[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 83 (Thursday, April 30, 2015)] [Notices] [Pages 24287-24288] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2015-10252] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Sunshine Act Meeting 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: AGENCY: National Science Board, NSF. DATE AND TIME: May 5, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and May 6, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT). PLACE: These meetings will be held at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Rooms 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 http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/notices/ 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: Nadine Lymn, [email protected], (703) 292-2490. STATUS: Portions open; portions closed. Open Sessions May 5, 2015 8:00-8:05 a.m. (Chairman's introduction) 8:05-9:05 a.m. (AO) 10:30-10:45 a.m. (CSB) 10:45-11:15 a.m. (CPP) 11:15-11:55 a.m. (Plenary) May 6, 2015 10:45-11:25 a.m. (Plenary) 12:30-1:15 p.m. (Plenary) 1:15-3:00 p.m. (SEI) Closed Sessions May 5, 2015 9:05-9:35 a.m. (AO) 9:35-10:20 a.m. (CSB) 1:00-3:45 p.m. (CPP) May 6, 2015 8:00-8:30 a.m. (Plenary executive) 8:30-10:30 a.m. (Plenary) MATTERS TO BE DISCUSSED: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Committee on Audit & Oversight (AO) Open Session: 8:05-9:05 a.m.
Approval of February 2015 open meeting minutes Committee Chairman's opening remarks Approval of OIG Semiannual Report materials NSF FY 2014 Merit Review Report Inspector General's update, including FY 2015 Financial Statement audit plans Chief Financial Officer's update Committee Chairman's closing remarks Audit and Oversight Committee Closed Session: 9:05-9:35 a.m. Approval of February 2015 closed meeting minutes Committee Chairman's opening remarks Discussion of two-month grantee salary policy Chairman's closing remarks Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB) Closed Session: 9:35-10:20 a.m. Committee Chairman's remarks Approval of CSB closed minutes for the February 2015 meeting and March 2015 teleconference NSF FY 2017 budget development Performance Improvement Officer update on FY 2015-2017 strategic reviews Committee on Strategy and Budget (CSB) Open Session: 10:30-10:45 a.m. Approval of CSB open minutes for February 2015 meeting and open joint CPP/CSB minutes for February 2015 NSF FY 2016 budget update Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP) Open Session: 10:45-11:15 a.m. Approval of open minutes of the February 2015 meeting Committee Chairman's remarks Information item: Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) Information item: Advanced LIGO Plenary Board Meeting Open Session: 11:15-11:35 a.m. Presentation by the President of NSB's 2015 Public Service Award recipient, the American Museum of Natural History [[Page 24288]] Plenary Board Meeting Open Session: 11:35-11:55 a.m. Presentation by the President of NSB's 2015 Public Service Award recipient, the Museum of Science, Boston's National Center for Technological Literacy Committee on Programs and Plans (CPP) Closed Session: 1:00-3:45 p.m. Approval of closed CPP minutes for February 2015 meeting and April 2015 teleconference Committee Chairman's remarks Information Item: MPS Advisory Committee, Subcommittee and NSF response to strategic plan for particle physics outlined in the May 2014 Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) report Action Item: National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) Action Item: Regional Class Research Vessel (RCRV) project Action Item: National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) Action Item: National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Action Item: Gemini Observatory Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Plenary Executive Closed Session: 8:00-8:30 a.m. Approval of executive closed session minutes, February 2015 Election of Executive Committee members Board member proposal Chairman's remarks Plenary Board Meeting Closed Session: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Approval of closed session minutes, February 2015 Discussion of risks to NSF Awards and Agreements/CPP action items, including RCRV, NOAO, NRAO and Gemini Observatory Closed committee reports Chairman's remarks Plenary Board Meeting Open Session: 10:45-11:05 a.m. Presentation by the NSF 2015 Alan T. Waterman Award Recipient, Dr. Andrea Al[ugrave] Plenary Board Meeting Open Session: 11:05-11:25 a.m. Presentation by the recipient of the NSB 2015 Vannevar Bush Award Plenary Board Meeting Open Session: 12:30-1:15 p.m. Approval of open session minutes, February 2015 Chairman's report Resolution votes Director's report Open committee reports Chairman's remarks Committee on Science & Engineering Indicators (SEI) Open Session: 1:15-3:00 p.m. Chairman's introduction Approval of the February 2015 meeting minutes Discussion of the rollout of the Companion Report to Science and Engineering Indicators 2014, Revisiting the STEM Workforce Review and discussion of Indicators 2016 draft chapters Chairman's closing remarks Meeting Adjourns: 3:00 p.m. Ann Bushmiller, Senior Counsel to the National Science Board. [FR Doc. 2015-10252 Filed 4-28-15; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7555-01-P