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NASA’s Astrophysics Advisory Committee will meet July 23-24, 2018 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ET each day.

The agenda is posted on the committee’s website.   The committee will hear from Eric Smith on JWST and Jeff Kruk on WFIRST on July 23 at 11:00 am ET and 2:50 pm ET respectively

The meeting will be available by WebEx/telecon by following the instructions in the Federal Register announcement, which is reproduced below. [The instructions all appear on the second page of the agenda.)

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. 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: Monday, July 23, 2018, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 
24, 2018, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20546. 
Day #1: Room 5H41; Day #2: Room 8Q40.

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 July 23 is 
990 133 746, password is APAC*0718; and the meeting number on July 24 
is 999 299 266, password is APAC*0718.
    The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:

--Astrophysics Division Update
--Updates on Specific Astrophysics Missions
--Reports from the Program Analysis Groups
--Evaluation of Astrophysics Science Performance for Government 
Performance and Results Modernization Act

    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, 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.
    It is imperative that the meeting be held on this date to 
accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.


July 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am
July 24, 2018 @ 11:00 pm