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Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

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AGENCY:

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of partially closed meeting.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2, notice is hereby given that the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet Tuesday, September 9, 2003, from 8:25 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, September 10, 2003, from 8:15 a.m. to Noon. The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology is composed of thirteen members appointed by the Director of NIST; who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations. The purpose of this meeting is to review and make recommendations regarding general policy for the Institute, 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 a NIST Update, Remarks by the Acting Deputy Director and Acting Chief of Staff on Goals and Priorities, a Boulder Update, The New Office of the CIO, an Overview of NRC Board on Assessment FY 2002 Evaluation of NIST Labs, laboratory tours, Time and Frequency Measurements and Standards and Quantum Measurements and Standards. Discussions scheduled to begin at 8:25 a.m. and to end at 9 a.m., on September 9, and to begin at 8:15 a.m. and to end at 9 a.m. and to begin at 9:45 a.m. and to end at noon on September 10, 2003, on the NIST budget, planning information and feedback sessions will be closed. Agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. Final agenda will be posted on Web site. 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, e-mail address and phone number to Carolyn Peters no later than Thursday, September 4, 2003, and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Ms. Peter's e-mail address is carolyn.peters@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975-5607.

DATES:

The meeting will convene September 9, 2003 at 8:25 a.m. and will adjourn at Noon on September 10, 2003.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held in the Radio Building, Room 1107 (seating capacity 60, includes 35 participants), at NIST, Boulder, Colorado. Please note admittance instructions under SUMMARY paragraph.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Carolyn J. Peters, Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1004, telephone number (301) 975-5607.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the General Counsel, formally determined on February 25, 2003, that portions of the meeting of the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology which deal with discussion of sensitive budget and planning information that would cause harm to third parties if publicly shared be closed in accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2.

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Dated: August 8, 2003.

Arden L. Bement, Jr.,

Director.

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[FR Doc. 03-20859 Filed 8-14-03; 8:45 am]

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