NSF PA/M 04-23 (NSB 04-132) - July 29, 2004
National Science Board to Meet (Aug. 4-5)
Media are invited to attend open sessions of the National Science Board (NSB) meeting Aug. 4-5, 2004, at the National Science Foundation's (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. This is one of the NSB's regular meetings related to the activities of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and national science and engineering policy issues of interest.
Public sessions for NSB committees and task forces are scheduled in rooms 1235 and 1295. Visitors to the sessions should check in at the security desk, 9th & Stuart Streets entrance. For directions, see: http://www.nsf.gov/home/visit/visitjump.htm)
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