[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 192 (Friday, October 2, 2020)]
[Page 62331]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-21852]



Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences; Notice of Meeting

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the 
following meeting:
    Name and Committee Code: Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences 
(#1110) (Virtual).
    Date and Time: October 29, 2020,10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; October 30, 
2020,10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Room 
E2030, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Virtual).
    Due to ongoing social distancing best practices because of COVID-19 
the meeting will be held virtually among the Advisory Committee 
members. Livestreaming will be accessible through this page: https://nsf.gov/bio/advisory.jsp.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Contact Person: Karen Cone, National Science Foundation, 2415 
Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314; Telephone: (703) 292-8400.
    Purpose of Meeting: The Advisory Committee for the Directorate for 
Biological Sciences (BIO) provides advice, recommendations, and 
oversight concerning major program emphases, directions, and goals for 
the research-related activities of the divisions that make up BIO.
    Agenda: Agenda items will include a directorate business update, 
status update on the research community's adaptations to the COVID-19 
pandemic, BIO's recent investments in integration across the biological 
sciences, a joint session on strategies for broadening participation 
with the Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering, 
discussion with the NSF Director, and BIO's investments in collections.

    Dated: September 29, 2020.
Crystal Robinson,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-21852 Filed 10-1-20; 8:45 am]