[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 33 (Tuesday, February 19, 2002)]
[Page 7373]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-3885]



Meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and 

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a 
meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and 
Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice 
of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
    Dates and Place: March 5, 2002, Washington, DC. This meeting will 
take place in the Board Room of the American Institute of Architects, 
1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President's Council of Advisors 
on Science and Technology is tentatively scheduled to meet in open 
session on Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at approximately 10:30 a.m., to 
discuss: (1) The science and technology of combating terrorism; (2) 
policies and technologies to improve energy efficiency; (3) the federal 
investment in science and technology research and development; and (4) 
demand issues that can speed the deployment of a 21st Century broadband 
infrastructure. The work of the PCAST panels on these topics will also 
be discussed. This session will end at approximately 4:30 p.m.
    Public Comments: There will be a time allocated for the public to 
speak on any of the above agenda items. Please make your request for 
the opportunity to make a public comment five (5) days in advance of 
the meeting. The time for public comments will be limited to no more 
than 5 minutes per person. Written comments are welcome at any time 
prior to or following the meeting. Please notify Stan Sokul, PCAST 
Executive Director, at (202) 456-6070, or fax your request/comments to 
(202) 456-6021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: For information regarding time, place and 
agenda, please call Cynthia Chase at (202) 456-6010, prior to 3:00 p.m. 
on Friday, March 1, 2002. Information may also be available at the 
PCAST Web site at: http://www.ostp.gov/PCAST/pcast.html. Please note 
that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a 
first-come, first-served basis.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Council of Advisors on 
Science and Technology was established by Executive Order 13226, on 
September 30, 2001. The purpose of PCAST is to advise the President on 
matters of science and technology policy, and to assist the President's 
National Science and Technology Council in securing private sector 
participation in its activities. The Council members are distinguished 
individuals appointed by the President from non-Federal sectors. The 
PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John H. Marburger, III, the Director of the 
Office of Science and Technology Policy, and by E. Floyd Kvamme, a 
Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

Barbara Ann Ferguson,
Assistant Director for Budget and Administration, Office of Science and 
Technology Policy.
[FR Doc. 02-3885 Filed 2-15-02; 8:45 am]