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Start Preamble Date and Time: August 4-5, 2004.

August 4, 2004: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Open

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Open

9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Open

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Open

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Open

12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. Closed

1 p.m.-2 p.m. Open

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Closed

3:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Open

3:45 p.m.-5 p.m. Closed

5 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Open

5:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed

August 5, 2004: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Closed

9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Open

11:30 a.m.-12 noon Closed

12 noon-12:30 p.m. Closed

12:45 p.m.-3 p.m. Open

Place:

The National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. http://www.nsf.gov/​nsb.

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Contact for Information:

NSF Information Center, (703) 292-5111.

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Status:

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, August 4, 2004

Open

Subcommittee on S&E Indicators (8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.), Room 1295

  • Introductions
  • Approval of minutes
  • Schedule for S&E Indicators 2006
  • Discussion of chapter outlines for S&E Indicators 2006

Ad Hoc Task Group on High Risk Research (8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.), Room 1295

  • Discussion of draft white paper
  • Discussion of workshop

Subcommittee on Polar Issues (9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.), Room 1295

  • Chair's remarks, approval of minutes
  • OPP Director's remarks
  • International Polar Year research
  • IT security update

Education and Human Resources (9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.), Room 1235

  • Approval of minutes
  • Comments from the chair
  • Report from the Subcommittee on S&E Indicators
  • Discussion of public comments received on NSB draft report, Broadening Participation in S&E Research & Education (NSB-04-41)
  • EHR Directorate topics

Committee on Programs and Plans, Room 1235

Session I (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

  • Approval of Minutes, March 2004 Start Printed Page 45086
  • Environment status report
  • Setting priorities for large facilities—continuing discussions

Session II (1 p.m.-2 p.m.)

  • Updates:
  • High Risk ad hoc working group
  • LLDC working group
  • Subcommittee on Polar Issues

Committee on Strategy & Budget (3:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m.) Room 1235

  • Approval of minutes
  • May 3 meeting
  • June 18 teleconference
  • July 16 teleconference
  • Status of FY 2005 budget to Congress

Executive Committee (5 p.m.-5:15 p.m.), Room 1295

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Updates or new business from committee members
  • Candidate sites for 2005 NSB retreat

Closed

Executive Closed Plenary session of the Board (12:30-1 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Approval of Executive Closed minutes
  • Executive Committee election

Committee on Programs & Plans (2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Action Items

Committee on Strategy & Budget (3:45 p.m.-5 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Discussion of FY 2006 NSF budget request to OMB
  • Discussion of FY 2006 NSB budget request to OMB

Executive Committee (5:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.), Room 1295

  • Director's items, including
  • Specific personnel matters
  • Future budgets

Thursday, August 5, 2004

Open

Committee on Audit & Oversight (9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.), Room 1235

  • Approval of minutes
  • House Appropriations Committee questions regarding use and compensation of NSF IPA's/VSEE/temporary workers
  • NSB position on House Government Efficiency and Financial Management Subcommittee question regarding PAS appointment of IG
  • CFO update
  • Business analysis update
  • Math & science partnership report

Plenary Session of the Board (12:45 p.m.-3 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Approval of minutes
  • Resolution to close portions of the October 2004 meeting
  • Chairman's report
  • Director's report
  • Committee reports

Closed

Ad Hoc Committee on Nominating NSB Class of 2006-2012 (8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.), Room 1295

  • Discussion of nominees for appointment as NSB member

Committee on Audit & Oversight (11:30 a.m.-12 noon), Room 1235

  • FY 2006 OIG Budget
  • Pending Investigations

Closed Plenary Session of the Board (12 noon-12:30 p.m.), Room 1235

  • Approval of closed minutes
  • Closed committee reports
  • FY 2006 budget
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Michael P. Crosby,

Executive Officer, NSB.

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[FR Doc. 04-17253 Filed 7-26-04; 8:58 am]

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