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Novel and Exceptional Technology and Research Advisory Committee Meeting

The Novel and Exceptional Technology and Research Advisory Committee (NExTRAC) will hold a virtual meeting to discuss the draft report of the Working Group on Data Science and Emerging Technology.  In addition, the meeting will include a discussion of next steps for the Committee (Federal Register notice).

Registration is not required to view the webcast.

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NIH Videocast


NExTRAC August 29, 2023 Agenda


NIH NExTRAC August 29, 2023 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Materials

Draft Report of the NExTRAC WG on Data Science and Emerging Technology*

*Note: The NExTRAC working group’s report is a draft, pre-decisional document. The NExTRAC publicly discussed and endorsed the draft findings and recommendations with minor modifications to the report at the August 29, 2023 meeting. The final NExTRAC report was transmitted to the Acting NIH Director and can be found here.

Public Comments

Members of the public may request to make an oral public comment or may submit written public comments. To sign up to make an oral public comment, please submit your name, affiliation, and short description of the oral comment to by August 25, 2023. Once all time slots are filled, only written comments will be accepted.

Any interested person may file written comments by e-mailing by August 25, 2023. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and, when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. Other than name and contact information, please do not include any personally identifiable information or any information that you do not wish to make public. Proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should not be included in your comments. Please note that any comments NIH receives may be posted unredacted to the Office of Science Policy website.

Additional Files

Presentation – Draft Report of the Working Group on Data Science and Emerging Technology
Presentation – ENGAGE Charge to the NExTRAC

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