Seventh Annual U.S. Industry Program at the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference, 30547-30549 [2014-12173]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 28, 2014 / Notices Amended Final Results during which the respondent was reviewed.7 Because there is now a final court decision, we are amending the Final 30547 Results with respect to TMI’s margin for the period May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. The revised weighted-average dumping margin is as follows: Exporter Percent margin Tianjin Magnesium International Co., Ltd. ............................................................................................................................................... 111.73 Event Description The United States Department of Commerce’s (DOC) International Trade Administration (ITA), with participation from the U.S. Departments of Energy and State, is organizing the 7th Annual U.S. Industry Program at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, to be held September 21–24, 2014, in Vienna, Austria. The IAEA General Conference is the premier global meeting of civil nuclear policymakers and typically attracts senior officials and industry representatives from all 162 Member States. The U.S. Industry Program is part of the Department of Commerce-led Civil Nuclear Trade Initiative (CNTI), www.trade.gov/mas/ian/nuclear/ index.asp), a U.S. Government effort to help U.S. civil nuclear companies identify and capitalize on commercial civil nuclear opportunities around the world. The purpose of the program is to help the U.S. nuclear industry promote its services and technologies to an international audience, including senior energy policymakers from current and emerging markets as well as IAEA staff. Representatives of U.S. companies from across the U.S. civil nuclear supply chain are eligible to participate. In addition, organizations providing related services to the industry, such as universities, research institutions, and U.S. trade associations in the civil nuclear industry, are eligible for participation. The mission will help U.S. participants gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and identify or advance specific projects with the goal of increasing U.S. civil nuclear exports to a wide variety of countries interested in nuclear energy. The schedule will include: (1) Meetings with foreign delegations; (2) briefings from senior U.S. Government officials and IAEA staff on important civil nuclear topics including regulatory, technology and standards issues; liability, export controls, financing, infrastructure development, and R&D cooperation; and (3) networking events. Past U.S. Industry Programs have included participation by the U.S. Secretary of Energy, the Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and other senior U.S. Government officials from the Departments of Commerce, Energy, State, the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the National Security Council. There are significant opportunities for U.S. businesses in the global civil nuclear energy market. With 173 nuclear plant projects planned in 26 countries, this translates to a market demand for equipment and services totaling $500–740 billion over the next ten years. This mission contributes to the President’s National Export Initiative (NEI, www.trade.gov/nei) and DOC’s CNTI, by assisting U.S. businesses in entering or expanding in international markets and enhancing opportunities for U.S. exports. 7 See Pure Magnesium from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Dated: May 16, 2014. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–12386 Filed 5–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Seventh Annual U.S. Industry Program at the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Event Setting The IAEA General Conference is the premier global meeting of civil nuclear policymakers, and typically attracts over 1,200 senior officials and industry representatives from all 162 IAEA Member States. As such, it is an opportunity to highlight the breadth and depth of the U.S. civil nuclear sector to foreign energy policymakers and potential customers. The U.S. Industry Program will provide opportunities for U.S. industry representatives to meet with U.S. Government and IAEA officials and to discuss key issues of interest for civil nuclear exporters. The program also will feature exclusive briefings from foreign government representatives, providing opportunities for participants to develop contacts in potential export markets. Past U.S. Industry Programs have included participation from U.S. companies and organizations from across the U.S. civil nuclear supply chain, including large reactor and small modular reactor (SMR) designers; component manufacturers; engineering, procurement, and construction firms; civil nuclear program management providers; advisory services firms; fuel cycle service providers (including uranium enrichment); National Laboratories; and industry trade associations and professional organizations. Administrative Review; 2011–2012, 79 FR 94 (January 2, 2014). In the event the CAFC’s ruling is not appealed, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on entries of the subject merchandise exported by TMI during the POR using the revised assessment rate calculated by the Department in the Remand Redetermination. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516A(e)(1), 751(a)(1), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 May 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Event Goals The purpose of the U.S. Industry Program is to highlight the benefits of U.S. civil nuclear technology to foreign decision makers in key export markets and to enable representatives from the U.S. public and private sector to discuss U.S. industry’s role in the safe and secure expansion of civil nuclear power worldwide. U.S. participants also will have the opportunity to network and build relationships in the global civil nuclear sector, interact with foreign government and industry officials, and learn more about current and future project opportunities. Foreign government participants will hear about the expertise that the U.S. industry has E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 30548 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 28, 2014 / Notices amassed in this sector and may (?) learn how to better partner with U.S. industry on future nuclear power projects, thus potentially leading to increased U.S. exports. Participants also will be able to schedule one-on-one meetings with visiting ITA staff from key markets to learn about export opportunities and how to identify potential buyers, agents and distributors in those markets. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Event Scenario Prior to the start of the IAEA General Conference, on Sunday, September 21, trade mission participants can attend a welcome reception hosted by ITA officials. Monday, September 22, will begin with a Policymaker’s Roundtable and an interagency U.S. Government briefing featuring discussion sessions and remarks by senior officials from the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Energy and State, the NRC, and the National Security Council. Participants will receive invitations to the IAEA Director General’s Reception and the U.S. Mission to the IAEA Reception, offering further opportunities for networking. Tuesday, September 23, will feature panel discussions with U.S. Government officials, industry representatives, and other experts that will focus on relevant nuclear issues. A special reception for Industry Program participants and invited foreign government officials will be held that evening. In addition, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, meetings with foreign delegation officials from some of the top markets for U.S. civil nuclear exports will be scheduled. Approximately ten such meetings will be planned throughout the duration of the event. Participants will have access to the catered America lounge which includes meeting space. In addition, the U.S. Government will support an exhibit within the IAEA General Conference venue to showcase U.S. nuclear energy policies, programs, technology and services wherein participating organizations will have the option to provide company literature that will be integrated into the exhibit. The U.S. exhibit will be staffed by DOC staff throughout the conference. Exhibit staff will be instructed to note interest on the part of country delegates and pass those contacts on to program participants. The exhibit also will serve as a meetingpoint for U.S. company representatives at the conference. Event Dates and Proposed Agenda Note that specific events and meeting times have yet to be confirmed VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 May 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 Sunday, September 21 6:00–8:00 p.m. U.S. Industry Delegation Welcome Reception and Program Orientation/Major Nuclear Markets Overview Monday, September 22 7:45 a.m. Industry Program breakfast meeting begins 8:15–9:45 a.m. U.S. Policymakers Roundtable 9:45–10:00 a.m. Break 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. USG Briefing for Industry 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. IAEA Side Events 12:00–12:30 p.m. Break 12:30–2:00 p.m. Industry Program Meetings: One-on-one meetings with ITA Commercial Service staff over lunch 2:00–3:00 p.m. Secretary of Energy visits U.S. Exhibit 3:00–6:00 p.m. Country and IAEA Briefings for Industry Delegation (foreign delegates and IAEA staff) 6:30–7:30 p.m. IAEA Director General Reception 7:30–9:30 p.m. U.S. Mission to the IAEA Reception Tuesday, September 23 9:00–11:00 a.m. USG/Industry Roundtable briefings 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Country and IAEA Briefings for Industry (presented by foreign delegates and IAEA staff) 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. IAEA Side Event Meetings 6:00–8:00 p.m. U.S. Industry Reception (America Lounge) Wednesday, September 24 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Country and IAEA Briefings for Industry (presented by foreign delegates and IAEA staff) 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. IAEA Side Events Participation Requirements U.S. companies, U.S. trade associations, and U.S. academic and research institutions interested in participating in the trade mission must complete and submit an application package for consideration by the DOC. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to meet certain conditions and best satisfy the selection criteria as outlined below. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order that they are received. A minimum of 15 and maximum of 50 companies and/or organizations will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Fees and Expenses After a company or organization has been selected to participate on the mission, a payment to the DOC in the form of a participation fee is required. Participants will be able to take advantage of U.S. Embassy rates for hotel rooms. • The fee to participate in the event is $3,400 for a large, small or mediumsized (SME) company,1 a trade association, or a U.S. university or research institution. The fee for each additional representative (large company, trade association, university/ research institution, or SME) is $2,000. Exclusions The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such as lodging, most meals, local ground transportation, except as stated in the proposed agenda, and air transportation from the United States to the mission site and return to the United States. Sponsorship Opportunities In order to afford interested companies with the opportunity to define a higher profile during the program, we are offering a number of marketing partnership opportunities for the program. More information about these opportunities will be posted online soon. Conditions for Participation Applicants must submit a completed mission application signed by a company, trade association, or academic or research institution official, together with supplemental application materials, including adequate information on the organization’s products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the DOC receives an incomplete application, the DOC may reject the application, request additional information, or take the lack of information into account in its evaluation. Each applicant also must certify that the products or services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have demonstrable U.S. content as a percentage of the value of the finished 1 An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations (see http:// www.sba.gov/services/contracting opportunities/ sizestandardstopics/). Parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service’s user fee schedule that became effective May 1, 2008 (see http:// www.export.gov/newsletter/march2008/ initiatives.html for additional information). E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 28, 2014 / Notices product or service. In the case of a trade association, the applicant must certify that, for each company to be represented by the trade association or trade organization, the products and services the represented company seeks to export are either produced in the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have demonstrable U.S. content. In the case of an academic or research institution, the applicant must certify that as part of its activities at the event, it will represent the interests of constituents that meet the criteria above. Applicants from a company, organization or institution that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity will not be considered for participation in the U.S. Industry Program. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Selection Criteria Selection will be based on the following criteria: • Suitability of the company’s (or, in the case of another organization, represented companies’ or constituents’) products or services to each of the markets the company or organization has expressed an interest in exporting to as part of this trade mission. • The company’s (or, in the case of another organization, represented companies’ or constituents’) potential for business in each of the markets to which the company or organization has expressed an interest in exporting as part of this trade mission, including likelihood of exports resulting from the mission. • Consistency of the applicant company’s (or, in the case of another organization, represented companies’ or constituents’) goals and objectives with the stated mission scope. Diversity of company size, sector or subsector, and location also may be considered in the review process. Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and will not be considered. Timeframe for Recruitment and Participation Recruitment for participation in the U.S. Industry Program as a representative of the U.S. nuclear industry will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the DOC trade mission calendar, notices to industry trade associations and other multiplier groups. Recruitment will begin two weeks after publication in the Federal VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 May 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 Register and conclude no later than June 14, 2014. The ITA will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis. Applications received after June 14, 2014, will be considered only if space and scheduling permit. Contacts Jonathan Chesebro, Industry & Analysis, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, Washington, DC, Tel: (202) 482–1297, Email: jonathan.chesebro@ trade.gov. Marta Haustein, Embassy of the United States of America, U.S. Commercial Service, Vienna, Austria, Tel: +43(0) 1 313 39 2205, Email: marta.haustein@ trade.gov. Shannon Fraser, International Business Development, U.S. Commercial Service—Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, Tel: (408) 535–2757, ext. 106, Email: shannon.fraser@trade.gov. Dated: May 21, 2014. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2014–12173 Filed 5–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Announcing Draft Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 202, SHA– 3 Standard: Permutation-Based Hash and Extendable-Output Functions, and Draft Revision of the Applicability Clause of FIPS 180–4, Secure Hash Standard, and Request for Comments Docket No.: [130917811–3811–01] AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) launched a public competition in November 2007 to develop a new cryptographic hash algorithm for standardization to augment the Government standard hash algorithms specified in Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 180, Secure Hash Standard. NIST announced the selection of Keccak as the winning algorithm in a press release issued on October 2, 2012, which is available at http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/sha100212.cfm. Draft FIPS 202 specifies the new ‘‘Secure Hash Algorithm-3’’ (SHA– 3) family of permutation-based functions based on Keccak. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30549 Four fixed-length cryptographic hash algorithms (SHA3–224, SHA3–256, SHA3–384, and SHA3–512) and two closely related, ‘‘extendable-output’’ functions (SHAKE128 and SHAKE256) are specified in Draft FIPS 202; all six algorithms are permutation-based ‘‘sponge’’ functions. The four SHA–3 hash functions provide alternatives to the SHA–2 family of hash functions. The extendable-output functions (XOFs) can be specialized to hash functions, subject to additional security considerations, or used in a variety of other applications. Hash algorithms are used in many information security applications, including (1) the generation and verification of digital signatures, (2) key-derivation functions, and (3) random bit generation. Both FIPS 180–4 and Draft FIPS 202 specify cryptographic hash algorithms. FIPS 180–4 specifies SHA–1 and the SHA–2 family of hash functions, and mandates the use of one of these functions for Federal applications that require a cryptographic hash function. Draft FIPS 202 specifies the new SHA– 3 family of hash and extendable-output functions. To allow the use of the functions specified in either FIPS 180– 4 or Draft FIPS 202 for Federal applications that require a cryptographic hash function, NIST proposes revising the Applicability Clause (#6) of the Announcement Section of FIPS 180–4; the other sections of FIPS 180–4 remain unchanged. The NIST Policy on Hash Functions, available at http:// csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/hash/ policy.html, provides guidance on the choice of hash functions for specific applications. NIST invites public comments on Draft FIPS 202, which is available at http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/ PubsDrafts.html, and on the proposed revision of the Applicability Clause of the Announcement Section of FIPS 180– 4, available at http://csrc.nist.gov/ publications/PubsFIPS.html. After the comment period closes, NIST will analyze the comments, make changes to the respective documents, as appropriate, and then propose Draft FIPS 202 and the revised FIPS 180–4 to the Secretary of Commerce for approval. DATES: Comments on Draft FIPS 202 and the revised Applicability Clause of FIPS 180–4 must be received on or before August 26, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments on Draft FIPS 202 and the revised Applicability Clause of FIPS 180–4 may be sent electronically to SHA3comments@ nist.gov with the relevant Subject line: ‘‘Comment on Draft FIPS 202,’’ or E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Seventh Annual U.S. Industry Program at the International Atomic 
Energy Agency General Conference

AGENCY: International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of 
Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice.

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Event Description

    The United States Department of Commerce's (DOC) International 
Trade Administration (ITA), with participation from the U.S. 
Departments of Energy and State, is organizing the 7th Annual U.S. 
Industry Program at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 
General Conference, to be held September 21-24, 2014, in Vienna, 
Austria. The IAEA General Conference is the premier global meeting of 
civil nuclear policymakers and typically attracts senior officials and 
industry representatives from all 162 Member States. The U.S. Industry 
Program is part of the Department of Commerce-led Civil Nuclear Trade 
Initiative (CNTI), www.trade.gov/mas/ian/nuclear/index.asp), a U.S. 
Government effort to help U.S. civil nuclear companies identify and 
capitalize on commercial civil nuclear opportunities around the world. 
The purpose of the program is to help the U.S. nuclear industry promote 
its services and technologies to an international audience, including 
senior energy policymakers from current and emerging markets as well as 
IAEA staff.
    Representatives of U.S. companies from across the U.S. civil 
nuclear supply chain are eligible to participate. In addition, 
organizations providing related services to the industry, such as 
universities, research institutions, and U.S. trade associations in the 
civil nuclear industry, are eligible for participation. The mission 
will help U.S. participants gain market insights, make industry 
contacts, solidify business strategies, and identify or advance 
specific projects with the goal of increasing U.S. civil nuclear 
exports to a wide variety of countries interested in nuclear energy.
    The schedule will include: (1) Meetings with foreign delegations; 
(2) briefings from senior U.S. Government officials and IAEA staff on 
important civil nuclear topics including regulatory, technology and 
standards issues; liability, export controls, financing, infrastructure 
development, and R&D cooperation; and (3) networking events. Past U.S. 
Industry Programs have included participation by the U.S. Secretary of 
Energy, the Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 
and other senior U.S. Government officials from the Departments of 
Commerce, Energy, State, the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the National 
Security Council.
    There are significant opportunities for U.S. businesses in the 
global civil nuclear energy market. With 173 nuclear plant projects 
planned in 26 countries, this translates to a market demand for 
equipment and services totaling $500-740 billion over the next ten 
years. This mission contributes to the President's National Export 
Initiative (NEI, www.trade.gov/nei) and DOC's CNTI, by assisting U.S. 
businesses in entering or expanding in international markets and 
enhancing opportunities for U.S. exports.

Event Setting

    The IAEA General Conference is the premier global meeting of civil 
nuclear policymakers, and typically attracts over 1,200 senior 
officials and industry representatives from all 162 IAEA Member States. 
As such, it is an opportunity to highlight the breadth and depth of the 
U.S. civil nuclear sector to foreign energy policymakers and potential 
customers. The U.S. Industry Program will provide opportunities for 
U.S. industry representatives to meet with U.S. Government and IAEA 
officials and to discuss key issues of interest for civil nuclear 
exporters. The program also will feature exclusive briefings from 
foreign government representatives, providing opportunities for 
participants to develop contacts in potential export markets. Past U.S. 
Industry Programs have included participation from U.S. companies and 
organizations from across the U.S. civil nuclear supply chain, 
including large reactor and small modular reactor (SMR) designers; 
component manufacturers; engineering, procurement, and construction 
firms; civil nuclear program management providers; advisory services 
firms; fuel cycle service providers (including uranium enrichment); 
National Laboratories; and industry trade associations and professional 
organizations.

Event Goals

    The purpose of the U.S. Industry Program is to highlight the 
benefits of U.S. civil nuclear technology to foreign decision makers in 
key export markets and to enable representatives from the U.S. public 
and private sector to discuss U.S. industry's role in the safe and 
secure expansion of civil nuclear power worldwide. U.S. participants 
also will have the opportunity to network and build relationships in 
the global civil nuclear sector, interact with foreign government and 
industry officials, and learn more about current and future project 
opportunities. Foreign government participants will hear about the 
expertise that the U.S. industry has

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amassed in this sector and may (?) learn how to better partner with 
U.S. industry on future nuclear power projects, thus potentially 
leading to increased U.S. exports. Participants also will be able to 
schedule one-on-one meetings with visiting ITA staff from key markets 
to learn about export opportunities and how to identify potential 
buyers, agents and distributors in those markets.

Event Scenario

    Prior to the start of the IAEA General Conference, on Sunday, 
September 21, trade mission participants can attend a welcome reception 
hosted by ITA officials. Monday, September 22, will begin with a 
Policymaker's Roundtable and an interagency U.S. Government briefing 
featuring discussion sessions and remarks by senior officials from the 
U.S. Departments of Commerce, Energy and State, the NRC, and the 
National Security Council. Participants will receive invitations to the 
IAEA Director General's Reception and the U.S. Mission to the IAEA 
Reception, offering further opportunities for networking. Tuesday, 
September 23, will feature panel discussions with U.S. Government 
officials, industry representatives, and other experts that will focus 
on relevant nuclear issues. A special reception for Industry Program 
participants and invited foreign government officials will be held that 
evening. In addition, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, meetings with 
foreign delegation officials from some of the top markets for U.S. 
civil nuclear exports will be scheduled. Approximately ten such 
meetings will be planned throughout the duration of the event.
    Participants will have access to the catered America lounge which 
includes meeting space. In addition, the U.S. Government will support 
an exhibit within the IAEA General Conference venue to showcase U.S. 
nuclear energy policies, programs, technology and services wherein 
participating organizations will have the option to provide company 
literature that will be integrated into the exhibit. The U.S. exhibit 
will be staffed by DOC staff throughout the conference. Exhibit staff 
will be instructed to note interest on the part of country delegates 
and pass those contacts on to program participants. The exhibit also 
will serve as a meeting-point for U.S. company representatives at the 
conference.

Event Dates and Proposed Agenda

Note that specific events and meeting times have yet to be confirmed

Sunday, September 21

6:00-8:00 p.m. U.S. Industry Delegation Welcome Reception and Program 
Orientation/Major Nuclear Markets Overview

Monday, September 22

7:45 a.m. Industry Program breakfast meeting begins
8:15-9:45 a.m. U.S. Policymakers Roundtable
9:45-10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. USG Briefing for Industry
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. IAEA Side Events
12:00-12:30 p.m. Break
12:30-2:00 p.m. Industry Program Meetings: One-on-one meetings with ITA 
Commercial Service staff over lunch
2:00-3:00 p.m. Secretary of Energy visits U.S. Exhibit
3:00-6:00 p.m. Country and IAEA Briefings for Industry Delegation 
(foreign delegates and IAEA staff)
6:30-7:30 p.m. IAEA Director General Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m. U.S. Mission to the IAEA Reception

Tuesday, September 23

9:00-11:00 a.m. USG/Industry Roundtable briefings
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Country and IAEA Briefings for Industry (presented 
by foreign delegates and IAEA staff)
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. IAEA Side Event Meetings
6:00-8:00 p.m. U.S. Industry Reception (America Lounge)

Wednesday, September 24

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Country and IAEA Briefings for Industry (presented 
by foreign delegates and IAEA staff)
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. IAEA Side Events

Participation Requirements

    U.S. companies, U.S. trade associations, and U.S. academic and 
research institutions interested in participating in the trade mission 
must complete and submit an application package for consideration by 
the DOC. All applicants will be evaluated on their ability to meet 
certain conditions and best satisfy the selection criteria as outlined 
below. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order 
that they are received. A minimum of 15 and maximum of 50 companies 
and/or organizations will be selected to participate in the mission 
from the applicant pool.

Fees and Expenses

    After a company or organization has been selected to participate on 
the mission, a payment to the DOC in the form of a participation fee is 
required. Participants will be able to take advantage of U.S. Embassy 
rates for hotel rooms.
     The fee to participate in the event is $3,400 for a large, 
small or medium-sized (SME) company,\1\ a trade association, or a U.S. 
university or research institution. The fee for each additional 
representative (large company, trade association, university/research 
institution, or SME) is $2,000.
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    \1\ An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer employees or 
that otherwise qualifies as a small business under SBA regulations 
(see http://www.sba.gov/services/contracting opportunities/
sizestandardstopics/). Parent companies, affiliates, and 
subsidiaries will be considered when determining business size. The 
dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service's user fee schedule 
that became effective May 1, 2008 (see http://www.export.gov/newsletter/march2008/initiatives.html for additional information).
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Exclusions

    The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such 
as lodging, most meals, local ground transportation, except as stated 
in the proposed agenda, and air transportation from the United States 
to the mission site and return to the United States.

Sponsorship Opportunities

    In order to afford interested companies with the opportunity to 
define a higher profile during the program, we are offering a number of 
marketing partnership opportunities for the program. More information 
about these opportunities will be posted online soon.

Conditions for Participation

    Applicants must submit a completed mission application signed by a 
company, trade association, or academic or research institution 
official, together with supplemental application materials, including 
adequate information on the organization's products and/or services, 
primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the DOC 
receives an incomplete application, the DOC may reject the application, 
request additional information, or take the lack of information into 
account in its evaluation.
    Each applicant also must certify that the products or services it 
seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United 
States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have 
demonstrable U.S. content as a percentage of the value of the finished

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product or service. In the case of a trade association, the applicant 
must certify that, for each company to be represented by the trade 
association or trade organization, the products and services the 
represented company seeks to export are either produced in the United 
States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have 
demonstrable U.S. content. In the case of an academic or research 
institution, the applicant must certify that as part of its activities 
at the event, it will represent the interests of constituents that meet 
the criteria above.
    Applicants from a company, organization or institution that is 
majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity will not be 
considered for participation in the U.S. Industry Program.

Selection Criteria

    Selection will be based on the following criteria:
     Suitability of the company's (or, in the case of another 
organization, represented companies' or constituents') products or 
services to each of the markets the company or organization has 
expressed an interest in exporting to as part of this trade mission.
     The company's (or, in the case of another organization, 
represented companies' or constituents') potential for business in each 
of the markets to which the company or organization has expressed an 
interest in exporting as part of this trade mission, including 
likelihood of exports resulting from the mission.
     Consistency of the applicant company's (or, in the case of 
another organization, represented companies' or constituents') goals 
and objectives with the stated mission scope.
    Diversity of company size, sector or subsector, and location also 
may be considered in the review process. Referrals from political 
organizations and any documents containing references to partisan 
political activities (including political contributions) will be 
removed from an applicant's submission and will not be considered.

Timeframe for Recruitment and Participation

    Recruitment for participation in the U.S. Industry Program as a 
representative of the U.S. nuclear industry will be conducted in an 
open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, 
posting on the DOC trade mission calendar, notices to industry trade 
associations and other multiplier groups. Recruitment will begin two 
weeks after publication in the Federal Register and conclude no later 
than June 14, 2014. The ITA will review applications and make selection 
decisions on a rolling basis. Applications received after June 14, 
2014, will be considered only if space and scheduling permit.

Contacts

Jonathan Chesebro, Industry & Analysis, Office of Energy and 
Environmental Industries, Washington, DC, Tel: (202) 482-1297, Email: 
jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov.
Marta Haustein, Embassy of the United States of America, U.S. 
Commercial Service, Vienna, Austria, Tel: +43(0) 1 313 39 2205, Email: 
marta.haustein@trade.gov.
Shannon Fraser, International Business Development, U.S. Commercial 
Service--Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, Tel: (408) 535-2757, ext. 106, 
Email: shannon.fraser@trade.gov.

    Dated: May 21, 2014.
Edward A. O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2014-12173 Filed 5-27-14; 8:45 am]
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