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Agency Holding Meeting:

National Science Foundation, National Science Board and its Subdivisions.

Date and Time:

November 19, 2003: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Open Session.

9:45 a.m.-10 a.m. Closed Session.

8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Open Session.

10 a.m.-12 noon Open Session.

12:30 p.m.-1:10 p.m. Open Session.

1:10 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Closed Session.

1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Open Session.

4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Open Session.

4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Closed Session.

October 16, 2003: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

8:30 a.m.-9:20 a.m. Closed Session.

9:20 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Open Session.

11 a.m.-12 noon Closed Session.

12:15 p.m.-3 p.m. Open Session.


The National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230,​nsb.

Contact for Information:

NSF Information Center (703) 292-5111.


Part of this meeting will be closed to the public. Part of this meeting will be open to the public.

Matters To Be Considered:

Wednesday, November 19, 2003


Committee on Audit and Oversight (8 a.m.-9:45 a.m.), Room 1235Start Printed Page 64662

  • Minutes
  • FY 2003 Financial Statement Audit
  • CFO Update—FY 2003 Performance & Accountability Report
  • OIG Semiannual Report
  • Briefing on Committee on Science, Research Business Models Subcommittee

Subcommittee on S&E Indicators (8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.), Room 1295

  • Approval of Minutes
  • S&E Indicators 2004 Cover
  • S&E Indicators 2004 Companion Piece

Committee on Strategy and Budget (10 a.m.-12 Noon), Room 1235

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Review of Draft Report (required by Section 22 of the NSF Authorization Act)
  • Discussion of Future Agenda Items

Subcommittee on Polar Issues (12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Introduction
  • Approval of Minutes
  • OPP Director's Report:
  • OPP and U.S. Polar Science: Inter- and Intra-Agency Interactions And Cooperation
  • NSF Roles and Responsibilities

—U.S. Antarctic Program

—U.S. Arctic Research

Committee on Education and Human Resources (1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Comments from the Chair
  • NWP Update
  • CEOSE and the Diversity Workshop (Oct. 23-24)
  • Report from Subcommittee on S&E Indicators
  • Workforce for 21st Century Priority Area Update
  • Report from the EHR AD: Coordination of Education Across NSF
  • New Business

Executive Committee (4 p.m.-4:30 p.m.), Room 1295

  • Minutes


Audit & Oversight (9:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m.), Room 1235

  • Briefing on an Active Investigation

Executive Committee (4:30 p.m.-5 p.m.), Room 1295

  • Member Proposal
  • Director's Items

—Specific Personnel Items

—Future Budgets

Thursday, November 20, 2003


Committee on Programs and Plans (9:20 a.m.-10:45 a.m.), Room 1235

  • Information Item: Status of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array Project (ALMA)
  • Minutes/Announcements
  • Long-Lived Data Collections: Status Report
  • High Risk Research
  • Polar Subcommittee

Plenary Session of the Board (12:15 p.m.-3 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Minutes
  • Closed Items, February 2004
  • Director's Items
  • Chairman's Items, including

—February 2004 Meeting

  • Committee Reports, including

—High Risk Research

—LLDC Workshop

—Media Event for NWP Report

  • NSB Election Protocol Discussion


Committee on Programs and Plans (8:30 a.m.-9:20 a.m.), Room 1235

  • Closed Minutes
  • Award Actions

—Office of Polar Programs

—Division of Electrical and Communications Systems

Plenary Session of the Board (11 a.m.-12 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Closed Minutes
  • Closed Committee Reports, including

—Award Action: Office of Polar Programs

—Award Action: Division of Electrical and Communications Systems

—Member Proposal

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Michael P. Crosby,

Executive Officer, NSE.

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[FR Doc. 03-28642 Filed 11-12-03; 3:42 pm]