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Advisory Committee for Polar Programs; 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 Polar Programs (1130).

Date and Time: October 19, 2017, 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., October 20, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Room C 2010 (October 19) and E 2020 (October 20).

Type of Meeting: Open.

Contact Person: Andrew Backe, National Science Foundation, Room W 7134, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; Phone 703-292-2454.

Minutes: May be obtained from the contact person listed above.

Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the National Science Foundation concerning support for polar research, education, infrastructure and logistics, and related activities.

Agenda

October 19, 2017; 2 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

  • Opening Remarks and Introductions
  • Harassment Policy
  • Polar Data/Cyberinfrastructure
  • Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS)
  • Strategic Planning—Part 1

October 20, 2017; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Community Engagement in Research in Alaska
  • Navigating the New Arctic
  • Strategic Planning—Part 2
  • Meeting with the NSF Director and COO
  • Thwaites Project
  • Wrap-up and Action Items
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Dated: September 18, 2017.

Crystal Robinson,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-20123 Filed 9-20-17; 8:45 am]

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