[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 82 (Friday, April 28, 2023)]
[Pages 26294-26295]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-09012]



President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces an open virtual meeting of the 
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The 

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Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

Thursday, May 18, 2023; 9:40 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT
Friday, May 19, 2023; 9:10 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. PDT

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. Reba Bandyopadhyay, Designated 
Federal Officer, PCAST, email: [email protected]; telephone: (202) 

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 provides advice 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. Reba 
Bandyopadhyay. Information about PCAST can be found at: 
    Tentative Agenda: PCAST will discuss and consider for approval one 
or more reports from PCAST Sub-Committees. PCAST will hear from invited 
speakers on and discuss the impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on 
Science and the impacts of AI on Society. 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. The 
meeting will be held virtually for members of 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 May 
18, 2023, 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] no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 11, 
2023. 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 
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted 
continuously, written comments should be submitted to 
[email protected] no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 11, 
2023, 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 April 25, 2023.
LaTanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2023-09012 Filed 4-27-23; 8:45 am]