National Science Foundation Presents FY 2008 Budget Proposal on February 5
Event includes hands-on exhibitions from NSF research areas
News media are invited to attend the National Science Foundation's (NSF) fiscal year 2008 budget proposal presentation by Director Arden L. Bement, Jr., on Mon., Feb. 5, 2007.
NSF assistant directors and research office staff will be available in designated locations to discuss program details following the director's presentation.
Director Bement will be available to members of the news media after the presentation.
In addition, NSF will host research exhibits from each research area from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 5.
For more information on the exhibits, see http://www.nsf.gov/news/newsmedia/budget_exhibits/index.jsp.
Visitors to the sessions should register at the security desk, 9th & Stuart Streets entrance. Directions are posted at http://www.nsf.gov/home/visit/visitjump.htm.
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