Federal Register Announcement

Meeting of the President's Committee of Advisors
On Science and Technology


ACTION:  Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a meeting of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Committee.  Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

DATES AND PLACE: February 22, 1999, Washington, DC.  This meeting will take place in the Truman Room (Third Floor) of the White House Conference Center, 726 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, DC.


PROPOSED SCHEDULE AND AGENDA: The President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is tentatively scheduled to meet in open session on Monday, February 22, 1999, at approximately 1:00 p.m. to discuss (1) the Science and Technology budget, (2) the report of the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee, and (3) work of PCAST panels.  This session will end at approximately 4:30 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENTS: There will be a time allocated for the public to speak on any of the above agenda items.  Please make your request for the opportunity to make a public comment five (5) days in advance of the meeting.  Written comments are welcome anytime prior to or following the meeting.  Please notify Joan P. Porter, PCAST Executive Secretary, at (202) 456-6101 or fax your requests/comments to (202) 456-6026.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: For information regarding time, place, and agenda, please call Joan P. Porter, PCAST Executive Secretary, at (202) 456-6101, prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 1999.  Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited, and is available on a first-come first served basis.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology was established by Executive Order 12882, as amended, on November 23, 1993.  The purpose of PCAST is to advise the President on matters of national importance that have significant science and technology content, and to assist the President's National Science and Technology Council in securing private sector participation in its activities.  The Committee members are distinguished individuals appointed by the President from non-Federal sectors.  The PCAST is co-chaired by the Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and by John Young, former President and CEO of the Hewlett-Packard Company.

Posted by: Barbara Ann Ferguson
Administrative Officer
Office of Science and Technology Policy

February 1, 1999

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