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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 50 / Wednesday, March 15, 2006 / Notices confidential version and a nonconfidential summary. ACTION: James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc.06–2558 Filed 3–13–06; 1:02 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DS DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice of closed meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The CNO Executive Panel will report on the findings and recommendations of the Shipbuilding Subcommittee to the Chief of Naval Operations. The meeting will consist of discussions of shipbuilding industry, force structure, capabilities, and requirements. The meeting will be held on March 31, 2006, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Pentagon room 4E540. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LCDR Chris Stopyra, CNO Executive Panel, 4825 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311, 703–681–4909. 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AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming open meeting of A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education, (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13361 Thursday, April 6, 2006 and Friday, April 7, 2006. Time: April 6, 2006: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; April 7, 2006: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Commission will meet in Indianapolis, IN, at the Hilton Indianapolis, 120 West Market Street, Indianapolis, IN. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Oldham, Executive Director, A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202– 3510; telephone: (202) 205–8741. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is established by the Secretary of Education to begin a national dialogue about the future of higher education in this country. The purpose of this Commission is to consider how best to improve our system of higher education to ensure that our graduates are well prepared to meet our future workforce needs and are able to participate fully in the changing economy. The Commission shall consider Federal, State, local and institutional roles in higher education and analyze whether the current goals of higher education are appropriate and achievable. The Commission will also focus on the increasing tuition costs and the perception of many families, particularly low-income families, that higher education is inaccessible. The agenda for this meeting will include panel presentations discussing accreditation, accountability, articulation and affordability. A written report to the Secretary is due by August 2006. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Carrie Marsh at (202) 205–8741 no later than March 27, 2006. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in advance because of limited space issues. Please contact Carrie Marsh at (202) 205–8741 or by e-mail at Carrie.Marsh@ed.gov. Opportunities for public comment are available through the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ed.gov/about/ bdscomm/list/hiedfuture/index.html. 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The agenda of the joint SEQ/SOM meeting is under the control of the SEQ and the SOM. It is expected that the SEQ and the SOM will adopt the following agenda: 1. Update on the Refinery Sector. 2. Emerging Russian Hydrocarbon Policy and Implications for Oil and Gas. 3. Short-term Gas Market Update. 4. Current Oil Market Situation. 5. Tanker Market Workshop. I. Introduction to Tanker Market —Tanker Types, Fuel Uses. —Regional Preferences. —Loading and Transportation Restrictions. —Pricing of Freight Rates. —Determinants of Supply Demand. II. Current Tanker Market Situation —Tanker Market Update. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:27 Mar 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 —Factors Behind the Current Tanker Market Including Related Oil Market Trends. —Lessons Learned from the September Hurricanes. III. 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Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed in accordance with the provisions of section 154.210 of the Commission’s regulations (18 CFR 154.210). Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 14 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. This filing is accessible on-line at http://www.ferc.gov, using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link and is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Room in Washington, DC. There is an ‘‘eSubscription’’ link on the Web site that enables subscribers to receive e-mail notification when a document is added to a subscribed docket(s). For assistance with any FERC Online service, please e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, or call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Magalie R. Salas, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–3666 Filed 3–14–06; 8:45 am] [Docket No. RP06–243–000] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Colorado Interstate Gas Company; Notice of Proposed Changes in FERC Gas Tariff DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY March 8, 2006. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 50 (Wednesday, March 15, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13361-13362]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-2459]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on 
the Future of Higher Education

AGENCY: A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on 
the Future of Higher Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of A National Dialogue: The Secretary of 
Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education, (Commission). 
The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of 
this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity 
to attend.

DATES: Thursday, April 6, 2006 and Friday, April 7, 2006.
    Time: April 6, 2006: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; April 7, 2006: 8:30 a.m. to 
1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Commission will meet in Indianapolis, IN, at the Hilton 
Indianapolis, 120 West Market Street, Indianapolis, IN.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Oldham, Executive Director, A 
National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education's Commission on the 
Future of Higher Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20202-3510; telephone: (202) 205-8741.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is established by the 
Secretary of Education to begin a national dialogue about the future of 
higher education in this country. The purpose of this Commission is to 
consider how best to improve our system of higher education to ensure 
that our graduates are well prepared to meet our future workforce needs 
and are able to participate fully in the changing economy. The 
Commission shall consider Federal, State, local and institutional roles 
in higher education and analyze whether the current goals of higher 
education are appropriate and achievable. The Commission will also 
focus on the increasing tuition costs and the perception of many 
families, particularly low-income families, that higher education is 
inaccessible.
    The agenda for this meeting will include panel presentations 
discussing accreditation, accountability, articulation and 
affordability. A written report to the Secretary is due by August 2006.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Carrie Marsh 
at (202) 205-8741 no later than March 27, 2006. We will attempt to meet 
requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their 
availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with 
disabilities.
    Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in 
advance because of limited space issues. Please contact Carrie Marsh at 
(202) 205-8741 or by e-mail at Carrie.Marsh@ed.gov.
    Opportunities for public comment are available through the 
Commission's Web site at http://www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/
hiedfuture/index.html. Records are kept of all Commission proceedings 
and are available for public inspection at the staff office for the 
Commission from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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    Dated: March 9, 2006.
Margaret Spellings,
Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 06-2459 Filed 3-14-06; 8:45 am]
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