[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 201 (Thursday, October 16, 2008)]
[Page 61412]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-24643]



DOE/Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Science.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific 
Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; Wednesday, 
October 29, 2008, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Hilton Washington DC North, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, 
MD 20877.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melea Baker, Office of Advanced 
Scientific Computing Research; SC-21/Germantown Building; U.S. 
Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW.; Washington, DC 
20585-1290; Telephone (301) 903-7486, (E-mail: 
[email protected]).

    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide 
advice and guidance with respect to the advanced scientific computing 
research program.
    Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

    View from Washington and Germantown.
    Report Discussion on Charge--Balance.
    Petascale Data Storage Institute.
    SciDAC Update (Mid-Term Review Plans).
    ASCR Response to INCITE COV and New Charge--Computer Science COV.
    Simulating Nuclear Power Plants.
    Update on Applied Math Program.
    Large-Scale PDE-Constrained Optimization.
    Public Comment.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

    Exascale Workshops.
    Graph-Based Approaches to Multi-Threading.
    Facilities Update.
    Public Comment.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you 
would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do 
so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral 
statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact 
Melea Baker via FAX at 301-903-4846 or via e-mail 
([email protected]). You must make your request for an oral 
statement at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Reasonable 
provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the 
agenda. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to 
facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow 
the 10-minute rule. This notice is being published less than 15 days 
before the date of the meeting due to programmatic issues.
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public 
review at http://www.sc.doe.gov/ascr/ASCAC/PastMeetings.html.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 9, 2008.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-24643 Filed 10-15-08; 8:45 am]