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NASA Astrophysics Adv Cmte, Apr 2017, DC

24-Apr-2017 through 25-Apr-2017

The NASA Astrophysics Advisory Committee will meet April 24-25, 2017 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC.  The meeting on April 24 is 9:30 am - 5:00 pm ET and on April 25 is 8:30 am - 5:00 pm ET.  (This formerly was the astrophysics subcommittee of the Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council.  NASA has restructured its advisory committees. This and the other science subcommittees now report directly to the relevant division director, not through NAC.)

The agenda is posted on the committee's website.

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

Any interested person may dial the USA toll free conference call number 1-888-790-3531 or toll number 1-210-234-0035,
passcode 7238462 followed by the # sign, to participate in this meeting by telephone on both days.
The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting number on April 24 is 999 766 498, password is APAC24-25; and
the meeting number on April 25 is 997 182 323, password is APAC24-25.

 

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

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as

amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

announces a meeting of the Astrophysics Advisory Committee. This

Committee reports to the Director, Astrophysics Division, Science

Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters. 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: Monday, April 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, April

25, 2017, 8:30 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. KarShelia Henderson, Science

Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202)

358-2355, fax (202) 358-2779, or khenderson@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to

the capacity of the room. The meeting will be available telephonically

and by WebEx. You must use a touch-tone phone to participate in this

meeting. Any interested person may dial the USA toll free conference

call number 1-888-790-3531 or toll number 1-210-234-0035, passcode

7238462 followed by the # sign, to participate in this meeting by

telephone on both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the

meeting number on April 24 is 999 766 498, password is APAC24-25; and

the meeting number on April 25 is 997 182 323, password is APAC24-25.

The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Astrophysics Division Update

--Updates on Specific Astrophysics Missions

--Reports from the Program Analysis Groups

--Reports from Specific Research and Analysis Programs

The agenda will be posted on the Astrophysics Advisory Committee

Web page at https://science.nasa.gov/researchers/nac/science-advisory-committees/apac.

Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to

comply with NASA Headquarters Security requirements, including the

presentation of a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA

Headquarters. Due to the Real ID Act, any attendees with driver's

licenses issued from non-compliant states must present a second form of

ID. Non-compliant states are: Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, and Montana.

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 days prior to the meeting: full name;

gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; passport information (number,

country, telephone); visa information (number, type, expiration date);

employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address,

country, telephone); title/position of attendee. To expedite

admittance, attendees with U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents (green

card holders) are requested to provide full name and citizenship status

3 working days in advance. Information should be sent to Ms. KarShelia

Henderson, via email at khenderson@nasa.gov or by fax at (202) 358-

2779. It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to

accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.