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UPDATE, MARCH 12:  This meeting now will be held virtually, not in-person, because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The start time now will be 11:00 am ET to accommodate those on the West Coast.  A revised agenda is posted on the committee’s website.  Dial-in instructions appear at the bottom.  (A revised notice was published in the March 18 Federal Register.)

ORIGINAL ENTRY: The NASA Advisory Council’s Technology, Innovation and Engineering (TI&E) Committee will meet at NASA HQ in Washington, DC on March 19, 2020 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm ET.

A DRAFT agenda is posted on the committee’s website. As of March 10, the meeting is still scheduled to take place at NASA HQ, but some NASA advisory committee meetings are changing at the last minute to virtual meetings instead because of the coronavirus outbreak.  Check the committee’s website for up to date information.

The meeting will be available remotely by following the instructions in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 
announces a meeting of the Technology, Innovation and Engineering 
Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to 
the NAC.

DATES: Thursday, March 19, 2020, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 6H41, 300 E Street SW, Washington, 
DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mike Green, Designated Federal 
Officer, Space Technology Mission Directorate,

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NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-4710, or 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the seating capacity of the room. This meeting will also be available 
telephonically and by WebEx. You must use a touch-tone phone to 
participate in this meeting. Any interested person may dial the toll-
free access number 1-844-467-6272 and enter the numeric participant 
passcode 102421 followed by the # sign. The WebEx link 
is https://nasaenterprise.webex.com, the meeting number is 903 769 393, and the 
password is n@cTIE031920. Note: If dialing in, please ``mute'' your 
telephone. The agenda for the meeting includes; the following topics:

--Space Technology Mission Directorate Update
--FY 2021 Budget Proposal and Update
--Space Technology on International Space Station Update
--Lunar Surface Innovation Initiative Update
--Office of the Chief Technologist Update
--Flight Opportunities and Small Spacecraft Technology Program Updates
--Office of the Chief Engineer Update
--Overview of Processes To Evaluate Technology Implementation
--TechPort Demonstration

    Attendees will be required to sign a register and to comply with 
NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid 
picture ID before receiving access to NASA Headquarters. Foreign 
nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of 
their passport and visa in addition to providing the following 
information no less than 10 business days prior to the meeting: Full 
name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa information 
(number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, 
expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of 
institution, address, country, telephone); title/position of attendee; 
and home address to Ms. Anyah Dembling via email at 
anyah.dembling@nasa.gov or by telephone at (202) 358-5195. U.S. 
citizens and Permanent Residents (green card holders) are requested to 
submit their name and affiliation no less than three working days prior 
to the meeting to Ms. Anyah Dembling.
    Note: As a precaution, individuals returning from China will not be 
allowed into NASA Headquarters until the 14 days of observation and 
self-care period has expired, and they are determined not to be 
infectious. Attendees to the Technology, Innovation and Engineering 
Committee meeting who are returning from China should only participate 
virtually through the provided dial-in audio and WebEx, until the 14 
days of observation and self-care period has expired.
    It is imperative that this meeting be held on this day to 
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.


March 19, 2020
11:00 am - 11:00 pm