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This database is part of an ongoing effort to increase public involvement in the information-gathering phases of our studies, workshops, and a variety of other activities.

It contains information about open meetings of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council on projects that are subject to the requirements of Section 15 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.  Other upcoming meetings at the National Academies that are open to the public may be viewed under the Events section (

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Meetings Information

Schedule of Public Meetings: Feb 20, 2017 - Apr 20, 2017

1 - 23 of 23 Result(s)  
Tuesday - February 21, 2017
    ENDS Committee Workshop and Meeting 2
    Microbiomes of the Built Environment: From Research to Application
Wednesday - February 22, 2017
    Defending Forward-Deployed U.S. Navy Platforms from Potential Enemy Missile and Rocket Attacks
Thursday - February 23, 2017
    Future Interstate Highway System Study
Wednesday - March 1, 2017
    Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal-Mine Dust 2nd Meeting
Thursday - March 2, 2017
    Review of the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides–11th Biennial Update meeting 1
Tuesday - March 7, 2017
    Surface Coal Mining/Human Health Meeting 1
Monday - March 13, 2017
    Meeting 4
Wednesday - March 15, 2017
    Aviation Safety Assurance Committee: Second Meeting
    SBS/Wx Writing Meeting
Thursday - March 23, 2017
    Advancing Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Dynamics
    Reshaping Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century
Monday - March 27, 2017
    Future Interstate Highway System Study
    Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse
Tuesday - March 28, 2017
    Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States: Improving Measurement, Monitoring, Reporting, and Development of Inventories
Wednesday - March 29, 2017
    Space Radiation Effects Testing Infrastructure for the U.S. Space Program
Thursday - March 30, 2017
    Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology - Meeting 2
    Evaluation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services
Thursday - April 6, 2017
    Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program
Thursday - April 13, 2017
    Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal-Mine Dust 3rd Meeting
Tuesday - April 18, 2017
    Meeting 3
Thursday - April 20, 2017
    Advice to the US Global Change Research Program
    Reducing the Threat of Improvised Explosive Device Attacks by Restricting Access to Chemical Explosive Precursors