Monday's meeting announcements: CFTC gathering technology advice

A National Science Foundation team will review the construction of a physics observatory being built in Livingston, La., on April 30 and May 1 and 2

A subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, an interagency organization, is meeting May 8 in Washington, D.C.

Advisory teams on fishing in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea will make presentations via webcast and teleconference on May 13

The Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a roundtable discussion on issues related to credit ratings on May 14 at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C.

The Interior Department's scientific committee on the Outer Continental Shelf is meeting May 14, 15 and 16 in New Orleans.

A Department of Energy board on the Paducah, Ky., region is meeting there on May 16 to discuss recommendations on environmental and waste management issues.

Also on May 16, the State Energy Advisory Board of the Energy Department is holding a teleconference.

NASA's advisory panel on unmanned aircraft is meeting May 21 at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C., to get feedback on research and technical information. 

On May 29, the Bureau of Land Management's commission of the Rio Grande area will meet in Alamosa, Colo. 

A Federal Aviation Administration group on aeronautical databases is meeting June 17 through 21 outside of St. Louis, Mo.