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Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting

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Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Director's Council of Public Representatives.

The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.

Name of Committee: Director's Council of Public Representatives.

Date: April 20, 2007.

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Agenda: Among the topics proposed for discussion are: (1) NIH Director's update; (2) presentation and discussion on NIH Diversity in Research; (3) presentation on Clinical and Community Cancer Centers; (4) NIH communications update; (5) update on the NIH Office of Portfolio Analysis and Strategic Initiatives; (6) discussion on the Council's next steps and priority topics; and (7) public comment.

Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Conference Room 6, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892.

Contact Person: Jennifer E. Gorman, NIH Public Liaison/COPR Coordinator, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 31, Room 5B64, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435-448,

This meeting is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to timing limitations imposed by administrative matters.

Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.

In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver's license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit.

Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page:, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.

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Dated: April 11, 2007.

Jennifer Spaeth,

Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.

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[FR Doc. 07-1902 Filed 4-17-07; 8:45 am]