[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 108 (Tuesday, June 6, 2006)]
[Pages 32600-32601]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-5115]



Advisory Committee for GPRA Performance Assessment (13853)--
Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended) the National Science Foundation announces the 
following meeting.
    Name: Advisory Committee for GPRA Performance Assessment (AC/GPA).
    Date and Time: June 22, 2006, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., June 23, 2006, 8:30 
a.m.-5 p.m.
    Place: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, 
Arlington, VA 22230, Room 375. If you are attending the meeting and 
need access to the NSF building, please contact Joyce Grainger 
(jgrainge@nsf.gov) for a visitor's badge.
    Contact: Joyce Grainger, BFA/BD, National Science Foundation, Room 
407, Arlington, Virginia. Telephone: 703-292-4481.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the 
National Science Foundation (NSF) Director regarding the Foundation's 
performance as it relates to the Government Performance and Results Act 
of 1993 (GPRA).
    Agenda: Topics include retrospective accomplishments of NSF awards 
as they relate to performance indicators associated with the National 
Science Foundation's Ideas, Tools, People and Organizational Excellence 
(I, T, P, OE) strategic outcome goals; the quality and relevance of NSF 
award portfolios; and issues involving future AC/GPA performance 
assessment activity.

Thursday, June 22, 2006

    Welcome and Introductions; Charge to the Committee; Overview 
Presentations on NSF Performance Assessment, Merit Review, Committees 
of Visitors, transformative Research, and the proposed Strategic Plan. 
The Committee, in subgroups, will review and discuss retrospective 
accomplishments under the Ideas, Tools, People, and Organizational 
Excellence strategic goals.

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Friday, June 23, 2006

    The Committee reconvenes as a Committee of the Whole to hear 
progress reports from the strategic goals' subgroups, discuss findings, 
recommendations, and the preparation of the final report. The Committee 
will discuss the proposed 2006-2011 Strategic Plan (Draft) with regard 
to potential impact on the AC/GPA performance assessment activity.

    Dated: May 31, 2006.
Susanne Bolton,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-5115 Filed 6-5-06; 8:45 am]