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Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting


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.


Wednesday, May 2, 2001, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday, May 3, 2001, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14th and K Streets, Washington, DC.

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Melea Baker, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research; U.S. Department of Energy; 19901 Germantown Road; Germantown, MD 20874-1290; Telephone (301) 903-7486 (Email:

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Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice and guidance with respect to the advanced scientific computing research program.

Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

Wednesday, May 2, 2001


Remarks from the Director, Office of Science

Remarks from the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research Start Printed Page 19758

Overview Presentations of Facilities

Public Comment

Thursday, May 3, 2001

Discussion of Facilities

Computational Biology Presentation and Discussion

Advisory Committee Open Discussion of Issues

Review Calendar for CY2001

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 email ( 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 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

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Issued in Washington, DC on April 11, 2001.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee, Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 01-9460 Filed 4-16-01; 8:45 am]