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Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC)

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AGENCY:

Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a meeting of the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES:

February 1, 2017 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., February 2, 2017 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

ADDRESSES:

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Edmund J. Synakowski, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-1290, Telephone: (301) 903-4941.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Committee: To provide advice on a continuing basis to the Director, Office of Science of the Department of Energy, on the many complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the development and implementation of the fusion energy sciences program.

Tentative Agenda Items

  • DOE/SC Perspective
  • FES Perspective
  • Update on the ITER Project
  • Status of the NSTX-U Project
  • Update on the Wendelstein 7-X Project
  • Public Comment
  • Adjourn

Note:

Remote attendance of the FESAC meeting will be possible via Zoom. Instructions will be posted on the FESAC Web site (http://science.energy.gov/​fes/​fesac/​meetings/​) prior to the meeting and can also be obtained by contacting Dr. Samuel J. Barish by email sam.barish@science.doe.gov or by phone (301) 903-2917.

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 an oral statement regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Dr. Samuel J. Barish by fax at (301) 903-1233 or email at sam.barish@science.doe.gov. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements during the Public Comments time 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.

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days on the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Web site at http://science.energy.gov/​fes/​fesac/​.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on December 23, 2016.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2016-31804 Filed 12-30-16; 8:45 am]

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