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Advisory Committee for Engineering; Notice of Meeting

In accordance with Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

Name:Engineering Advisory Committee Meeting. #1170.

Date/Time:October 17, 2012: 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., October 18, 2012: 7:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Place:National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1235, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

Type Of Meeting:Open.

Contact Person:Deborah Young, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 505, Arlington, Virginia 22203 703/292-8300.

Purpose of Meeting:To provide advice, recommendations and counsel on major goals and policies pertaining to engineering programs and activities.

AgendaWednesday, October 17, 2012--8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

* Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Overview

* CMMI Committee of Visitors Report

* Introduction to ENG Strategic Activities

* Panel and Discussion on Advanced Manufacturing

* Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) Overview

* CBET Committee of Visitors Report

* Panel and Discussion on Developing Next-generation Engineers

* Future Opportunities and Challenges for Engineering

Thursday, October 18, 2012--7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

* Welcome from Subra Suresh, NSF Director, and Cora Marrett, NSF Deputy Director

* Panel and Discussion on Neuroscience and Engineering

* Roundtable on ENG Strategic Activities and Recommendations

* Recognition, Closing Remarks, and Wrap Up

Dated: September 25, 2012. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer.