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National Science Board to meet (July 29-30)

Journalists are invited to attend the next open session of the National Science Board (NSB) on Thursday, July 29, and related events on Friday, July 30, at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. In addition to discussion of the final report of the Task Force on the Environment, the NSB is expected to consider several awards for new National Science Foundation Science and Technology Centers.

Open session agenda items for Thursday, July 29 (3:30 - 5:30 p.m.):

  • Swearing in of NSB Nominee Chang-Lin Tien
  • Minutes, May 1999
  • Closed Sessions items for November 1999
  • Chair's Report, Director's Report, Committee Reports
  • Criteria for NSB delegation of authority
  • NSF Strategic Plan
  • Report of Committee on Program and Plans (CPP) Task Force on the Environment
  • NSB Commendation to Navy Personnel

On Friday, July 30:

  • 8:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.: Hearing of Task Force on International Issues, on "The Global Framework and Modes of Interaction in International Science and Engineering."
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Media availability with NSB Chairman Eamon Kelly, NSF Director Rita Colwell and Task Force on the Environment Chair Jane Lubchenco.
  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.: Public briefing by Task Force on the Environment.


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Contact: Mary Hanson
mhanson@nsf.gov
703-306-1070
National Science Foundation
21-Jul-1999


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