Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting, 42482-42483 [2012-17617]

Download as PDF 42482 Notices Federal Register Vol. 77, No. 139 Thursday, July 19, 2012 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION Reports and Updates on Arctic Research Programs and Projects; Meetings July 6, 2012. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Arctic Research Commission will hold its 98th meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, on August 9–10, 2012. The business sessions, open to the public, will convene at 8:30 a.m. on August 9 and 11:30 on August 10 after a scheduled executive session. 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Hoover Building, Room 3884, 14th Street between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials and related technology. Agenda Open Session 1. Opening remarks and introductions. 2. Remarks from Bureau of Industry and Security senior management. 3. Discussion on the role of the Implementation Support Unit of the Biological Weapons Convention. 4. Report on Composite Working Group and other working groups. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2012 / Notices 5. Report on regime-based activities. 6. Public comments and new business. Closed Session 7. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than August 2, 2012. A limited number of seats will be available during the public session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 16, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 § § 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: July 13, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–17617 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee (MPETAC) will meet on August 7, 2012, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jul 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials processing equipment and related technology. 42483 Dated: July 13, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–17619 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P Agenda Open Session DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 1. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42482-42483]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17617]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially 
Closed Meeting

    The Materials Technical Advisory Committee will meet on August 9, 
2012, 10:00 a.m., Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 3884, 14th Street 
between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The 
Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export 
Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the 
level of export controls applicable to materials and related 
technology.

Agenda

Open Session

    1. Opening remarks and introductions.
    2. Remarks from Bureau of Industry and Security senior management.
    3. Discussion on the role of the Implementation Support Unit of the 
Biological Weapons Convention.
    4. Report on Composite Working Group and other working groups.

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    5. Report on regime-based activities.
    6. Public comments and new business.

Closed Session

    7. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the 
provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 
Sec. Sec.  10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).
    The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 
participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the 
conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at 
Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than August 2, 2012.
    A limited number of seats will be available during the public 
session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent 
time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the 
Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or 
after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public 
presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be 
forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email.
    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of 
the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 
16, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(d)), that the portion of the 
meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control 
List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the 
provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  
Sec.  10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will 
be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at 
(202) 482-2813.

    Dated: July 13, 2012.
Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-17617 Filed 7-18-12; 8:45 am]
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