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DOE/NSF High Energy Physics Advisory Panel

AGENCY: Department of Energy.
ACTION: Notice of open Meeting.
SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the DOE/NSF High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
DATES: Wednesday, December 5, 2012; 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; and Thursday, December 6, 2012; 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
ADDRESSES: Double Tree Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Kogut, Executive Secretary; High Energy Physics Advisory Panel; U.S. Department of Energy; SC-25/Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-1290; Telephone: 301-903-1298.

Purpose of Meeting:To provide advice and guidance on a continuing basis to the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation on scientific priorities within the field of high energy physics research.

Tentative Agenda:Agenda will include discussions of the following:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 and Thursday, December 6, 2012

• Discussion of Department of Energy High Energy Physics Program

• Discussion of National Science Foundation Elementary Particle Physics Program

• Reports on and Discussions of Topics of General Interest in High Energy Physics

• Public Comment (10-minute rule)

Public Participation:The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of these items on the agenda, you should contact John Kogut, 301-903-1298 or by email must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Panel will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.

Minutes:The minutes of the meeting will be available on the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of High Energy Physics Advisory Panel Web site at:

Issued in Washington, DC on October 17, 2012. LaTanya R. Butler, Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.