National Science Board to meet November 18

November 09, 1999

MEDIA ADVISORY November 10, 1999 PA/M 99-28 (NSB 99-182) NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD TO MEET NOVEMBER 18 Hearing, Symposium Also Planned Journalists are invited to attend National Science Board (NSB) events next week as follows. Except where specified, all events will be held in the Board Room (Rm. 1235) at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. Open session: Thurs. Nov. 18 (2:00-5:30 p.m.) Minutes, July 1999; Closed session items for February 2000 Chair's Report, Director's Report, Committee Reports Presentation on NSF Strategic Plan (NSF Director Colwell) NSB/EHR Committee Workplan Status reports: - NSB Interim Report on the Environment - NSB Task Force on International Issues in S&E - Science & Engineering Indicators - NSB Committee on Communication and Outreach - NSB February 2000 policy meeting and retreat Presentation on Nanoscience & Engineering (ENG Assistant Director Gene Wong) Hearing: Tues., Nov. 16 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) - see web site below "Global Science & Engineering: Foreign Perspectives, Multilateral & International Organizations" - Hosted by NSB Task Force on International Issues in S&E Symposium: Fri., Nov. 19 (9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.)* - see web site below "International Models for Budget Coordination and Priority Setting for Science and Engineering" - Hosted jointly by NSB Committee on Strategic Policy Issues and NSB Task Force on International Issues in S&E * Continues Sat., Nov. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Media Availability: Fri., Nov. 19 (1-2 p.m.) - Rm. 1240 NSB Chairman Eamon Kelly and NSF Director Rita Colwell For more information contact: Mary Hanson (mhanson@nsf.gov) or Bill Noxon (wnoxon@nsf.gov), (703) 306-1070 (media) Jean Pomeroy, (703) 306-2000/jpomeroy@nsf.gov (non-media) For agendas, see: http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/ise/events.htm For general NSB info, see: http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/start.htm
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