[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 188 (Friday, October 1, 2021)]
[Page 54485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-21357]



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 (NSF) announces the 
following meeting:

    Name and Committee Code: Advisory Committee for Biological 
Sciences (#1110).
    Date and Time: November 3, 2021, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. EST; 
November 4, 2021, 10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. EST.
    Place: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, 
Alexandria, VA 22314.
    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 (AC) 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, 
update on BIO's broadening participation portfolio, a joint session 
with the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee (MPS 
AC) to discuss the MPS AC subcommittee report on ``MPS and the 
Living World'', update on Technology, Innovation and Partnerships, 
updates from the BIO AC liaisons to the Committee on Equal 
Opportunities in Science and Engineering and to the AC for 
Environmental Research and Education, discussion with the NSF 
Director, and discussion of BIO's response to the Division of 
Biological Infrastructure Committee of Visitors report.

    Dated: September 27, 2021.
Crystal Robinson,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-21357 Filed 9-30-21; 8:45 am]