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Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

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

DATES:

Monday, October 20, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, October 21, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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, October 20, 2003.

  • News from the Office of Science.
  • News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences.
  • Basic Energy Sciences Hydrogen Workshop Follow-up and Related Activities.
  • Summary of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division.
  • Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source.
  • Update and Status of the Spallation Neutron Source.
  • BESAC Charges and Directions, Tuesday, October 21, 2003.
  • Review of Recent DOE and National Studies on High-end Computing.
  • BESAC Discussion.

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 sharon.long@science.doe.gov (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 September 26, 2003.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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