Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting, 26582 [2015-11203]

Download as PDF 26582 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 89 / Friday, May 8, 2015 / Notices by crossing private property and there is no established right or means of entry. Reasons: Not accessible by road [FR Doc. 2015–10506 Filed 5–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Kenneth Shaffer, Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [FR Doc. 2015–11203 Filed 5–7–15; 8:45 am] [GX15EE000101100] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting AGENCY: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC and the meeting is available at www.fgdc.gov/ngac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: U.S. Geological Survey, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Interior. Notice of meeting. [ONRR–2012–0003 DS63602000 DR2PS0000.PX8000 156D0102R2] ACTION: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on June 9–10, 2015 at the South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240. The meeting will be held in the first floor Auditorium. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include: • Leadership Dialogue • FGDC Report (Geospatial Platform, NSDI Strategic Plan, National Geospatial Data Asset Management) • Crowd-Sourced Geospatial Data • Geospatial Privacy • 3D Elevation Program • Landsat • NSDI Communications and Outreach • Subcommittee Activities The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on June 10. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. Please register by contacting Lucia Foulkes at the U.S. Geological Survey (703–648–4142, lfoulkes@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by June 5, 2015. While the meeting will be open to the public, registration is required for entrance to the South Interior Building, and seating may be limited due to room capacity. DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on June 9 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 10. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey (206– 220–4621). asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 May 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 Notice of Request for Nominees for the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Committee Office of Natural Resources Revenue Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Interior (Interior) is seeking nominations for individuals to be Committee members or alternates on the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Committee (Committee). We seek nominees who can represent stakeholder constituencies from government, civil society, and industry so that we can fill current vacancies and create a roster of candidates in case future vacancies occur. SUMMARY: DATES: Submit nominations by June 30, 2015. You may submit nominations by any of the following methods: • Mail or hand-carry nominations to Ms. Rosita Compton Christian; Department of the Interior; 1849 C Street NW., MS 4211, Washington, DC 20240. • Email nominations to USEITI@ ios.doi.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosita Compton Christian at (202) 208– 0272 or (202) 513–0597; fax (202) 513– 0682; email Rosita.ComptonChristian@ onrr.gov or useiti@ios.doi.gov; or via mail at the Department of the Interior; 1849 C Street NW., MS 4211; Washington, DC 20240. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interior established the Committee on July 26, 2012, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), and with the concurrence of the General Services Administration. The PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Committee serves as the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group and advises the Secretary of the Interior on design and implementation of the initiative. The Committee does the following: • Oversees the U.S. implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a global standard for governments to publicly disclose revenues received from oil, gas, and mining assets belonging to the government, with parallel public disclosure by companies of payments to the government (such as royalties, rents, bonuses, taxes, or other payments) • Develops and recommends to the Secretary a fully-costed work plan, containing measurable targets and a timetable for implementation and incorporating an assessment of capacity constraints; this plan will be developed in consultation with key EITI stakeholders and published upon completion • Provides opportunities for collaboration and consultation among stakeholders • Advises the Secretary and posts for consideration by other stakeholders proposals for conducting long-term oversight and other activities necessary to achieve and maintain EITI-compliant status The Committee consists of representatives from three stakeholder sectors. The sectors are as follows: • Industry—including non-Federal representatives from the extractive industry—including oil, gas, and mining companies and industry-related trade associations. • Civil society, including organizations with an interest in extractive industries, transparency, and government oversight; members of the public; and public and/or private investors. • Government, including Federal, State, local, and Tribal governments and individual Indian mineral owners. In addition to honoring the EITI principle of self-selection within the stakeholder sector, we will consider the following criteria when making final selections: • Understanding of and commitment to the EITI process • Ability to collaborate and operate in a multi-stakeholder setting • Access to and support from a relevant stakeholder constituency • Basic understanding of the extractive industry and/or revenue collection or willingness to be educated on such matters Nominations should include a resume providing relevant contact information and an adequate description of the E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX15EE000101100]


Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on 
June 9-10, 2015 at the South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240. The meeting will be held 
in the first floor Auditorium. The NGAC, which is composed of 
representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and 
academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal 
Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) on management of Federal geospatial 
programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure 
(NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include:

 Leadership Dialogue
 FGDC Report (Geospatial Platform, NSDI Strategic Plan, 
National Geospatial Data Asset Management)
 Crowd-Sourced Geospatial Data
 Geospatial Privacy
 3D Elevation Program
 Landsat
 NSDI Communications and Outreach
 Subcommittee Activities

    The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on June 
10. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of 
the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. 
Please register by contacting Lucia Foulkes at the U.S. Geological 
Survey (703-648-4142, lfoulkes@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by June 
5, 2015. While the meeting will be open to the public, registration is 
required for entrance to the South Interior Building, and seating may 
be limited due to room capacity.

DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on June 9 
and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 10.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey 
(206-220-4621).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC 
and the meeting is available at www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

Kenneth Shaffer,
Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2015-11203 Filed 5-7-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P