National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce.
Notice of partially closed meeting.
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2, notice is hereby given that the Advanced Technology Program Advisory Committee, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet Wednesday, January 30, 2002, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Advanced Technology Program Advisory Committee is composed of seven members appointed by the Director of NIST; who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, education, and management consulting. The purpose of this meeting is to review and make recommendations regarding general policy for the Advanced Technology Program (ATP), its organization, its budget, and its programs within the framework of applicable national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. The agenda will include an update on the ATP competition, an overview of the NIST Industrial Liaison Office, a presentation from the National Governors Association on efforts to assist states develop innovative strategies for science and technology, a presentation from Harvard University on the funding gap as it relates to states and universities, and a presentation from the State Science and Technology Institute on existing state S&T strategies. Discussions scheduled to begin at 8:45 a.m. and to end at 9:50 a.m. and to begin at 3:00 p.m. and to end at 3:45 p.m. on January 30, 2002 on the ATP budget issues and staffing of positions will be closed.
The meeting will convene January 30, 2002, at 8:45 a.m. and will adjourn at 3:45 p.m. on January 30, 2002.
The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Administration Building, Employees' Lounge, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Janet R. Russell, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1004, telephone number (301) 975-2107.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on January 3, 2002 that portions of the meeting of the Advanced Technology Program Advisory Committee which involve discussion of proposed funding of the Advanced Technology Program may be closed in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), because those portions of the meetings will divulge matters the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions; and that portions of meetings which involve discussion of staffing of positions in ATP may be closed in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), because divulging information discussed in those portions of the meetings is likely to reveal information of a personal nature where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.Start Signature
Dated: January 9, 2002.
Karen H. Brown,
[FR Doc. 02-929 Filed 1-14-02; 8:45 am]
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