Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board, 50749 [2010-20312]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 158 / Tuesday, August 17, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: NIST announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold an open meeting on Monday, September 13, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. DATES: The meeting will convene September 13, 2010 at 8 a.m. and will adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on September 13, 2010. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Grand Hyatt Denver, 1750 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado 80202. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting should submit name, e-mail address and phone number to Susan Hayduk (susan.hayduk@nist.gov or 301–975– 5614) no later than September 7, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Lellock, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, telephone number (301) 975–4269. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held in conjunction with the Quarterly Update Meeting for the MEP system. The MEP Advisory Board is composed of 10 members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their expertise in the area of industrial extension and their work on behalf of smaller manufacturers. MEP is a unique program consisting of centers across the United States and Puerto Rico, with partnerships at the State, Federal, and local levels. The Board works closely with MEP to provide input and advice on MEP’s programs, plans, and policies. For this meeting, discussions will focus on an overview on (1) the current manufacturing climate and policy initiatives, (2) MEP program evaluation metrics and (3) a discussion of how to support small manufacturers’ commercialization of new products and services. The agenda may change to accommodate other Board business. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately fifteen minutes will be jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Aug 16, 2010 Jkt 220001 reserved for public comments at the beginning of the meeting. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be no more than 3 to 5 minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the MEP Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899– 4800, via fax at (301) 963–6556, or electronically by e-mail to karen.lellock@nist.gov. Dated: August 10, 2010. Harry Hertz, Director, Baldrige National Quality Program. [FR Doc. 2010–20312 Filed 8–16–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will meet Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, November 10, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The primary purpose of this meeting is to receive information on NEHRP earthquake related activities and to gather information for the 2011 Annual Report of the Effectiveness of the NEHRP Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazard Reduction. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The meeting will continue on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Fishbowl Room, University of Memphis, FedEx Institute of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50749 Technology, 365 Innovation Drive, Memphis, TN 38152–3115. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jack Hayes, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8630, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8630. Dr. Hayes’ e-mail address is jack.hayes@nist.gov and his phone number is (301) 975–5640. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the requirements of Section 103 of the NEHRP Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108–360). The Committee is composed of 15 members appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues affecting the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. In addition, the Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) serves in an ex officio capacity on the Committee. The Committee assesses: • Trends and developments in the science and engineering of earthquake hazards reduction; • The effectiveness of NEHRP in performing its statutory activities (improved design and construction methods and practices; land use controls and redevelopment; prediction techniques and early-warning systems; coordinated emergency preparedness plans; and public education and involvement programs); • Any need to revise NEHRP; and • The management, coordination, implementation, and activities of NEHRP. Background information on NEHRP and the Advisory Committee is available at http://nehrp.gov/. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR) will meet Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, November 10, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Fishbowl Room, The University of Memphis, FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive, Memphis, TN 38152– 3115. The primary purpose of this meeting is to receive information on NEHRP earthquake related activities and to gather information for the 2011 E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: NIST announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership 
(MEP) Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology 
(NIST) will hold an open meeting on Monday, September 13, 2010 from 8 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DATES: The meeting will convene September 13, 2010 at 8 a.m. and will 
adjourn at 4:30 p.m. on September 13, 2010.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Grand Hyatt Denver, 1750 Welton 
Street, Denver, Colorado 80202. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting 
should submit name, e-mail address and phone number to Susan Hayduk 
(susan.hayduk@nist.gov or 301-975-5614) no later than September 7, 
2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Lellock, Manufacturing Extension 
Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau 
Drive, Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-4800, telephone number 
(301) 975-4269.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held in conjunction 
with the Quarterly Update Meeting for the MEP system. The MEP Advisory 
Board is composed of 10 members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who 
were selected for their expertise in the area of industrial extension 
and their work on behalf of smaller manufacturers. MEP is a unique 
program consisting of centers across the United States and Puerto Rico, 
with partnerships at the State, Federal, and local levels. The Board 
works closely with MEP to provide input and advice on MEP's programs, 
plans, and policies. For this meeting, discussions will focus on an 
overview on (1) the current manufacturing climate and policy 
initiatives, (2) MEP program evaluation metrics and (3) a discussion of 
how to support small manufacturers' commercialization of new products 
and services. The agenda may change to accommodate other Board 
business.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board's 
business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 
fifteen minutes will be reserved for public comments at the beginning 
of the meeting. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-
served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the 
number of requests received, but is likely to be no more than 3 to 5 
minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during 
this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, 
those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the 
agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to 
submit written statements to the MEP Advisory Board, National Institute 
of Standards and Technology, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-
4800, via fax at (301) 963-6556, or electronically by e-mail to 
karen.lellock@nist.gov.

    Dated: August 10, 2010.
Harry Hertz,
Director, Baldrige National Quality Program.
[FR Doc. 2010-20312 Filed 8-16-10; 8:45 am]
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