Cyber Security Business Development Mission to Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan; May 16-24, 2016, 48498-48499 [2015-19859]

Download as PDF 48498 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 156 / Thursday, August 13, 2015 / Notices public participants). Individuals wishing to reserve additional speaking time during the meeting must contact Mr. Bennett and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. DST on Friday, September 11, 2015. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the teleconference, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a copy of their oral comments by email to Mr. Bennett for distribution to the participants in advance of the teleconference. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the RE&EEAC’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, c/o: Andrew Bennett, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce, Mail Stop: 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. To be considered during the meeting, written comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. DST on Friday, September 11, 2015, to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Copies of RE&EEAC meeting minutes will be available within 30 days following the meeting. Dated: August 5, 2015. Edward A. O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2015–19865 Filed 8–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Cyber Security Business Development Mission to Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan; May 16–24, 2016 International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing an Executive-led Cyber-security Business Development Mission to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms and trade associations to East Asia’s information and communication technology (ICT) security and critical infrastructure protection markets and to assist U.S. companies to find business partners and SUMMARY: export their products and services to the region. The mission is intended to include representatives from U.S. companies and U.S. trade associations with members that provide cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection products and services. The mission will visit Japan, South Korea and Taiwan where U.S. firms will have access to business development opportunities across East Asia. Participating firms will gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports of products and services to East Asia. The mission will include customized one-on-one business appointments with prescreened potential buyers, agents, distributors and joint venture partners; meetings with state and local government officials and industry leaders; and networking events. The mission will help participating firms and trade associations to gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. By participating in an official U.S. industry delegation, rather than traveling to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan on their own, U.S. companies will enhance their ability to secure meetings in those countries and gain greater exposure to the region. SCHEDULE Sunday, May 15 .................................................. Monday, May 16 ................................................. Tuesday, May 17 ................................................ Wednesday, May 18 ........................................... Thursday, May 19 ............................................... Friday, May 20 .................................................... tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Saturday–Sunday, May 21–22 ........................... Monday, May 23 ................................................. Tuesday, May 24 ................................................ Wednesday, May 25 ........................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Aug 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 Trade Mission Participants Arrive in Tokyo. Welcome and Country Briefing (Japan). One-on-One business matchmaking appointments. Networking Lunch. One-on-One business matchmaking appointments. Networking Reception at Ambassador’s residence (TBC). Cabinet and Ministry Meetings. National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC). Networking Lunch. One-on-One business matchmaking appointments or Ministry Meetings. Travel to Korea. Welcome and Country Briefing (Korea). One-on-One business matchmaking appointments. Networking Lunch. One-on-One business matchmaking appointments. Networking Reception at Ambassador’s residence (TBC). Ministry Meetings. Networking Lunch. One-on-One business matchmaking appointments or visit to Government Cyber-Security Center. Travel to Taiwan. Welcome and Country Briefing (Taiwan). One-on-One business matchmaking appointments. Networking Reception at AIT Director’s residence (TBC). Cabinet and Ministry Meetings with selected delegates. Sightseeing tour (optional, paid by delegates). Trade Mission Participants Depart. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 156 / Thursday, August 13, 2015 / Notices Web site: Please visit our official mission Web site for more information: http://export.gov/trademissions/ cyberasia. Participation Requirements All parties 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. A minimum of 15 and maximum of 20 firms and/or trade associations will be selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool. Fees and Expenses After a firm or trade association has been selected to participate on the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. Expenses for travel, lodging, meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. Interpreter and driver services can be arranged for additional cost. Delegation members will be able to take advantage of U.S. Embassy rates for hotel rooms. Participation fee for small or medium sized enterprises (SME): $4400.00 Participation fee for large firms or trade associations: $5800.00 Fee for each additional firm representative (large firm or SME/trade organization): $1,000. Application All interested firms and associations may register via the following link: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/ TM/6R0R. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Exclusions The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such as lodging, most meals, local ground transportation, and air transportation from the U.S. to the mission sites, between mission sites, and return to the United States. Business visas may be required. Government fees and processing expenses to obtain such visas are also not included in the mission costs. However, the U.S. Department of Commerce will provide instructions to each participant on the procedures required to obtain necessary business visas. Timeline for Recruitment and Applications Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Aug 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/ trademissions) and other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than March 4, 2016. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and inform applicants of selection decisions periodically during the recruitment period beginning August 17, 2015. All applications received subsequent to an evaluation date will be considered at the next evaluation. Applications received after March 4, 2016, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Conditions for Participation The following criteria will be evaluated in selecting participants: • Suitability of the company’s (or in the case of a trade association/ organization, represented companies’) products or services to the mission goals and the markets to be visited as part of this trade mission. • Company’s (or in the case of a trade association/organization, represented companies’) potential for business in each of the markets to be visited as part of this trade mission. • Consistency of the applicant’s (or in the case of a trade association/ organization, represented companies’) goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission. Diversity of company size and location may also be considered during 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 not considered during the selection process. Mr. Gemal Brangman, Project Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, Tel: 202–482–3773, Fax: 202–482– 9000, Gemal.Brangman@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Grey, Trade Missions Program. 48499 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–864, C–475–833, C–570–027, C–580– 879, C–583–857] Countervailing Duty Investigations of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India, Italy, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matt Renkey or Jerry Huang at (202) 482– 2312 and (202) 482– 4047, respectively (India); Robert Palmer at (202) 482–9068 (Italy); Myrna Lobo at (202) 482–2371 (the People’s Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea); Kristen Johnson at (202) 482–4793 (Taiwan), AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On June 23, 2015, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated the countervailing duty investigations of certain corrosion-resistant steel products from India, Italy, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan.1 Currently, the preliminary determinations are due no later than August 27, 2015. Postponement of Due Date for the Preliminary Determinations Section 703(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act), requires the Department to issue the preliminary determination in a countervailing duty investigation within 65 days after the date on which the Department initiated the investigation. However, section 703(c)(1) of the Act permits the Department to postpone making the preliminary determination until no later than 130 days after the date on which it initiated the investigation if, among other reasons, the petitioner makes a timely request for a postponement, or the Department concludes that the parties concerned are cooperating and determines that the investigation is extraordinarily complicated. On August 3, 2015, United States Steel Corporation; [FR Doc. 2015–19859 Filed 8–12–15; 8:45 am] 1 See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products from the People’s Republic of China, India, Italy, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations, 80 FR 37223 (June 30, 2015) (Initiation Notice). BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 156 (Thursday, August 13, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48498-48499]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19859]


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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Cyber Security Business Development Mission to Japan, South 
Korea, and Taiwan; May 16-24, 2016

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration (ITA), is organizing an Executive-led Cyber-security 
Business Development Mission to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
    The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms and trade 
associations to East Asia's information and communication technology 
(ICT) security and critical infrastructure protection markets and to 
assist U.S. companies to find business partners and export their 
products and services to the region. The mission is intended to include 
representatives from U.S. companies and U.S. trade associations with 
members that provide cyber-security and critical infrastructure 
protection products and services. The mission will visit Japan, South 
Korea and Taiwan where U.S. firms will have access to business 
development opportunities across East Asia. Participating firms will 
gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business 
strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing 
U.S. exports of products and services to East Asia. The mission will 
include customized one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened 
potential buyers, agents, distributors and joint venture partners; 
meetings with state and local government officials and industry 
leaders; and networking events.
    The mission will help participating firms and trade associations to 
gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business 
strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing 
U.S. exports to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. By participating in an 
official U.S. industry delegation, rather than traveling to Japan, 
South Korea and Taiwan on their own, U.S. companies will enhance their 
ability to secure meetings in those countries and gain greater exposure 
to the region.

                                Schedule
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Sunday, May 15...............  Trade Mission Participants Arrive in
                                Tokyo.
Monday, May 16...............  Welcome and Country Briefing (Japan).
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments.
                               Networking Lunch.
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments.
                               Networking Reception at Ambassador's
                                residence (TBC).
Tuesday, May 17..............  Cabinet and Ministry Meetings.
                               National Center of Incident Readiness and
                                Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC).
                               Networking Lunch.
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments or Ministry Meetings.
Wednesday, May 18............  Travel to Korea.
Thursday, May 19.............  Welcome and Country Briefing (Korea).
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments.
                               Networking Lunch.
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments.
                               Networking Reception at Ambassador's
                                residence (TBC).
Friday, May 20...............  Ministry Meetings.
                               Networking Lunch.
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments or visit to Government
                                Cyber-Security Center.
Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22...  Travel to Taiwan.
Monday, May 23...............  Welcome and Country Briefing (Taiwan).
                               One-on-One business matchmaking
                                appointments.
                               Networking Reception at AIT Director's
                                residence (TBC).
Tuesday, May 24..............  Cabinet and Ministry Meetings with
                                selected delegates.
                               Sightseeing tour (optional, paid by
                                delegates).
Wednesday, May 25............  Trade Mission Participants Depart.
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    Web site: Please visit our official mission Web site for more 
information: http://export.gov/trademissions/cyberasia.

Participation Requirements

    All parties 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. A 
minimum of 15 and maximum of 20 firms and/or trade associations will be 
selected to participate in the mission from the applicant pool.

Fees and Expenses

    After a firm or trade association has been selected to participate 
on the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of 
a participation fee is required. Expenses for travel, lodging, meals, 
and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant. 
Interpreter and driver services can be arranged for additional cost. 
Delegation members will be able to take advantage of U.S. Embassy rates 
for hotel rooms.
    Participation fee for small or medium sized enterprises (SME): 
$4400.00
    Participation fee for large firms or trade associations: $5800.00
    Fee for each additional firm representative (large firm or SME/
trade organization): $1,000.

Application

    All interested firms and associations may register via the 
following link: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/TM/6R0R.

Exclusions

    The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such 
as lodging, most meals, local ground transportation, and air 
transportation from the U.S. to the mission sites, between mission 
sites, and return to the United States. Business visas may be required. 
Government fees and processing expenses to obtain such visas are also 
not included in the mission costs. However, the U.S. Department of 
Commerce will provide instructions to each participant on the 
procedures required to obtain necessary business visas.

Timeline for Recruitment and Applications

    Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, 
including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce 
Department trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/trademissions) and 
other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, 
direct mail, notices by industry trade associations and other 
multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, 
conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin 
immediately and conclude no later than March 4, 2016. The U.S. 
Department of Commerce will review applications and inform applicants 
of selection decisions periodically during the recruitment period 
beginning August 17, 2015. All applications received subsequent to an 
evaluation date will be considered at the next evaluation. Applications 
received after March 4, 2016, will be considered only if space and 
scheduling constraints permit.

Conditions for Participation

    The following criteria will be evaluated in selecting participants:
     Suitability of the company's (or in the case of a trade 
association/organization, represented companies') products or services 
to the mission goals and the markets to be visited as part of this 
trade mission.
     Company's (or in the case of a trade association/
organization, represented companies') potential for business in each of 
the markets to be visited as part of this trade mission.
     Consistency of the applicant's (or in the case of a trade 
association/organization, represented companies') goals and objectives 
with the stated scope of the mission.
    Diversity of company size and location may also be considered 
during 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 not considered during the selection process.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Mr. Gemal Brangman, Project Officer, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, Tel: 202-482-3773, Fax: 
202-482-9000, Gemal.Brangman@trade.gov.

Anne Grey,
Trade Missions Program.
[FR Doc. 2015-19859 Filed 8-12-15; 8:45 am]
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