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National Science Board To Meet

National Science Foundation

The National Science Board (NSB) will meet on Wednesday, February 25 through Friday, February 27, 1998 at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. Sessions are open to the public on Thursday and Friday.

Open session agenda items for Thursday, February 26 (9:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.)

9:45 a.m. * Minutes, October and November 1997 meetings
* Closed Session Agenda Items for May 1998
* Chairman's Report, Director's Report
* Director's Merit Review Report, Committee Reports

10:45 a.m. * NSB Report on Graduate Education
* NSB Occasional Paper: Industry Reliance on Publicly Funded Research

1:00 p.m. * NSB Long Range Planning
- Panel I: Discovery: New Windows on the World
- Panel II: Discovery and Infrastructure
- Panel III: Discovery and Human Learning
- Human Resources Development

Open session agenda items for Friday, February 27 (9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.)

9:00 a.m. * Long Range Planning (continued)
- Issues for Operating in a Constrained Fiscal Environment

10:45 a.m. * Other Business

A media availability with NSB Chairman Richard Zare and NSF Director Neal Lane will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday or immediately after the adjournment of the open session - whichever comes first - in Conference Room 1280 (near the north elevators, 12th floor).

For more information contact:
Mary Hanson,
703) 306-1070, (media)
Jean Pomeroy,
(703) 306-2000, (non-media)


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