[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 102 (Tuesday, May 28, 2002)]
[Page 36879]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-13054]



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: June 12, 2002, Washington, DC. This meeting will take 
place in the Colonial Room of the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 
Connecticut 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 Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at approximately 9 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. One or more of the PCAST panels on these topics will 
discuss the status of their work. This session will end at 
approximately 12:30 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-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding time, place 
and agenda, please call Cynthia Chase at (202) 456-6010, prior to 3:00 
p.m. on Friday, June 7, 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. 02-13054 Filed 5-24-02; 8:45 am]