87-FR-39567

Request for Information on the Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan Update

(July 1, 2022)

The NITRD NCO and NSF, as part of the NITRD Big Data interagency working group (BD IWG), request input from all interested parties as the IWG prepares updates to the Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan. Through this RFI, the NITRD NCO seeks input from the public, including academia, government, business, and industry groups of all sizes; those directly performing Big Data research and development (R&D); and those directly affected by such R&D, on ways in which the strategic plan should be revised and improved. The public input provided in response to this RFI will assist the NITRD BD IWG in updating the Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan.

87-FR-35250

Request for Information on Advancing Privacy-Enhancing Technologies

(June 9, 2022)

The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) – on behalf of the Fast Track Action Committee on Advancing Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing and Analytics of the Subcommittee on Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) of the National Science and Technology Council, the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office, and the NITRD National Coordination Office – requests public comments to help inform development of a national strategy on privacy-preserving data sharing and analytics, along with associated policy initiatives.

87-FR-15274

Request for Information on Federal Priorities for Information Integrity Research and Development

(March 17, 2022)

The NITRD NCO and the NSF, as part of an interagency working group on information integrity, request input from interested parties on a range of questions pertaining to Federal priorities for research and development efforts to address misinformation and disinformation. The purpose of this RFI is to understand ways in which the Federal Government might enable research and development activities to advance the trustworthiness of information, mitigate the effects of information manipulation, and foster an environment of trust and resilience in which individuals can be discerning consumers of information.

87-FR-5876

Request for Information to the Update of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan

(February 2, 2022)

The Office of Science and Technology Policy, on behalf of the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence (Select Committee), the NSTC Machine Learning and AI Subcommittee (MLAI-SC), the National AI Initiative Office (NAIIO), and the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) National Coordination Office (NCO), requests input from all interested parties on updating the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan. Through this Request for Information (RFI), OSTP, the Select Committee, NAIIO, and NITRD NCO seek input from the public, including academic, State, and industry groups; those directly performing Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D); and those directly affected by such R&D, on the ways in which the strategic plan should be revised and improved. The public input provided in response to this RFI will assist OSTP, the Select Committee, MLAI-SC, NAIIO, and NITRD NCO in updating the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan.

87-FR-3497

Incentives, Infrastructure, and Research and Development Needs To Support a Strong Domestic Semiconductor Industry

(January 24, 2022)

The Department of Commerce (Department), with the assistance of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is seeking information in order to inform the planning and design of potential programs to: Incentivize investment in semiconductor manufacturing facilities and associated ecosystems; provide for shared infrastructure to accelerate semiconductor research, development, and prototyping; and support research related to advanced packaging and advanced metrology to ensure a robust domestic semiconductor industry. Responses to this Request for Information (RFI) will inform the planning of the Department of Commerce for the potential implementation of these programs.

86-FR-19032

Notice of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program’s Advanced Wireless Test Platform (AWTP) Team and the Federal Mobility Group (FMG) Virtual Joint 5G Workshop

(April 12, 2021)

The NITRD Advanced Wireless Test Platform (AWTP) Team and Federal Mobility Group (FMG) Joint 5G Workshop will consist of two half-day sessions with a focus on advancing the FMG work product – Framework to Conduct 5G Testing – by exploring its applicability to specific 5G inspired use cases.

85-FR-83627

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES FOR A NATIONAL STRATEGIC COMPUTING RESERVE (NSCR)

(December 22, 2020)

OSTP and the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Subcommittees on the Future Advanced Computing Ecosystem (FACE) and Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) request input from interested parties on the goals, value, and necessary approaches for establishing a National Strategic Computing Reserve (NSCR).

85-FR-9811

NOTICE OF OPEN TO THE PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE NETWORKING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (NITRD) PROGRAM

(February 20, 2020)

The NITRD Program holds meetings that are open to the public to attend. The Joint Engineering Team (JET) and Middleware And Grid Interagency Coordination (MAGIC) Team provide an opportunity for the public to engage and participate in information sharing with Federal agencies. The JET and MAGIC Team report to the NITRD Large Scale Networking (LSN) Interagency Working Group (IWG).