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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: Aug 23, 2017 - Oct 23, 2017

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Wednesday - August 23, 2017
    Meeting 1
    Strategies for Identifying and Addressing Biodefense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology
Thursday - August 24, 2017
    Study on Propane Gas Pipeline Facilities
    Webinar on Citrus Greening Diagnostics and Detection
Friday - August 25, 2017
    A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
Monday - August 28, 2017
    A Midterm Assessment of Implementation of the Decadal Survey on Life and Physical Sciences Research at NASA
    Connector Reliability for Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Operations
    Review of Progress Toward Implementing the Decadal Survey Vision and Voyages for Planetary Sciences
Tuesday - August 29, 2017
    A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
    Educator Capacity Building In PreK-12 Engineering Education
Thursday - August 31, 2017
    Space Radiation Effects Testing Infrastructure for the U.S. Space Program
Tuesday - September 5, 2017
    Future Directions for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Energy Resources Program
Wednesday - September 6, 2017
    Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering and Science for the Twenty-first Century
    Return of Individual-Specific Research Results Generated in Research Laboratories: Public Workshop
Thursday - September 7, 2017
    Review of the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides–Eleventh Biennial Update
Monday - September 11, 2017
    Improving Data Collection and Reporting about Agriculture with Increasingly Complex Farm Business Structures
    U.S.-Based Electron Ion Collider Science Assessment
Tuesday - September 12, 2017
    Future Interstate Highway System Study - Meeting 5
Wednesday - September 13, 2017
    Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities
Thursday - September 14, 2017
    Next Generation Researchers Initiative
    Reshaping Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century
Monday - September 18, 2017
    Evidentiary Protection for Public Transportation Safety Program Information
    Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation: Water Science and Research at the U.S. Geological Survey
    Long-term Coastal Zone Dynamics: Interactions and Feedbacks between Natural and Human Processes along the U.S. Gulf Coast
    Meeting 4