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Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences; 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 (NSF) announces the following meeting:

Name and Committee Code: Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (#66).

Dates and Times:

June 15, 2017; 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

June 16, 2017; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230.

Meeting Information: https://www.nsf.gov/​events/​event_​summ.jsp?​cntn_​id=​191705&​org=​MPS.

Type of Meeting: Open.

Contact Person: John Gillaspy, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 505, Arlington, Virginia 22230; Telephone: 703-292-7173.

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

Agenda

Thursday, June 15, 2017

  • Meeting opening, introductions, and approval of previous meeting minutes
  • MPS update and follow up discussion
  • Budget Discussion
  • Discussion of Workload Issues and possibilities for addressing them
  • Update on Transitions of Astronomy and DMR Facilities
  • Prep for meeting with the NSF Director

Friday, June 16, 2017

  • Opening of the day and FACA briefing
  • NAS and other Surveys or Decadal Reports and the Role of the AC subcommittees, part I
  • Communications with Congress and the Scientific Community
  • Science Hors D'oeuvre: Update on LIGO and the Detection of Gravitational Waves
  • Presentation from Director and Acting Chief Operations Officer, and feedback from the Advisory Committee
  • Cyberinfrastructure Request for Information update
  • NAS and other Surveys or Decadal Reports and the Role of the AC subcommittees, part II
  • Future Role and Activities of the AC
  • Wrap up and opportunity for public Q&A/Comments
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Dated: May 15, 2017.

Crystal Robinson,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-10054 Filed 5-17-17; 8:45 am]

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