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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 “Coastal Flood Risk Reduction Program: Integrated, multi-scale approaches for understanding how to reduce vulnerability to damaging events” Site Visit (#10749).

Date and Time: November 19, 2018; 8:00 a.m.—8:30 p.m.; November 20, 2018; 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Texas A&M University at Galveston, Ocean and Coastal Studies Building, 1001 Texas Clipper Road, Galveston TX 77554.

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 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 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: October 17, 2018.

Crystal Robinson,

Committee Management Officer.

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PIRE NSF Site Visit Agenda—TAMUG

Day 1 Monday, November 19, 2018

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Meet & Greet over continental breakfast (OPEN)

9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. PIRE overview (OPEN)

—PIRE Rationale and Goals, accomplishments and future plans

—Administration, Management, and Budget Plans

—Facilities and Physical Infrastructure

—Developing Human Resources

9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Review of Responses to Issues by Past Reviewers (OPEN)

10:10 a.m.-10:30 a.m. NSF Executive Session/Break (CLOSED)

10:30 a.m.-10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Research (OPEN)

11:30 a.m.-Noon Students' Research Travel to the Netherlands (OPEN)

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12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch-Discussion with Students (CLOSED)

1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Education (OPEN)

2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Integrating Research and Education (OPEN)

2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Integrating Diversity (OPEN)

3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. NSF Executive Session/Break (CLOSED)

3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Partnerships (OPEN)

4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Wrap up (OPEN)

5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Executive Session/Break-Develop issues for clarification (CLOSED)

6:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Critical Feedback Provided to PI (CLOSED)

7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. NSF Executive Session/Working Dinner (CLOSED)

Day 2 Tuesday, November 20, 2018

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Institutional Support (Administrators and PI/Co-PIs) (OPEN)

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Summary/Proposing Team Response to Critical Feedback (CLOSED)

10:30 a.m.-10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Site Review Team Prepares Site Visit Report (CLOSED) (11:45 a.m. Brown Bag Lunch Provided)

1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Presentation of Site Visit Report to Principal Investigator (CLOSED)

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[FR Doc. 2018-23023 Filed 10-22-18; 8:45 am]