[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 181 (Wednesday, September 18, 2002)]
[Pages 58804-58805]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-23712]



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

AGENCY: Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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 andTechnology 
(PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this 
meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).

Dates and Place: September 30, 2002, Washington, DC. The meeting will 
be held in the Loy Henderson Conference Room at the Harry S. Truman 
Building, U.S. Department of State at 2201 C St., NW. Guests must use 
the entrance on 23rd Street between C and D Streets, NW.

Pre-Clearance: Guests must be pre-cleared to enter the State Department 
Building. U.S. citizens must provide their name, date of birth and 
Social Security Number to be pre-cleared into the building and on 
arrival must present a government-issued ID (e.g., drivers license) at 
the registration desk. Foreign nationals should provide their name, 
date of birth and their passport number to be pre-cleared. On arrival, 
they must present their passport at the registration desk. Guests 
should provide this pre-clearance information to Cynthia Chase at (202) 
456-6010. Pre-clearance information will also be available on the PCAST 
Web site at: http://www.ostp.gov/PCAST/pcast.html.

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 Monday, September 30, 2002, at approximately 9 a.m., to discuss the 
status of the work being conducted by the four PCAST subcommittees: (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. A discussion of relevant international issues with 
State Department officials is also tentatively scheduled to occur. 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

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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 CONTACT: For information regarding time, place 
and agenda, please call Cynthia Chase at (202) 456-6010, prior to 3 
p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2002. Information will 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. 02-23712 Filed 9-17-02; 8:45 am]