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Department of Energy, Office of Science.


Notice of open meeting.


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


February 1, 2018—8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

February 2, 2018—8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.


Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Start Printed Page 1247Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

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Dr. Samuel J. Barish, Acting Designated Federal Officer, Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); U.S. Department of Energy; Office of Science; 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (301) 903-2917.

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Purpose of Meeting: 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
  • Approval of the FESAC Report on Transformative Enabling Capabilities
  • New Business
  • New Charge on the Committee of Visitors
  • Update on the National Academies Study of U.S. Burning Plasma Research
  • Public Comment
  • Adjourn


Remote attendance of the FESAC meeting will be possible via Zoom. Instructions will be posted on the FESAC website (​fes/​fesac/​meetings/​) prior to the meeting and can also be obtained by contacting Dr. Barish by email at: or by phone at (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. Barish at 301-903-1233 (fax) or (email). 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 website—​fes/​fesac/​.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on January 4, 2018.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2018-00246 Filed 1-9-18; 8:45 am]