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Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Notice of Meeting
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the following meeting:
NAME AND COMMITTEE CODE: Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (#66)
DATE AND TIME: November 8, 2023; 10:00 AM to 5:15 PM
November 9, 2023: 8:55 AM to 2:40 PM
PLACE: NSF, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Hybrid participation for AC Members, Presenters, Visitors, and Guests.
To attend the meeting in person, all visitors must contact the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences at least 48 hours prior to the meeting to arrange for a visitor’s badge. All visitors must access NSF via the Visitor Center entry adjacent to the south building entrance on Eisenhower Avenue on the day of the meeting to receive a visitor’s badge. It is suggested that visitors allow time to pass through security screening.
To attend the virtual meeting, please send your request for the virtual meeting link at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Please send all requests for virtual or in-person meeting access to Catalina Achim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TYPE OF MEETING: Open
MEETING INFORMATION: http://www.nsf.gov/mps/advisory.jsp
PURPOSE OF MEETING: To provide advice, recommendations, and counsel on major goals and policies pertaining to MPS programs and activities.
Room 2030: All Eastern Time
|Day 1, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. 10:00 AM – 5:15 PM|
|10:00 AM – 10:05 AM||Call to Order and Official Opening of the Meeting|
|Approval of Minutes from March 2022 Meeting|
|10:05 AM – 10:35 AM||MPS Update from the Acting Assistant Director|
|10:35 AM – 10:55 AM||Science Highlight: NANOGrav detects gravitational waves|
|10:55 AM – 11:15 AM||Break|
|11:15 AM – 12:15 PM||Division of Astronomy Committee of Visitors: Report|
|presentation and approval|
|12:15 PM – 1:40 PM||Break|
|1:40 PM – 2:25 PM||MPS AC Subcommittee on Facilities and Major Research|
|Infrastructure; report presentation and approval|
|2:25 PM – 2:45 PM||Next-Generation Gravitational Wave Observatory|
|Subcommittee Report Update|
|2:45 PM – 3:00 PM||Break|
|3:00 PM – 3:45 PM||Directorate of Technology, Innovation and Partnerships Update|
|3:45 PM – 4:15 PM||Waterman Award Debrief|
|4:15 PM – 5:00 PM||Preparation for discussion with the NSF Director, the NSF Chief|
|Operating Officer, and the NSF Director’s Chief of Staff.|
|5:00 PM – 5:15 PM||Closing Remarks and Adjourn for the Day|
Room 2030: All Eastern Time.
|Day 2, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, 8:55 AM – 2:40 PM|
|8:55 AM – 9:00 AM||Welcome and Overview of Agenda.|
|9:00 AM – 9:45 AM||Update on NSF programs and new initiatives related to diversity,|
|equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA)|
|9:45 AM – 10:00 AM||Break|
|10:00 AM – 11:00 AM||Division of Materials Research (DMR) Committee of Visitors:|
|Report presentation and approval|
|11:00 AM – 12:00 PM||MPSAC Engagement Request|
|12:00 AM – 1:30 PM||Break|
|1:30 PM – 2:00 PM||Preparation for discussion with the NSF Director, the NSF Chief|
|Operating Officer, and the Director’s Chief of Staff|
|2:00 PM - 2:30 PM||Meeting with the NSF Director, NSF Chief Operating Officer, and|
|the NSF Chief of Staff|
|2:30 PM – 2:40 PM||Closing Remarks|
Committee Management Officer