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Date and Time:

May 3, 4, 2004.

May 3, 2004: 8 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

8 a.m.-11 a.m.—Open Session

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.—Open Session

11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.—Open Session

12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.m.—Closed Session

12:30 p.m.-1 p.m.—Closed Session

1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.—Open Session

1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.—Closed Session

2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.—Closed Session

3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.—Open Session

May 4: 8:30 a.m.—3 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.—Open Session

10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.—Closed Session

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—Open Session

12:30 p.m.-1 p.m.—Closed Session

1 p.m.-1:15 p.m.—Closed Session

1:15 p.m.-3 p.m.—Open Session


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

Matters To Be Considered:

Monday, May 3, 2004


Committee on Programs & Plans, Session I (8 a.m.-11 a.m.) Room 1235

  • Report on Roadmap & MREFC Panel Process
  • Continuing Discussion:

—Setting Priorities for Large Research Facilities

—Process for Prioritization of Large Facility Projects

Ad Hoc Task Group on High Risk Research (11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.) Room 1295

  • Discussion of Workshop Plans and White Paper

Subcommittee on Polar Issues (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Acting Chairman's Remarks
  • Approval of Minutes
  • OPP Director's Remarks
  • IceCube Neutrino Observatory
  • Polar Instrastructure
  • Environmental Protection and Remediation

Executive Committee (12:30 p.m.-12:45 p.m.) Room 1295

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Updates or New Business From Committee Members

Committee on Strategy & Budget (1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Approval of March 2004 Minutes
  • Discussion of Planning & Strategy for Transitioning ITR Priority Area
  • Discussion of NSF Responses to CSB Inquiries made March, 2004
  • NSF Long Range Planning

Committee on Programs and Plans, Session II (3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Approval of Minutes, March 2004
  • NSB Information Item: Underground Laboratory
  • Updates:

—Subcommittee on Polar Issues

—Task Force on Long-Lived Data Collections

Ad Hoc Working Group on High Risk Research


Subcommittee on Polar Issues (12 noon-12:30 p.m.) Room 1235

  • NSB Action Item

Committee on Strategy & Budget (1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Preliminary Discussion of FY 2006 Budget

Tuesday, May 4, 2004


Committee on Audit & Oversight (8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.) (Room 1235)

  • Approval of Memorandum of Discussion, March 2004
  • CFO Update
  • CIO Update
  • FY 2003 Merit Review Report
  • OIG Semiannual Report

Committee on Education and Human Resources (10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) (Room 1235)

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Comments From the Chair
  • Report From S&E Indicators
  • Broadening Participation Workshop Revised Findings and Recommendations
  • Report From EHR Assistant Director
  • Other Business

Plenary Session of the Board (1:15 p.m.-3 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Approval of Open Minutes From March, 2004
  • Closed Session Items for August, 2004
  • Chairman's Report, including

—NSB Meeting Calendar for 2005

  • Director's Report, including

—NSF Long-Range Planning

—Update on Smithsonian MOU

  • Committee Reports, including

—Executive Committee Report, 2003

—2003 Merit Review Report


Committee on Audit & Oversight (10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.) (Room 1235)

  • Pending OIG Investigation

Plenary Session of the Board (12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Approval of Executive Closed Minutes from March, 2004
  • Report of Nominating Committee
  • NSB Elections

Plenary Session of the Board (1 p.m.-1:15 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Approval of Closed Minutes from March, 2004
  • Award Actions
  • FY 2006 NSF Budget
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Michael P. Crosby,

Executive Officer, NSB.

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[FR Doc. 04-9981 Filed 4-28-04; 12:36 pm]