Notice of a Virtual Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA), 27650-27651 [2014-10985]
[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 93 (Wednesday, May 14, 2014)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10985]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Notice of a Virtual Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on
AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice of a virtual public meeting.
SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act
(FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2 Sec. 10), notice is hereby given to announce
an open virtual meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship
(ACA) on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, which can be accessed from the Office
of Apprenticeship's homepage: http://www.doleta.gov/oa/. The ACA is a
discretionary committee established by the Secretary of Labor, in
accordance with FACA, as amended in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and its
implementing regulations (41 CFR 101-6 and 102-3). All meetings of the
ACA are open to the public. A virtual meeting of the ACA provides a
cost savings to the government while still offering a venue that allows
for public participation and transparency, as required by FACA.
DATES: The meeting will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. Eastern
Standard Time on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, and will adjourn at
approximately 4:30 p.m. The meeting is being held virtually. Dial-in
instructions will be posted on the Office of Apprenticeship's homepage
at http://www.doleta.gov/oa, as well as any updates to the agenda and
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Official, Mr.
John V. Ladd, Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship, Employment and
Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution
Avenue NW., Room N-5311, Washington, DC 20210, Telephone: (202) 693-
2796 (this is not a toll-free number).
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to promote openness, and increase
public participation, webinar and audio conference technology will be
used throughout the meeting. Webinar and audio instructions will be
prominently posted on the Office of Apprenticeship homepage: http://www.doleta.gov/oa/. Members of the public are encouraged to attend the
meeting virtually. For members of the public wishing to attend in
person, a listening room, with limited seating, will be made available
upon request. Members of the public that have made requests to attend
in person are encouraged to arrive early to allow for security
clearance into the Francis Perkins Building.
Security and Transportation Instructions for the Frances Perkins
Meeting participants should use the visitor's entrance to access
the Frances Perkins Building, one block north of Constitution Avenue on
3rd and C Streets NW. For security purposes meeting participants must:
1. Present valid photo identification (ID) to receive a visitor
2. Know the name of the event you are attending: the meeting event
is the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship meeting.
3. Visitor badges are issued by the security officer at the Visitor
Entrance located at 3rd and C Streets NW., as described above.
4. Laptops and other electronic devices may be inspected and logged
for identification purposes.
5. Due to limited parking options, Metro rail is the easiest way to
travel to the Frances Perkins Building. For individuals wishing to take
metro rail, the closest metro stop to the building is Judiciary Square
on the Red Line.
Notice of Intent To Attend the Meeting
1. All meeting participants are being asked to submit a notice of
intent to attend by Tuesday, May 20, 2014, via email to Mr. John V.
Ladd at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line ``June 2014
Virtual ACA Meeting.''
2. Please indicate if you will be attending virtually, or in
person, to ensure adequate space is arranged to accommodate all meeting
3. If individuals have special needs and/or disabilities that will
require special accommodations, please contact Kenya Huckaby on (202)
693-3795 or via email at email@example.com no later than Tuesday,
May 20, 2014.
4. Any member of the public who wishes to file written data or
comments pertaining to the agenda may do so by sending the data or
comments to Mr. John V. Ladd via email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
subject line ``June 2014 Virtual ACA Meeting,'' or to the Office of
Apprenticeship, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department
of Labor, Room N-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC
20210. Such submissions will be included in the record for the meeting
if received by Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
5. See below regarding members of the public wishing to speak at
the ACA meeting.
Purpose of the Meeting and Topics To Be Discussed
The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss and focus on
committee updates and several recent initiatives impacting the national
Registered Apprenticeship system. The meeting agenda will include the
Updates on the American Apprenticeship Grant Initiative
Report Outs and Updates from Workgroups
Plans for Manufacturing Focused Meeting in September 2014
Status and Activity of Committee after June 2014
Other Matters of Interest to the Apprenticeship Community
The agenda and meeting logistics may be updated should priority items
come before the ACA between the time of this publication and the
scheduled date of the ACA meeting. All meeting updates will be posted
to the Office of Apprenticeship's homepage: http://www.doleta.gov/oa/.
Any member of the public who wishes to speak at the meeting should
indicate the nature of the intended presentation and the amount of time
needed by furnishing a written statement to the Designated Federal
Official, Mr. John V. Ladd, by Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The Chairperson
will announce at the beginning of the meeting the extent to which time
will permit the granting of such requests.
Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-10985 Filed 5-13-14; 8:45 am]
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