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

Name: Engineering Advisory Committee Meeting. #1170.

Date/Time: October 17, 2012: 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., October 18, 2012: 7:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1235, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

Type Of Meeting: Open.

Contact Person: Deborah Young, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 505, Arlington, Virginia 22203 703/292-8300.

Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice, recommendations and counsel on major goals and policies pertaining to engineering programs and activities.


Wednesday, October 17, 2012—8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

  • Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Overview
  • CMMI Committee of Visitors Report
  • Introduction to ENG Strategic Activities
  • Panel and Discussion on Advanced Manufacturing
  • Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) Overview
  • CBET Committee of Visitors Report
  • Panel and Discussion on Developing Next-generation Engineers
  • Future Opportunities and Challenges for Engineering

Thursday, October 18, 2012—7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

  • Welcome from Subra Suresh, NSF Director, and Cora Marrett, NSF Deputy Director
  • Panel and Discussion on Neuroscience and Engineering
  • Roundtable on ENG Strategic Activities and Recommendations
  • Recognition, Closing Remarks, and Wrap Up

Dated: September 25, 2012.

Susanne Bolton,

Committee Management Officer.

[FR Doc. 2012-23881 Filed 9-27-12; 8:45 am]