Public Meeting Registry

Major Unit: Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Project Unit:
Meeting Name: Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research: Data
Meeting Start: 5/16/2013Meeting End:5/17/2013
Location: National Academy of Sciences building (Auditorium)
Comment: On behalf of several sponsoring agencies, the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) of the National Research Council has organized this public comment / planning meeting. The meeting is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The topic of this meeting is directly related to the 22 February memorandum from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) entitled "Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research." Interested parties are invited to provide brief verbal or written contributions (instructions regarding these are available on the registration site) to present ideas for consideration by federal agencies as they plan for accomplishing the goals set forth in the OSTP memo.

Register for this meeting here:


For more information, Please contact:
Contact: Michael Feder
Contact Affiliation: DBASSE
Phone: (202) 334-2697


Preliminary meeting agenda:
The meeting will open with 2 or 3 short presentations from recognized experts in the fields of data and information science, but the vast majority of the time will be devoted to 3-minute presentations by members of the public. The meeting will conclude with 1 or 2 very brief statements by rapporteurs.