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Media Advisory


NSF PA/M 03-30 (NSB 03-76) - May 20, 2003

National Science Board to Meet (May 21-22)

The next meeting of the National Science Board (NSB) will be held on May 21-22, 2003, at the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. The public sessions and various NSB committees and task forces are scheduled in rooms 1235 and 1295 at NSF headquarters. The web address below lists the agenda and meeting specifics. Reporters are invited to attend all open sessions, subject to provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act.

Among the discussions expected during this session will be highlights from NSF's annual Merit Review Report and the new NSF Strategic Plan for 2003-2008. The NSB will also discuss a draft report on National Workforce Policies for Science and Engineering. If approved, the report draft will be released for public comment.

For complete details of the NSB schedule, see:

(Visitors should check in at security desk at the entrance located at 9th & Stuart Streets.)

For directions to NSF, see:

For more information contact:

Media contact:

 Bill Noxon

 (703) 292-7750

Program contact:

 Jean Pomeroy

 (703) 292-7000


The U.S. Congress established the National Science Board (NSB) in 1950 to serve both as an independent national science policy body and to oversee and guide the activities of the National Science Foundation. See:



National Science Foundation
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22230, USA
Tel: 703-292-8070
FIRS: 800-877-8339 | TDD: 703-292-5090

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