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Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.


Monday, July 22, 2002, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, July 23, 2002, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

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Sharon Long; Office of Basic Energy Sciences; U.S. Department of Energy; 19901 Germantown Road; Germantown, MD 20874-1290; Telephone: (301) 903-5565.

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Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice and guidance with respect to the basic energy sciences research program.

Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

Monday, July 22, 2002

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Status of FY 2003 Budget
  • Basic Energy Sciences Highlights
  • Summary of BESAC-Sponsored Workshop on Theory and Modeling in Nanoscience
  • Summary of BESAC-Sponsored Catalysis Planning Workshop
  • Summary of the BES Workshop on Basic Research Needs for Countering Terrorism and Related SC-wide Activites
  • Discussion of October 2002 BESAC-Sponsored Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
  • Linac Coherent Light Source Update
  • Spallation Neutron Source Update
  • High Flux Isotope Reactor Update

Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Update on the Nanoscale Science Research Centers

Summary of Transmission Electron Achromatic Microscope Workshop

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 Sharon Long at 301-903-6594 (fax) or (e-mail). 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.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on June 25, 2002.

Belinda G. Hood,

Acting Deputy Advisory Committee, Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 02-16446 Filed 6-28-02; 8:45 am]