[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 33 (Friday, February 17, 2006)]
[Pages 8569-8570]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-2352]



Office of Science; DOE/Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory 

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific 
Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, March 
16, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: American Geophysical Union, (AGU), 2000 Florida Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20009-1277

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melea Baker, Office of Advanced 
Scientific Computing Research; SC-21/Germantown Building; U. S. 
Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW.; Washington, DC 
20585-1290; Telephone (301)-903-7486, (E-mail: 

    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide 
advice and guidance on the advanced scientific computing research 
    Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Advisory Committee Operations
Office of Science Overview
Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Overview
Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Recompetition
ASCR High Performance Computing Facilities and Testbeds
ASCR High Performance Networks and Associated Research
View from OMB
Distributed Network Environment Research
Public Comment

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Computer Science Research Program
LLNL-ANL-IBM R&D Collatorations
ASCR Performance Measures
SciDAC Conference Report
Applied Mathematics Research Program Status
ASCR Partnerships with other Offices in SC
Education, Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF), Early 
Career Principal Investigator (ECPI)

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Implementation of Committee of Visitors (COV) findings, Congressional 
actions, Protecting Americas Competitive Edge (PACE), Advanced Research 
Projects Agency--Energy (ARPA-E)
Advisory Committee Open Discussion of Issues
Review Calendar for CY 2006
Public Comment

    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 
Melea Baker via FAX at 301-903-4846 or via e-mail 
(Melea.Baker@science.doe.gov). You must make your request for an oral 
statement at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Reasonable 
provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements 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.
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public 
review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public 
Reading Room; 1E-190, Forrestal Building; 1000 Independence Avenue, 
SW.; Washington, DC 20585; between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except holidays.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 14, 2006.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Advisory Committee, Management Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-2352 Filed 2-16-06; 8:45 am]