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NASA ASTROPHYSICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, Apr 11-12, 2018, NASA HQ, Washington, DC (WebEx/telecon)

NASA’s Astrophysics Advisory Committee will meet April 11-12, 2018 at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC.  The meeting on April 11 is 9:00 am – 5:00 pm ET and on April 12 is 8:30 am – 5:00 pm ET (as stated in the Federal Register).

The agenda is posted on the committee’s website.  WebEx/telecon dial-in instructions are at the bottom of the agenda.  The agenda says the meeting on April 11 begins at 9:40 am ET rather than 9:00 am ET and on April 12 at 8:50 am ET rather than 8:30 am ET as posted in the Federal Register notice.


The meeting will be available remotely by telecon and WebEx 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 Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC). This 
Committee reports to the Director, Astrophysics Division, Science 
Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters. The meeting will be held for 
the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other 
persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program 

DATES: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Thursday, 
April 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room MIC 3H42, 300 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20546.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. KarShelia Henderson, Science 
Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 
358-2355, fax (202) 358-2779, or khenderson@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to 
the capacity of the room. The meeting will be available telephonically 
and by WebEx. You must use a touch-tone phone to participate in this 
meeting. Any interested person may dial the USA toll free conference 
call number 1-800-475-0361 or toll number 1-312-470-7233, passcode 
4604167, to participate in this meeting by telephone on both days. The 
WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting number on April 11 
is 999 423 343, password is APAC@0418; and the meeting number on April 
12 is 990 476 056, password is APAC@0418.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Astrophysics Division Update
--Updates on Specific Astrophysics Missions
--Reports from the Program Analysis Groups
--Reports from Specific Research and Analysis Programs
--Discussion of NASA's FY 2019 Budget Request

    The agenda will be posted on the Astrophysics Advisory committee 
web page: https://science.nasa.gov/researchers/nac/science-advisory-committees/apac.
    Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with 
NASA Headquarters security requirements, including the presentation of 
a valid picture ID to Security before 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 days prior to the meeting: Full name; 
gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; passport information (number, 
country, telephone); visa information (number, type, expiration date); 
employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, 
country, telephone); title/position of attendee. To expedite 
admittance, attendees with U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents (green 
card holders) are requested to provide full name and citizenship status 
no less than 3 working days in advance by contacting Ms. KarShelia 
Henderson via email at khenderson@nasa.gov or by fax at (202) 358-2779.


April 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
April 12, 2018 @ 11:00 pm