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Proposal Review Panel for International Science and Engineering; 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: Proposal Review Panel for International Science and Engineering—PIRE “Promoting Urban Sustainability in the Arctic” Reverse Site Visit (#10749).

Date and Time: September 25, 2018; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, Room C3090, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.

Type of Meeting: Part Open.

Contact Person: Charles Estabrook, PIRE Program Manager, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; Telephone 703-292-7222.

Purpose of Meeting: NSF reverse site visit to conduct a review during year 2 of the five-year award period. To conduct an in depth evaluation of performance, to assess progress towards goals, and to provide recommendations.

Agenda: See attached.

Reason for Closing: Topics to be discussed and evaluated during closed portions of the reverse site review will include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; and information on personnel. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act.

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Dated: August 20, 2018.

Crystal Robinson,

Committee Management Officer.

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PIRE NSF Reverse Site Visit Agenda—Orttung GWU

NSF Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

8:00 a.m. Panelists arrive. Coffee/light refreshments available

8:15 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Panel Orientation (OPEN), PIRE Rationale and Goals, Charge to Panel

8:45 a.m. PIs arrive. Introductions (OPEN)

9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. PIRE Project Presentation (OPEN)


Integrating Research and Education

Students (e.g., involvement in project, recruitment, diversity)

Project Management and Communication

Evaluation and Assessment

Institutional Support

International Partnerships

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Questions and Answers (OPEN)

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Working Lunch—Panel Discussion (CLOSED)

2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Initial Feedback to PIRE PI and presenters (CLOSED)

2:30 p.m. PIRE PI and presenters are dismissed

2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Panel Prepares Reverse Site Visit Report (CLOSED)

4:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Report presented to and discussion held with NSF staff (CLOSED)

5:00 p.m. End of Reverse Site Visit

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[FR Doc. 2018-18222 Filed 8-22-18; 8:45 am]