NSF PA/M 03-50 (NSB 03-157) - November 13, 2003
National Science Board to Meet (Nov. 19-20)
Media are invited to attend open sessions of the National Science Board (NSB) meeting on Nov. 19-20, 2003, at the National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. This is one of the NSB's regular meetings related to the activities of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and national science and engineering policy issues of interest.
Highlights of the November meeting will include a media briefing by the chair of the NSB and members of a task force on findings and recommendations of the NSB's final report, "The Science and Engineering Workforce - Realizing America's Potential," at the National Press Club on Nov. 19. A separate advisory containing details will follow.
Other public sessions and various NSB committees and task forces are scheduled for rooms 1235 and 1295 at NSF headquarters. Visitors to the sessions should check in at security desk, 9th " Stuart Streets entrance. For directions, see: http://www.nsf.gov/home/visit/visitjump.htm)
Reporters are invited to attend all open sessions, subject to provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act. The meeting agenda is available at:
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