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NAC Astrophysics Sbcmte, Mar 2016, DC

15-Mar-2016 through 16-Mar-2016

The Astrophysics Subcommittee of the Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) will meet March 15-16, 2016 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC.   The meeting both days in 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ET.

Here is the agenda as of March 14.

The meeting is available by WebEx and telecon by following these instructions as published in the Federal Register:

Any interested person may call the USA 
toll free conference call number 1-888-995-9162, passcode 2991610, on 
both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting 
number on March 15 is 992 641 163, password is Astrophysics!1; and the 
meeting number on March 16 is 999 231 439, password is Astrophysics!1.

More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public 
Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics 
Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee 
reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held 
for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other 
persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program 
planning.
DATES: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Wednesday, 
March 16, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 3H42, 300 E Street SW., Washington, 
DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ann Delo, Science Mission 
Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-0750, 
fax (202) 358-2779, or ann.b.delo@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the capacity of the room. This meeting will also be available 
telephonically and by WebEx. Any interested person may call the USA 
toll free conference call number 1-888-995-9162, passcode 2991610, on 
both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting 
number on March 15 is 992 641 163, password is Astrophysics!1; and the 
meeting number on March 16 is 999 231 439, password is Astrophysics!1.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Astrophysics Division Update, including Budget Updates from the 
FY2016 Appropriation and FY2017 President's Budget Request
--Updates on Specific Astrophysics Missions
--Reports from the Program Analysis Groups
--Report on NASA Earth and Space Science Fellows Program

    Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with 
NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid 
picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. Due to the 
Real ID Act, Public Law 109-13, any attendees with drivers licenses 
issued from non-compliant states/territories must present a second form 
of ID. [Federal employee badge; passport; active military 
identification card; enhanced driver's license; U.S. Coast Guard 
Merchant Mariner card; Native American tribal document; school 
identification accompanied by an item from LIST C (documents that 
establish employment authorization) from the ``List of the Acceptable 
Documents'' on Form I-9]. Non-compliant states/territories are: 
American Samoa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico and 
Washington. Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required 
to provide a copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing 
the following information no less than 10 working days prior to the 
meeting: full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa 
information (number, type, expiration date); passport information 
(number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information 
(name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/position of 
attendee; and home address to Ann Delo via email at ann.b.delo@nasa.gov 
or by fax at (202) 358-2779. U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents 
(green card holders) are requested to submit their name and affiliation 
3 working days prior to the meeting to Ann Delo. It is imperative that 
this meeting be held on these dates

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to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.