Media Advisory 04-33
National Science Board to Meet (Oct. 13-14)
October 12, 2004
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Arlington, Va.—Media are invited to attend open sessions of the National Science Board (NSB) meeting Oct. 13-14, 2004, at the National Science Foundation's (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. This is one of the NSB's regular meetings. The Science Board is a 24-member policy body for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and serves in a second role as advisors to the president and Congress on key science and engineering issues of the nation.
Public sessions for NSB committees and task forces are scheduled in rooms 1235 and 1295. Visitors to the sessions should check in at the 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: http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/meetings/2004/1004/index.htm
William C. Noxon, NSF, (703) 292-7750, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Pomeroy, NSF, (703) 292-7000, email: email@example.com
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