Polar issues/Antarctic update

Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP)

Open Session: 10:45-11:00 a.m.
 NSB Information Item: Polar issues/Antarctic update

Plenary Board Meeting

Open Session: 11:00-11:20 a.m.
 Presentation by Honorary Award Recipient
[cir] NSB Public Service Award--Individual, Dr. Arthur Caplan

Plenary Board Meeting

Closed Session: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
 Approval of closed session minutes, February 2014
 Discussion on risks to NSF
 Awards and Agreements/CPP Action Item
 Closed committee reports
 Chairman's remarks

Plenary Board Meeting

Open Session: 2:15-3:15 p.m.
 Approval of open session minutes, February 2014
 Chairman's report
 Director's report
 Open committee reports
 Chairman's remarks

MEETING ADJOURNS: 3:15 p.m.

Ann Bushmiller,
Senior Counsel to the National Science Board.
[FR Doc. 2014-10014 Filed 4-29-14; 11:15 am]
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