Commerce

  • Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meeting

    AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting.


    SUMMARY: The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and Friday, August 25, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET. During this time, members will hear from Federal innovation and entrepreneurship policymakers and program executives and discuss potential policies that would foster innovation, increase the rate of technology commercialization, and catalyze the creation of jobs in the United States. Topics to be covered include innovative manufacturing, rural growth through innovation and entrepreneurship, apprenticeships in entrepreneurship and high-growth technology sectors, and alignment of federal innovation and entrepreneurship policies and programs.

    DATES:

    Thursday, August 24, 2017 Time: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. ET Friday, August 25, 2017 Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET

    ADDRESSES: Herbert Clark Hoover Building (HCHB), 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230, Room 72015. The entrance to HCHB is located on the west side of 14th St. NW. between D St. NW. and Constitution Ave. NW., and a valid government-issued ID is required to enter the building. Please note that pre-clearance is required in order to both attend the meeting in person and make a statement during the public comment portion of the meeting. Please limit comments to five minutes or less and submit a brief statement summarizing your comments to Craig Buerstatte (see contact information below) no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, August 18, 2017.

    Teleconference

    Teleconference and/or web conference connection information will be published prior to the meeting along with the agenda on the NACIE Web site at https://www.eda.gov/oie/nacie/.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Craig Buerstatte, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room 78018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; email: nacie@doc.gov; telephone: +1 202 482 8001; fax: +1 202 273 4781. Please reference "NACIE August 2017 Meeting" in the subject line of your correspondence.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-09/html/2017-16725.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • Announcement of Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030

    AGENCY: Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the next meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The Committee is working to accomplish its mission to provide independent advice based on current scientific evidence for use by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or a designated representative in the development of Healthy People 2030.

    DATES: The Committee will meet on September 6, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), and September 7, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the 20 F Street NW. Conference Center, located at 20th F Street NW., Washington, DC 20001. To register to attend the meeting or deliver oral public testimony, please visit the Healthy People Web site at https://www.healthypeople.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Emmeline Ochiai, Designated Federal Officer, Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Rm. LL-100, Rockville, MD 20852, (240) 453-8280 (telephone), (240) 453-8281 (fax). Additional information is available on the Healthy People Web site at https://www.healthypeople.gov.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-07/html/2017-16608.htm

  • Interior

  • Agency Notice of Webinar; Announcement of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Geospatial Program (NGP) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) FY17 Informational Training Webinars in Preparation for the Upcoming Release of the USGS Broad Agency Announcement (B

    AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing program sponsored informational training webinars to provide scripted training to prospective applicants. This 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) training has been developed to encourage applications from federal agencies, states, tribes and communities across the nation to support the acquisition of high-quality topographic data and a wide range of other three- dimensional representations of the Nation's natural and constructed features.

    DATES: The USGS BAA for 3DEP FY17 Informational Training Webinars will be held on August 10, 2017, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET, and August 17, 2017, 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET.

    ADDRESSES: Informational training webinar information is available at https://nationalmap.gov/3DEP/FY18BAA.html.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about this webinar contact Diane Eldridge by email at gs_baa@usgs.gov, or by telephone at (703) 648-4521.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-07/html/2017-16541.htm

  • Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee; Postponement of Meeting

    AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The July 2017 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee meeting has been postponed.

    DATES: The meeting via teleconference scheduled for July 11, 2017, will be rescheduled at a later date. We will publish a future notice with new meeting date and location.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie O'Brien, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee, National NAGPRA Program (2253), National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW., Room 7360, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 354-2201 or via email nagpra_dfo@nps.gov.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-08/html/2017-16643.htm

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Applied Sciences Advisory Committee; Meeting

    AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

    ACTION: Notice of meeting.


    SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Applied Sciences Advisory Committee (ASAC). This Committee functions in an advisory capacity to the Director, Earth Science Division, in the NASA Science Mission Directorate. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the applied sciences community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.

    DATES: Monday, September 11, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

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

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-10/html/2017-16884.htm

  • National Science Foundation

  • Sunshine Act Meetings; National Science Board

    The National Science Board (NSB), pursuant to National Science Foundation (NSF) regulations (45 CFR part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended, (42 U.S.C. 1862n-5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice of the scheduling of meetings for the transaction of NSB business as follows:

    Times and Dates: August 15, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and August 16, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.

    Place: These meetings will be held at the NSF headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. Meetings are held in Room 1235. All visitors must contact the Board Office (call 703-292-7000 or send an email to nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov) at least 24 hours prior to the meeting and provide your name and organizational affiliation. Visitors must report to the NSF visitor's desk in the lobby of the 9th and N. Stuart Street entrance to receive a visitor's badge. Due to recent security changes, visitors should allot some extra time for the entrance process.

    Status: Some of these meetings will be open to the public. Others will be closed to the public. See full description below.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-10/html/2017-17031.htm

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