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Media Advisory 06-002

National Science Foundation FY 2007 Budget Overview to Be Held Feb. 6

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation

February 1, 2006

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National Science Foundation Director Arden L. Bement, Jr., will present the foundation's fiscal 2007 budget proposal. NSF assistant directors will be available in designated locations to discuss details of their specific programs following the director's presentation. Locations will be announced at the event.

Date: Monday, Feb. 6, 2006
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 1235
Arlington, VA 22230
Metro: Orange Line, Ballston


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Rochelle Spicer-Monroe, National Science Foundation, (703) 292-7753, email:

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