Notice of a Virtual Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA), 27650-27651 [2014-10985]

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 93 (Wednesday, May 14, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27650-27651]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10985]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Virtual Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on 
Apprenticeship (ACA)

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor.

ACTION: Notice of a virtual public meeting.

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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 
meeting logistics.

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 
Building

    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 
badge.
    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 oa.administrator@dol.gov, 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 
participants.
    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 huckaby.kenya@dol.gov 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 oa.administrator@dol.gov, 
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 
following topics:

 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
 Public Comment
 Adjourn


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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.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration.
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