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Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering; Notice of Meeting

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In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

Name: Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (1173).

Dates/Time: June 5, 2007, 8:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m. and June 6, 2007, 8:30 a.m.—2 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 1235 S, Arlington, VA 22230.

Type of Meeting: Open.

Contact Person: Dr. Margaret E.M. Tolbert, Senior Advisor and Executive Liaison, CEOSE, Office of Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone: (703) 292-8040,

Minutes: May be obtained from the Executive Liaison at the above address.

Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations concerning broadening participation in science and engineering.


Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Welcome and Opening Statement by the CEOSE Chair Introductions

Presentations and Discussions:

  • Understanding Interventions That Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Careers
  • The Transformation of CEOSE
  • National Science Foundation Broader Impacts Criterion
  • Strategic Planning and Broadening Participation
  • CEOSE Status Reports

○ Plans for a Minisymposium on Persons with Disabilities

○ Conversations with Representatives of Ten Federal Agencies

○ CEOSE 2006 Biennial Report to Congress

○ Strategic Planning for CEOSE

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Opening Statement by the New CEOSE Chair Presentations/Discussions:

  • Conversations with Selected NSF Assistant Directors
  • Discussion with the Director of the National Science Foundation
  • Reports by CEOSE Liaisons to National Science Foundation Advisory Committees
  • Deliberations on Key Areas of Focus in the Future, Recommendations, and Action Items

Completion of Unfinished Business.

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Dated: May 11, 2007.

Susanne Bolton,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E7-9383 Filed 5-15-07; 8:45 am]