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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 21, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Friday, February 22, 2008, 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 with respect to the basic energy sciences research program.

Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

  • News from DOE.
  • News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences.
  • Update on COV of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division.
  • Reports of the BESAC Grand Challenges Subcommittee.
  • Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source.
  • Update on Nanotechnology.

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. This notice is being published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to programmatic issues.

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, DC, on February 5, 2008.

Rachel Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E8-2488 Filed 2-8-08; 8:45 am]

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