Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel, 21255-21256 [05-8216]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 78 / Monday, April 25, 2005 / Notices Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Search for Earth-Like Planets Strategic Roadmap Committee. DATES: Monday, May 16, 2005, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2005, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle, 1113 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Eric Smith, 202–358–2439. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public up to the seating capacity of the meeting room. Attendees will be requested to sign a register. The agenda for the meeting is as follows: • Discussion of overall roadmap strategy • Discussion of draft roadmap sections • Roadmap integration working sessions • Plans and assignments for roadmap completion It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Dated: April 19, 2005. P. Diane Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 05–8231 Filed 4–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Meetings of Humanities Panel The National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meetings. rmajette on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended), notice is hereby given that the following meetings of the Humanities Panel will be held at the Old Post Office, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Schneider, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC 20506; telephone (202) 606–8322. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the Endowment’s TDD terminal on (202) 606–8282. 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Because the proposed meetings will consider information that is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential and/or information of a personal nature the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, pursuant to authority granted me by the Chairman’s Delegation of Authority to Close Advisory Committee meetings, dated July 19, 1993, I have determined that these meetings will be closed to the public pursuant to subsections (c)(4), and (6) of section 552b of Title 5, United States Code. 1. Date: May 6, 2005. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Room: 415. Program: This meeting will review applications for Humanities Projects in Media, submitted to the Division of Public Programs at the March 22, 2005 deadline. 2. Date: May 23, 2005. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Room: 315. Program: This meeting will review applications for Faculty Humanities Workshop, submitted to the Division of Education Programs at the April 7, 2005 deadline. 3. Date: May 24, 2005. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Room: 315. Program: This meeting will review applications for Faculty Humanities Workshop, submitted to the Division of Education Programs at the April 7, 2005 deadline. 4. Date: May 27, 2005. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Room: 315. Program: This meeting will review applications for Faculty Humanities Workshop, submitted to the Division of Education Programs at the April 7, 2005 deadline. Daniel Schneider, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–8144 Filed 4–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21255 OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces two meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ‘‘Panel’’) established in accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. DATES: There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register Notice. A public meeting of the Panel will be held on May 17, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and ending no later than 5 p.m. A second public meeting of the Panel will be held on May 23, 2005, beginning at 9:15 a.m. central time and ending no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The May 17, 2005 meeting will be held at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Basement auditorium, 801 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20434. The May 23, 2005 meeting will be held in the Fritz G. Lanham Federal Bldg, 819 Taylor Street, Room 4A14H (Texas Room), Ft. Worth, TX 76102. The public is asked to pre-register one week in advance for both meetings due to security and/or seating limitations (see below for information on pre-registration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Members of the public wishing further information concerning these meetings or the Acquisition Advisory Panel itself, or to pre-register for either meeting, should contact Ms. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at: laura.auletta@gsa.gov, phone/voice mail (202) 208–7279, or mail at: General Services Administration, 1800 F. Street, NW., Room 4006, Washington, DC 20405. Members of the public wishing to reserve speaking time must contact Ms. Anne Terry, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: anne.terry@gsa.gov, by fax at (202) 501–3341, or mail at the address given above for the DFO, no later than one week prior to the meeting at which they wish to speak. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (a) Background The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and Congress pursuant to Section 1423 of E:\TEMP\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 21256 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 78 / Monday, April 25, 2005 / Notices rmajette on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. The Panel’s statutory charter is to review Federal contracting laws, regulations, and governmentwide policies, including the use of commercial practices, performancebased contracting, performance of acquisition functions across agency lines of responsibility, and governmentwide contracts. Interested parties are invited to attend the meetings. Opportunity for public comments will be provided at both meetings. Additional time for oral public comments is expected at future public meetings to be announced in the Federal Register. May 17, 2005 Meeting—The working groups, established at the February 28, 2005 public meeting of the AAP (see http://www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will report any significant updates during this meeting, which may include any follow-up recommendations for additional working groups or other issues to be examined. The Panel also expects to hear from additional invited speakers from the public and private sectors who will address issues related to the Panel’s statutory charter. In addition to working group reports and invited speakers, the Panel is also welcoming oral public comments at this meeting and has reserved an estimated two hours for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during either meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION above). May 23, 2005 Meeting—The Panel plans to hear invited speakers, including those from the private sector, at this meeting. The Panel also welcomes oral public comments at this meeting and is reserving an estimated three hours for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during either meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above). (b) Availability of Materials for the Meetings Please see the Acquisition Advisory Panel Web site for any available materials, including draft agendas, for these meetings (http://www.acqnet.gov/ aap). Questions/issues of particular interest to the Panel will also be made available to the public on this Web site. The Panel asks that the public address any of these questions/issues when presenting either oral public comments or written statements to the Panel. The public may also obtain copies of Initial Working Group Reports presented at the VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:51 Oct 19, 2009 Jkt 220001 March 30, 2005 public meeting at the Panel’s Web site under ‘‘Meeting Materials’’ at http://www.acqnet.gov/ aap for additional information on the Panel’s areas of interest. (c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments It is the policy of the Acquisition Advisory Panel to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. To facilitate Panel discussions at its meetings, the Panel may not accept oral comments at all meetings. The Panel Staff expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings will be focused on the Panel’s statutory charter and working group topics, and not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements, and that comments will be relevant to the issues under discussion. Oral Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a ‘‘firstcome/first-served’’ basis. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes for the May 17th meeting and 15 minutes for the May 23rd meeting. Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be approximate. Interested parties must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing (via mail, e-mail, or fax identified above for Ms. Terry) at least one week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the public speaker list for the meeting. Oral requests for speaking time will not be taken. Speakers are requested to bring extra copies of their comments and presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the presentation to Ms. Terry one week in advance of the meeting. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied to the DFO at the address/ contact information given in the FR Notice in one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files, in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please note: Since the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 inspection, up to and including being posted on the Panel’s Web site. (d) Meeting Accommodations Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact Ms. Auletta at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. 05–8216 Filed 4–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549. Extension: Regulation S–X, SEC File No. 270–3, OMB Control No. 3235–0009. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 78 (Monday, April 25, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21255-21256]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-8216]


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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel

AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the 
President.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces two meetings of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ``Panel'') established in 
accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003.

DATES: There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register 
Notice. A public meeting of the Panel will be held on May 17, 2005, 
beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and ending no later than 5 p.m. A 
second public meeting of the Panel will be held on May 23, 2005, 
beginning at 9:15 a.m. central time and ending no later than 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The May 17, 2005 meeting will be held at the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Basement auditorium, 801 17th Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20434. The May 23, 2005 meeting will be held in the 
Fritz G. Lanham Federal Bldg, 819 Taylor Street, Room 4A14H (Texas 
Room), Ft. Worth, TX 76102. The public is asked to pre-register one 
week in advance for both meetings due to security and/or seating 
limitations (see below for information on pre-registration).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Members of the public wishing further 
information concerning these meetings or the Acquisition Advisory Panel 
itself, or to pre-register for either meeting, should contact Ms. Laura 
Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at: laura.auletta@gsa.gov, 
phone/voice mail (202) 208-7279, or mail at: General Services 
Administration, 1800 F. Street, NW., Room 4006, Washington, DC 20405. 
Members of the public wishing to reserve speaking time must contact Ms. 
Anne Terry, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: anne.terry@gsa.gov, by 
fax at (202) 501-3341, or mail at the address given above for the DFO, 
no later than one week prior to the meeting at which they wish to 
speak.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

(a) Background

    The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent advice and 
recommendations to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and 
Congress pursuant to Section 1423 of

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the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. The Panel's statutory 
charter is to review Federal contracting laws, regulations, and 
governmentwide policies, including the use of commercial practices, 
performance-based contracting, performance of acquisition functions 
across agency lines of responsibility, and governmentwide contracts. 
Interested parties are invited to attend the meetings. Opportunity for 
public comments will be provided at both meetings. Additional time for 
oral public comments is expected at future public meetings to be 
announced in the Federal Register.
    May 17, 2005 Meeting--The working groups, established at the 
February 28, 2005 public meeting of the AAP (see http://www.acqnet.gov/
aap for a list of working groups), will report any significant updates 
during this meeting, which may include any follow-up recommendations 
for additional working groups or other issues to be examined. The Panel 
also expects to hear from additional invited speakers from the public 
and private sectors who will address issues related to the Panel's 
statutory charter. In addition to working group reports and invited 
speakers, the Panel is also welcoming oral public comments at this 
meeting and has reserved an estimated two hours for this purpose. 
Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during either 
meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to 
reserve time (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION above).
    May 23, 2005 Meeting--The Panel plans to hear invited speakers, 
including those from the private sector, at this meeting. The Panel 
also welcomes oral public comments at this meeting and is reserving an 
estimated three hours for this purpose. Members of the public wishing 
to address the Panel during either meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, 
in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact 
information above).

(b) Availability of Materials for the Meetings

    Please see the Acquisition Advisory Panel Web site for any 
available materials, including draft agendas, for these meetings 
(http://www.acqnet.gov/aap). Questions/issues of particular interest to 
the Panel will also be made available to the public on this Web site. 
The Panel asks that the public address any of these questions/issues 
when presenting either oral public comments or written statements to 
the Panel. The public may also obtain copies of Initial Working Group 
Reports presented at the March 30, 2005 public meeting at the Panel's 
Web site under ``Meeting Materials'' at http://www.acqnet.gov/aap for 
additional information on the Panel's areas of interest.

(c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments

    It is the policy of the Acquisition Advisory Panel to accept 
written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public 
comments whenever possible. To facilitate Panel discussions at its 
meetings, the Panel may not accept oral comments at all meetings. The 
Panel Staff expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings 
will be focused on the Panel's statutory charter and working group 
topics, and not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written 
statements, and that comments will be relevant to the issues under 
discussion.
    Oral Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a 
``first-come/first-served'' basis. To accommodate as many speakers as 
possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes for 
the May 17th meeting and 15 minutes for the May 23rd meeting. Because 
Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be approximate. 
Interested parties must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing (via mail, 
e-mail, or fax identified above for Ms. Terry) at least one week prior 
to the meeting in order to be placed on the public speaker list for the 
meeting. Oral requests for speaking time will not be taken. Speakers 
are requested to bring extra copies of their comments and presentation 
slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing 
to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the presentation to Ms. 
Terry one week in advance of the meeting.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the 
date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should 
be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting 
date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their 
consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied 
to the DFO at the address/contact information given in the FR Notice in 
one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich 
Text files, in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please note: Since 
the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as 
public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up 
to and including being posted on the Panel's Web site.

(d) Meeting Accommodations

    Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public 
meetings listed above should contact Ms. Auletta at least five business 
days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Laura Auletta,
Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory 
Panel.
[FR Doc. 05-8216 Filed 4-22-05; 8:45 am]
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