[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 166 (Monday, August 29, 2022)]
[Page 52757]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-18567]



President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open virtual meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the President's 
Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday September 21, 2022; 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: Information to participate virtually can be found on the 
PCAST website closer to the meeting at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST/meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sarah Domnitz, Designated Federal 
Officer, PCAST; Email: [email protected]v; Telephone: (202) 881-6399.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PCAST is an advisory group of the nation's 
leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment 
the science and technology advice available to him from the White 
House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the 
Executive Order at whitehouse.gov. PCAST is consulted on and provides 
analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where 
understanding of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the 
policy choices before the President. The Designated Federal Officer is 
Dr. Sarah Domnitz. Information about PCAST can be found at: 
    Tentative Agenda: PCAST will hear from invited speakers on and 
discuss science and technology-related activities at the Department of 
Commerce. PCAST will also hear from invited speakers on improving 
patient safety. Additional information and the meeting agenda, 
including any changes that arise, will be posted on the PCAST website 
at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST/meetings.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. It is the 
policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments no longer than 10 
pages and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The 
PCAST expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not 
be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements.
    The public comment period for this meeting will take place on 
September 21, 2022, at a time specified in the meeting agenda. This 
public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on 
PCAST's work, not for business marketing purposes.
    Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the 
meeting, interested parties should register to speak at 
[email protected]v, no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 
14, 2022. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for 
public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a 
total public comment period of up to 10 minutes. If more speakers 
register than there is space available on the agenda, PCAST will select 
speakers on a first-come, first-served basis from those who registered. 
Those not able to present oral comments may file written comments with 
the council.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted 
continuously, written comments should be submitted to 
[email protected]v no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 
14, 2022, so that the comments can be made available to the PCAST 
members for their consideration prior to this meeting.
    PCAST operates under the provisions of FACA, all public comments 
and/or presentations will be treated as public documents and will be 
made available for public inspection, including being posted on the 
PCAST website at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST/meetings.
    Minutes: Minutes will be available within 45 days at: 

    Signed in Washington, DC, on August 24, 2022.
LaTanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2022-18567 Filed 8-26-22; 8:45 am]