[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 24, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-09729]

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Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology Subcommittee; 
Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council; 
Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and 
Technology Policy.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on 
behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) 
Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and 
Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on June 11-12, 2013, to 
obtain input from stakeholders regarding the goals and objectives of an 
updated U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Plan 
that is currently under development and scheduled for completion by 
December 2013. Representatives of the U.S. research community, 
industry, non-governmental organizations, and interested members of the 
general public are invited to offer suggestions to the U.S. Government 
interagency group that is drafting the new plan, which is an update of 
the 2011 NNI Strategic Plan (see http://nano.gov/sites/default/files/pub_resource/2011_strategic_plan.pdf). In particular, participants 
will be invited to suggest additions to and provide feedback on wording 
and emphasis areas in the NNI goals, the objectives that support these 
goals, and the Nanotechnology Signature Initiatives. Comments will also 
be solicited on the relationship between these topics and the revised 
Program Component Areas, which will be presented at the event.

DATES: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at USDA Conference and Training 
Center, Patriots Plaza III, 355 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20024.
    Registration: Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the 
workshop is required. Registration will open on May 1, 2013 and remain 
open until June 3, 2013 or until capacity is reached. Individuals 
planning to attend the workshop should register online at http://www.nano.gov/stakeholderworkshop. Written notices of participation by 
email should be sent to [email protected] or mailed to 
Stacey Standridge, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Stafford II, Suite 405, 
Arlington, VA 22230. Please provide your full name, title, affiliation 
and email or mailing address when registering. Registration is on a 
first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached. Those 
interested in presenting 3-5 minutes of public comments at the meeting 
should also register at http://www.nano.gov/stakeholderworkshop. 
Written or electronic comments should be submitted by email to 
[email protected] until May 13, 2013.
    Meeting Accomodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should contact Stacey Standridge 
(telephone 703-292-8103) or Cheryl David-Fordyce (703-292-2424) at 
least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate 
arrangements can be made.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, 
please contact Stacey Standridge at National Nanotechnology 
Coordination Office, by telephone (703-292-8103) or email 
([email protected]). Additional information about the meeting, 
including the agenda, is posted at http://www.nano.gov/stakeholderworkshop.

Ted Wackler,
Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-09729 Filed 4-23-13; 8:45 am]