Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings, 13521-13522 [2015-05883]

Download as PDF Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 50 / Monday, March 16, 2015 / Notices expand trade between the United States and Brazil. This notice seeks candidates to fill three current vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum as well as any future vacancies that may arise during the current appointment terms through August 13, 2016. Each candidate must be the Chief Executive Officer or President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or -controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters in the United States and that is currently doing business in both Brazil and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and able to travel to Brazil and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as independent U.S. Section and Committee meetings. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria: —A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Brazilian market either through exports or investment. —A demonstrated strong interest in Brazil and its economic development. —The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. —The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. —The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Members will be selected on the basis of who will best carry out the objectives of the Forum as stated in the Terms of Reference establishing the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members that represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, U.S. Section members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms. U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. According to the current Terms of VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:09 Mar 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 Reference, members are normally to serve three-year terms, but may be reappointed. The individuals appointed to fill the vacancies on the U.S. Section of the Forum will be appointed to serve the remainder of the current three-year term cycle ending August 13, 2016. To be considered for membership, please submit the following information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: Name(s) and title(s) of the individual(s) requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location of incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in Brazil; an affirmative statement that the applicant is neither registered nor required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Applications will be considered as they are received. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected. Dated: March 10, 2015. Alexander Peacher, Acting Director for the Office of Latin America & the Caribbean. [FR Doc. 2015–05843 Filed 3–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meetings. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee). DATES: The meetings will be held on April 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and April 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST). ADDRESSES: The meeting on April 15 will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1412, Washington, DC 20230. The meeting on April 16 will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13521 NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, International Trade Administration. (Phone: (202) 482–1135 or Email: richard.boll@trade.gov) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Committee was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2). It provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and provides advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. For more information about the Committee visit: http://trade.gov/td/services/oscpb/ supplychain/acscc/. Matters to Be Considered: Committee members are expected to continue to discuss the major competitivenessrelated topics raised at the previous Committee meetings, including trade and competitiveness; freight movement and policy; information technology and data requirements; regulatory issues; finance and infrastructure; and workforce development. The Committee’s subcommittees will report on the status of their work regarding these topics. The agenda’s may change to accommodate Committee business. The Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services will post the final detailed agenda’s on its Web site, http://trade.gov/td/services/ oscpb/supplychain/acscc/, at least one week prior to the meeting. The meetings will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. The public meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify Mr. Richard Boll, at (202) 482–1135 or richard.boll@ trade.gov five (5) business days before the meeting. Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the Committee at any time before and after E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 13522 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 50 / Monday, March 16, 2015 / Notices the meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee in advance of this meeting must send them to the Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, 1401 Constitution Ave NW., Room 11014, Washington, DC 20230, or email to richard.boll@trade.gov. For consideration during the meetings, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meetings, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 8, 2015. Comments received after April 8, 2015, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be considered at the meetings. The minutes of the meetings will be posted on the Committee Web site within 60 days of the meeting. Dated: March 9, 2015. David Long, Director, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services. [FR Doc. 2015–05883 Filed 3–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Management Information Reporting National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 15, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at jjessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Deirdre McMahon, National Institute of Standards and Technology— Manufacturing Extension Partnership, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 4800, 301–975– 8328 (phone). In addition, written Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:09 Mar 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 comments may be sent via email to Deirdre.mcmahon@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. I. Abstract Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sponsored by NIST, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a national network of locallybased manufacturing extension centers working with small manufacturers to assist them improve their productivity, improve profitability and enhance their economic competitiveness. The information collected will provide the MEP with information regarding MEP Center performance regarding the delivery of technology, and business solutions to U.S.-based manufacturers. The collected information will assist in determining the performance of the MEP Centers at both local and national levels, provide information critical to monitoring and reporting on MEP programmatic performance, and assist management in policy decisions. Responses to the collection of information are mandatory per the regulations governing the operation of the MEP Program (15 CFR parts 290, 291, 292, and H.R. 1274—section 2). The information collected will include center inputs and activities including services delivered, clients served, center staff, quarterly expenses and revenues, partners, strategic plan, operation plans, and client success stories. No confidentiality for information submitted is promised or provided. In order to reflect new initiatives and new data needs, NIST MEP has identified a need to revise its existing reporting processes by modifying existing reporting elements that will enable NIST MEP to better monitor and assess the extent to which the Centers are meeting program goals and milestones. II. Method of Collection The information will be collected from the MEP Centers through the MEP Enterprise Information System (MEIS), https://meis.nist.gov. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0693–0032. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (revision of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Time per Response: 160 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,600. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 IV. Request for Comments Dated: March 11, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–05890 Filed 3–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–849] Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Administrative Review; 2012–2013 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On November 21, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published the preliminary results and partial rescission of the 2012–2013 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cutto-length carbon steel plate (‘‘CTL plate’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’).1 The period of review (‘‘POR’’) is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013. This review covers two PRC companies: AGENCY: 1 See Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Administrative Review; 2012–2013, 79 FR 69425 (November 21, 2014) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 50 (Monday, March 16, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13521-13522]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05883]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of 
Public Meetings

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of 
discussion for public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Supply 
Chain Competitiveness (Committee).

DATES: The meetings will be held on April 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 
p.m., and April 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time 
(EST).

ADDRESSES: The meeting on April 15 will be held at the U.S. Department 
of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 1412, Washington, DC 
20230. The meeting on April 16 will be held at the U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 
20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, 
Professional & Business Services, International Trade Administration. 
(Phone: (202) 482-1135 or Email: richard.boll@trade.gov)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The Committee was established under the discretionary authority of 
the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2). It provides advice to the Secretary of 
Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach 
to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth 
and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate 
the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply 
chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and 
provides advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs 
and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. 
supply chains. For more information about the Committee visit: http://trade.gov/td/services/oscpb/supplychain/acscc/.
    Matters to Be Considered: Committee members are expected to 
continue to discuss the major competitiveness-related topics raised at 
the previous Committee meetings, including trade and competitiveness; 
freight movement and policy; information technology and data 
requirements; regulatory issues; finance and infrastructure; and 
workforce development. The Committee's subcommittees will report on the 
status of their work regarding these topics. The agenda's may change to 
accommodate Committee business. The Office of Supply Chain, 
Professional & Business Services will post the final detailed agenda's 
on its Web site, http://trade.gov/td/services/oscpb/supplychain/acscc/, 
at least one week prior to the meeting. The meetings will be open to 
the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is 
limited. The public meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign 
language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify 
Mr. Richard Boll, at (202) 482-1135 or richard.boll@trade.gov five (5) 
business days before the meeting.
    Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the 
Committee at any time before and after

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the meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for 
consideration by the Committee in advance of this meeting must send 
them to the Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, 
1401 Constitution Ave NW., Room 11014, Washington, DC 20230, or email 
to richard.boll@trade.gov.
    For consideration during the meetings, and to ensure transmission 
to the Committee prior to the meetings, comments must be received no 
later than 5:00 p.m. EST on April 8, 2015. Comments received after 
April 8, 2015, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be 
considered at the meetings. The minutes of the meetings will be posted 
on the Committee Web site within 60 days of the meeting.

    Dated: March 9, 2015.
David Long,
Director, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services.
[FR Doc. 2015-05883 Filed 3-13-15; 8:45 am]
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