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Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Public Health Informatics, (BSC, NCPHI)

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In accordance with section 10(a)2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Start Printed Page 62996announces the following meeting of the aforementioned committee:

Time and Date: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., November 20, 2008.

Place: CDC, Global Communications Center, Building 19, Rooms 245-246, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.

Purpose: The committee shall advise the Secretary, HHS, and the Director, CDC, concerning strategies and goals for the programs and research within the national centers; shall conduct peer-review of scientific programs; and monitor the overall strategic direction and focus of the national centers.

The board, after conducting its periodic reviews, shall submit a written description of the results of the review and its recommendations to the Director, CDC. The board shall perform second-level peer review of applications for grants-in-aid for research and research training activities, cooperative agreements, and research contract proposals relating to the broad areas within the national centers.

Matters to be Discussed: The agenda will include detailed discussions on the following issues: BioSense Strategic Planning, Open Source Models, and Organizational Issues for NCPHI.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Contact Person for More Information: Scott J.N. McNabb, Ph.D., M.S., Designated Federal Officer, NCPHI, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop E78, Atlanta, Georgia, 30333, Telephone: (404) 409-3898.

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: October 15, 2008.

Elaine L. Baker,

Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. E8-25131 Filed 10-21-08; 8:45 am]