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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: May 1, 2019; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., May 2, 2019; 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, Room 2010.

Type of Meeting: Open.

Contact Person: Andrew Backe, National Science Foundation, Room W 7237, 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.


May 1, 2019; 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • Opening Remarks and Introductions
  • Antarctic Treaty
  • Polar Cyberinfrastructure
  • Arctic Portfolio Review Subcommittee Report
  • Polar Research Vessel Requirements Subcommittee Report
  • Safety Discussion
  • IARPC Principles Document
  • USAP Communications & Community Outreach Charter
  • Astrophysics Decadal Process Update

May 2, 2019; 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

  • Polar Advisory Overview DocumentStart Printed Page 12009
  • Joint Session with AC-MPS
  • Meeting with the NSF COO
  • Wrap-up and Actions
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Dated: March 26, 2019.

Crystal Robinson,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2019-06076 Filed 3-28-19; 8:45 am]