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Office of Science; 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:

Thursday, February 16, 2006, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Karen Talamini; Office of Basic Energy Sciences; U.S. Department of Energy; Germantown Building, Independence Avenue, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (301) 903-4563.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice and guidance on the basic energy sciences research program.

Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

  • Tribute to Rick Smalley
  • News from the Office of Science
  • News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences
  • Report of Activities from the DOE Laboratory Working Group
  • Planned BES “Basic Research Needs” Workshops and Grand Challenges Workshop

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 Karen Talamini at 301-903-6594 (fax) or karen.talamini@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, D.C. on January 19, 2006.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee, Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E6-934 Filed 1-24-06; 8:45 am]

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