Commerce

  • Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee Meeting

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of open public meeting.


    SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.

    DATES: The meeting will be held June 26, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and June 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Port of Portland, 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218; 503-415-6000.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heidi Lovett, MAFAC Assistant Director; 301-427-8034; email: Heidi.Lovett@noaa.gov.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-07/html/2018-12197.htm

  • New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice; public meeting.


    SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management (EBFM) Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.

    DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9 a.m.

    ADDRESSES:

    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 100 Boardman Street, Boston, MA 02128; telephone: (617) 567-6789.

    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-04/html/2018-11918.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality: Request for Nominations for Public Members

    AGENCY: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS.

    ACTION: Notice of request for nominations for public members.


    SUMMARY: The Council is to advise the Secretary of HHS (Secretary) and the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on matters related to activities of the Agency to carry out its mission. AHRQ's mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.

    DATES: Nominations should be received on or before 60 days after date of publication.

    ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Jaime Zimmerman AHRQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, 06E37A, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Nominations may also be emailed to NationalAdvisoryCouncil@ahrq.hhs.gov.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Zimmerman, AHRQ, at (301) 427- 1456.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-08/html/2018-12361.htm

  • Meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group

    AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, Department of Health and Human Services.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the sixth meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (Working Group) on June 21, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The sixth meeting will be an on-line meeting held via webcast. The Working Group will focus on subcommittee findings and will review and provide input on the content of the five chapters that will be submitted into the Working Group Congressional Report.

    DATES: The on-line meeting will be held on June 21, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

    ADDRESSES: This will be an on-line meeting that is held via webcast. Members of the public may attend the meeting via webcast. Instructions for attending this virtual meeting will be posted prior to the meeting at: https://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/tickbornedisease/index.html.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Berger, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services; via email at tickbornedisease@hhs.gov or by phone at 202-795-7697.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-05/html/2018-12045.htm

  • National Cancer Institute; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the joint meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB) and NCI Board of Scientific Advisors (BSA).

    The meeting will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. The open session will be videocast and can be accessed from the NIH Videocasting and Podcasting website (http://videocast.nih.gov).

    A portion of the National Cancer Advisory Board meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

    Name of Committee: National Cancer Advisory Board; Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Population Science, Epidemiology and Disparities.

    Open: June 25, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Discussion on Population Science, Epidemiology and Disparities.

    Place: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, Room--To Be Determined, 9751 Washington Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

    Contact Person: Dr. Deborah Winn, Executive Secretary, NCAB Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Population Science, Epidemiology and Disparities, National Cancer Institute--Shady Grove, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 4E344, Bethesda, MD 20892, (240) 276-6755, winnde@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: National Cancer Advisory Board; Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Global Cancer Research.

    Open: June 25, 2018, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Discussion on Global Cancer Research.

    Place: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, Room--To Be Determined, 9751 Washington Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

    Contact Person: Dr. Edward Trimble, Executive Secretary, NCAB Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Global Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute--Shady Grove, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 3W562, Bethesda, MD 20892, (240) 276-5796, trimblet@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: National Cancer Advisory Board and NCI Board of Scientific Advisors.

    Open: June 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Joint meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board and NCI Board of Scientific Advisors, NCI Director's report and presentations, NCI Board of Scientific Advisors Concepts Review.

    Closed: June 26, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Review of NCAB grant applications.

    Place: National Cancer Institute--Shady Grove 9609, Medical Center Drive, Room TE406 & 408 Rockville, MD 20850.

    Contact Person: Paulette S. Gray, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute--Shady Grove, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W444, Bethesda, MD 20892, 240-276-6340, grayp@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: National Cancer Advisory Board and NCI Board of Scientific Advisors.

    Open: June 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Agenda: Joint meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board and NCI Board of Scientific Advisors, NCI Board of Scientific Advisors Concepts Review.

    Place: National Cancer Institute--Shady Grove 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room TE406 & 408 Rockville, MD 20850.

    Contact Person: Paulette S. Gray, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute--Shady Grove, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W444, Bethesda, MD 20892, grayp@mail.nih.gov.

    Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.

    In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NCI-Shady Grove campus. All visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver's license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit.

    Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page: NCAB: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/ncab/ncab.htm, BSA: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/bsa/bsa.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-05/html/2018-11958.htm

  • Interior

  • International Wildlife Conservation Council; Public Meeting

    AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

    ACTION: Notice of meeting.


    SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announces a public meeting of the International Wildlife Conservation Council (Council).

    DATES: Tuesday, June 19, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Time). For deadlines and directions on registering to attend, submitting written material, and giving an oral presentation, please see Public Input under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region Headquarters Building, 1875 Century Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA 30345.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doug Hobbs, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, by U.S. mail at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-- External Affairs, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803; by telephone at (703) 358-2336; or by email at doug_hobbs@fws.gov.

    https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-04/html/2018-11878.htm

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