[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 87 (Friday, May 5, 2023)]
[Pages 29167-29168]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-09687]



Sunshine Act Meetings

    The National Science Board (NSB) and the NSB Committee on Strategy 
(CS) hereby give notice of the scheduling of meetings for the 
transaction of National Science Board business pursuant to the National 
Science Foundation Act and the Government in the Sunshine Act.

TIME AND DATE: Tuesday, May 9, 2023, from 8:30 a.m.-3:55 p.m. and 
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT.

PLACE: These meetings will be held at NSF headquarters, 2415 Eisenhower 
Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314, and by videoconference. To attend in-
person, please email your name as it appears on your photo ID, along 
with your affiliation, at least 24 hours in advance to 
[email protected]. If the COVID status for Alexandria, 
Virginia goes to ``high,'' please fill out and bring OMB's 
certification of vaccination form with you. All open sessions of the 
meeting will be webcast live on the NSB YouTube channel.

May 9, 2023--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hydV2SXt6eA
May 10, 2023--https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFZ7N88SjB8

STATUS: Parts of these meetings will be open to the public. The rest of 
the meetings will be closed to the public. See full description below.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Plenary Board meeting

Open session: 8:30-11:35 a.m.
 NSB Chair's Opening Remarks
 NSF Director's Remarks

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     Senior Executive Updates
 Approval of February 2023 open meeting minutes
 National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics 
     Briefing, Women, Minorities, and Persons with 
Disabilities, 2023 Report
     Response, Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and 
     NSB Chair's Opening Remarks
 Committee on National Science and Engineering Policy Report
     SEP Activities and Discussion on Quadrennial Review
 Q&A Session with 2023 Vannevar Bush, NSB Science and Society, 
and Alan T. Waterman Awardees
Open session: 12:35-1:05 p.m.
 NSF Update--Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention (SAHPR) 
Closed session: 1:05-1:55 p.m.
 NSB Chair's Remarks
 Approval of February 2023 Closed Meeting Minutes
 NSF Update--SAHPR Report Issues
 NSF Director's Remarks
     Agency Operating Status

Committee on Strategy

Closed meeting: 2:10 -3:25 p.m.
 FY 2025 Budget Update
Closed session: 3:25-3:55 p.m.
 Subcommittee on Technology Innovation, and Partnerships
     NSF Engines, Review/Award Process
 NSB Chair's Remarks

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Plenary Board meeting

Open session: 8:30-9:05 a.m.
 NSB Chair's Opening Remarks
 NSF Office of the Inspector General Report
     Overview of the OIG and its Responsibilities

Plenary Board meeting

Closed session: 9:05-10:25 a.m.
 Committee on Awards and Facilities Report
     Antarctic Infrastructure Recapitalization program
     National Center for Atmospheric Research Operations and 
Management award
     Ocean Observatories Initiative Operations and Management 
     National Ecological Observatory Network Recompeted 
Operations and Management award
     Antarctic Research Vessel (ARV) Integrator
     Renewal of Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave 
Observatory (LIGO) Operations and Management Award
     Arecibo Record of Decision

Plenary Board

Open session: 10:40-11:55 a.m.
 Committee on External Engagement Report
     STEM Talent Engagement Plan
     Science and Engineering 2024 Engagement Plan
 Committee on Oversight Report
     NSB Overview to the Merit Review Digest
 NSB-NSF Merit Review Commission Report Vote on Mid-scale 
Research Infrastructure Track 2 Portfolio Award
     Committee on Strategy Report
     Committee on Oversight Report
     Subcommittee on Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships 

Plenary Board

Open session: 1:00-1:30 p.m.
 Working Group Reports
     Socioeconomic Status
     K-12 STEM Education Exploratory Group Update
 Vote to Enter Executive Plenary Closed

Plenary Board

Closed (executive) session: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
 NSB Chair's Opening Remarks
 Approval of February 2023 Executive Plenary closed meeting 
 Executive Committee Elections
 Committee on Nominations, Class of 2024-2030
 NSF Director's Remarks
 NSB Chair's Closing Remarks

Meeting Adjourns: 3:00 p.m.

Portions Open to the Public

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

8:30 a.m.-11:35 a.m. Plenary NSB
12:35 p.m.-1:05 p.m. Plenary NSB

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

8:30 a.m.-9:05 a.m. Plenary NSB
10:40 a.m.-11:55 a.m. Plenary NSB
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Plenary NSB

Portions Closed to the Public

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

1:05 p.m.-1:55 p.m. Plenary NSB
2:10 p.m.-3:25 p.m. Committee on Strategy
3:25 p.m.-3:55 p.m. Plenary NSB

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

9:05 a.m.-10:25 a.m. Plenary NSB
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Plenary NSB (executive session)

    Members of the public are advised that the NSB provides some 
flexibility around start and end times. A session may be allowed to run 
over by as much as 15 minutes if the Chair decides the extra time is 
warranted. The next session will start no later than 15 minutes after 
the noticed start time. If a session ends early, the next meeting may 
start up to 15 minutes earlier than the noticed start time. Sessions 
will not vary from noticed times by more than 15 minutes.

    The NSB Office contact is Chris Blair, [email protected], 703-292-
7000. The NSB Public Affairs contact is Nadine Lymn, [email protected], 
703-292-2490. Please refer to the NSB website for additional 
information: https://www.nsf.gov/nsb.

Christopher Blair,
Executive Assistant to the National Science Board Office.
[FR Doc. 2023-09687 Filed 5-3-23; 11:15 am]