Sunshine Act Meeting

CourtNational Transportation Safety Board
Citation86 FR 38363
Record Number2021-15527
Publication Date20 Jul 2021
38363
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 20, 2021 / Notices
Board Office will send requesters a toll-
free dial-in number. Meeting
information and updates may be found
at the National Science Board website
www.nsf.gov/nsb.
Chris Blair,
Executive Assistant to the National Science
Board Office.
[FR Doc. 2021–15519 Filed 7–16–21; 4:15 pm]
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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION
SAFETY BOARD
Sunshine Act Meeting
TIME AND DATE
: 9:30 a.m., Tuesday,
August 10, 2021.
PLACE
: Virtual.
STATUS
: The one item may be viewed by
the public through webcast only.
MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED
:
67354 Safety Research Report—
Preventing Turbulence-Related
Injuries in Air Carrier Operations
Conducted Under Title 14 Code of
Federal Regulations Part 121
CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION
:
Candi Bing at (202) 590–8384 or by
email at bingc@ntsb.gov.
Media Information Contact: Chris
O’Neil by email at chris.oneil@ntsb.gov
or at (202) 314–6100.
This meeting will take place virtually.
The public may view it through a live
or archived webcast by accessing a link
under ‘‘Webcast of Events’’ on the NTSB
home page at www.ntsb.gov.
There may be changes to this event
due to the evolving situation concerning
the novel coronavirus (COVID–19).
Schedule updates, including weather-
related cancellations, are also available
at www.ntsb.gov.
The National Transportation Safety
Board is holding this meeting under the
Government in the Sunshine Act, 5
U.S.C. 552(b).
Dated: Friday, July 16, 2021.
Candi R. Bing,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021–15527 Filed 7–16–21; 4:15 pm]
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OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND
TECHNOLOGY POLICY
Public Listening Sessions on Scientific
Integrity and Evidence-Based
Policymaking
AGENCY
: Office of Science and
Technology Policy (OSTP), The White
House.
ACTION
: Announcement of meeting.
SUMMARY
: The White House Office of
Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
is organizing a series of three virtual
listening sessions to hear about issues
and concerns related to scientific
integrity from members of the public
who produce, communicate, and use
scientific and technical information.
Perspectives gathered during the virtual
listening sessions will inform the
assessment of Federal agencies’
scientific-integrity policies and
identification of best practices and
lessons-learned that the National
Science and Technology Council’s Task
Force on Scientific Integrity is
preparing, pursuant to the January 2021
Presidential Memorandum on Restoring
Trust in Government Through Scientific
Integrity and Evidence-Based
Policymaking.
DATES
:
Virtual listening sessions (all times
Eastern Daylight Time):
1. Communications: Wednesday, July
28, 2021, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2. Science and Education: Thursday,
July 29, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
3. Use of Scientific and Technical
Information: Friday, July 30, 2021, 2:00
p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration deadline: Friday, July 23,
2021, 5:00 p.m.
ADDRESSES
: Register for a virtual
listening session using the session-
specific links below:
1. Communications: https://ida-
org.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/
vJIsdeGrqTstHfZn-
KhEXlhuusJW7sGzvx0.
2. Science and Education: https://ida-
org.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/
vJIsdeyspjgrG4tLkU3xiX8wbbxq_
DPsDIM.
3. Use of Scientific and Technical
Information: https://ida-
org.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItd-
2grjMiHcF1JwMUaZQ9hxBRY9iJEKI.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
: For
additional information, please contact
Ryan Donohue, 202–456–4444,
ScientificIntegrity@ostp.eop.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
: The
Presidential Memorandum on Restoring
Trust in Government Through Scientific
Integrity and Evidence-Based
Policymaking, issued on January 27,
2021, calls for the establishment of an
interagency Task Force on Scientific
Integrity of the National Science and
Technology Council to review the
effectiveness of agency scientific
integrity policies developed since the
issuance of the Presidential
Memorandum of March 9, 2009 on
scientific integrity. To inform its review,
the Task Force is organizing a series of
virtual listening sessions to hear from
members of the public who produce,
communicate, and use scientific and
technical information. Perspectives
gathered during the virtual listening
sessions will inform the Task Force’s
assessment of Federal agencies’
scientific-integrity policies and
identification of best practices and
lessons-learned.
Each of three listening sessions will
be organized around a particular theme
and audience, described below:
Session 1 (Wednesday, July 28, 2:00
p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT):
Communications, including effective
policies and practices to improve the
communication of scientific and
technological information, including for
engagement of Federal scientists and
contractors with news media and on
social media. The target audience
includes individuals from news media,
science writers, and science
communicators.
Session 2 (Thursday, July 29, 2021,
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT): Science
and Education, including effective
policies and practices to support
professional development of scientists
and researchers of all genders, races,
ethnicities, and backgrounds; address
scientific-integrity issues related to
emerging technologies, such as artificial
intelligence and machine-learning, and
evolving scientific practices, such as
citizen science and community-engaged
research; improve training of scientific
staff about scientific integrity; and
handle disagreements about scientific
methods and conclusions. The target
audience includes scientists, engineers,
and educators from the Federal and
non-Federal sectors.
Session 3 (Friday, July 30, 2021, 2:00
p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT): Use of Scientific
and Technical Information, including
the effectiveness of Federal scientific
integrity policies in promoting trust in
Federal science and concerns about a
lack of scientific integrity impeding the
equitable delivery of the Federal
Government’s programs. Target
audience includes individuals who use
Federal scientific and technical
information for decision-making or
provision of services; individuals from
disadvantaged communities; and other
consumers of science.
Participants in all sessions may also
comment on the predominant
challenges they perceive to scientific
integrity in Federal agencies and
effective practices for minimizing
political or other inappropriate
interference in the conduct,
communication, or use of Federal
science. Speakers will have up to two
minutes each to make a comment. As
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