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 Tuesday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. The Advanced Technology Program Advisory Committee is composed of ten 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 International Panel on Funding R&D Projects, a Competition Update and Program Evaluation Methods (Tool Kit). Discussions scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and to end at 10 a.m. and to begin at 2:40 p.m. and to end at 3:45 p.m. on March 11, 2003, on ATP budget issues will be closed. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Carolyn Peters no later than Thursday, March 6, 2003, and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Ms. Peters's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org and her phone number is 301/975-5607.
The meeting will convene March 11, 2003, at 9 a.m. and will adjourn at 3:45 p.m. on March 11, 2003.
The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Administration Building, Lecture Room B, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. Please note admittance instructions under SUMMARY paragraph.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Carolyn J. Peters, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1004, telephone number (301) 975-5607.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on February 19, 2003, 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 that portion will divulge matters the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions.Start Signature
Dated: February 20, 2003.
Karen H. Brown,
[FR Doc. 03-4745 Filed 2-27-03; 8:45 am]
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