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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 (Public Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.


Thursday, October 17, 2002, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, October 18, 2002, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Hilton Washington Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.

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Melea Baker, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research; SC-30/Germantown Building; U.S. Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington DC 20585-1290; 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:

Thursday, October 17, 2002


Remarks from the Director, Office of Science

Reports and Discussions of ASCAC Facilities Subcommittee Meeting on Japanese Earth Simulator Initiative

Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing Update Public Comment Start Printed Page 61854

Friday, October 18, 2002

Report on Activities of DOE Advisory Committee Chairs

Workshop Updates—Nanoscience and Networking

Applied Mathematics Roadmap

Fusion Simulation Project Update

Biotechnology Subcommittee Report

New Business

Advisory Committee Open Discussion of Issues

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 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on September 27, 2002.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee, Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 02-25074 Filed 10-1-02; 8:45 am]