Digital Economy Board of Advisors, Extension of Nomination Deadline, 79572 [2015-32115]

Download as PDF 79572 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 245 / Tuesday, December 22, 2015 / Notices The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will meet in an open session on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time and Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of fifteen members appointed by the NIST Director who are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations. DATES: The VCAT will meet on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time and Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Portrait Room, Administration Building, at NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Shaw, VCAT, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1060, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1060, telephone number 301–975–2667. Ms. Shaw’s email address is stephanie.shaw@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: 15 U.S.C. 278 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The purpose of this meeting is for the VCAT to review and make recommendations regarding general policy for NIST, its organization, its budget, and its programs within the framework of applicable national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. The agenda will include updates from the Administration on current research priorities and NIST’s role in addressing these areas. NIST workforce engagement and actions to improve the recruitment and retention of high quality staff will also be discussed. The Committee also will present its initial observations, findings, and recommendations for the 2015 VCAT Annual Report. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/director/vcat/agenda.cfm. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda. On Thursday, February 4, approximately one-half hour in the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 21, 2015 Jkt 238001 morning will be reserved for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about 3 minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the NIST Web site at http://www.nist. gov/director/vcat/agenda.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to VCAT, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1060, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899, via fax at 301–216–0529 or electronically by email to Karen.lellock@nist.gov. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Stephanie Shaw by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Ms. Shaw. Ms. Shaw’s email address is stephanie.shaw@nist.gov and her phone number is 301–975–2667. For participants attending in person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if such license or identification card is issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID compliance. NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information please contact Ms. Shaw at 301–975–2667 or visit: http://nist.gov/ public_affairs/visitor/. Richard R. Cavanagh, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. Extension of Nomination Deadline for the Digital Economy Board of Advisors. ACTION: NTIA announces that the closing deadline for the submission of nominations for the Digital Economy Board of Advisors is extended to midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST) on January 12, 2016. DATES: Nominations should be submitted electronically using the online nomination form on or before midnight EST on January 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted using the online nomination form located at www.ntia.doc.gov/ digital-economy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Remaley, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–3821 or DEBA@ntia.doc.gov. SUMMARY: On November 27, 2015, NTIA published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the establishment of the Digital Economy Board of Advisors and calling for nominations for the Board. (80 FR 74086, Nov. 27, 2015). NTIA requires that all nominations be submitted electronically using the online nomination form located at www.ntia.doc.gov/digital-economy. NTIA established a nomination window through midnight EST on December 23, 2015. NTIA extends the nomination deadline to midnight EST on January 12, 2016. NTIA announces this deadline extension in the interest of ensuring that applicants have sufficient time to submit nominations, recognizing the proximity of several Federal holidays to the current nomination deadline. All other requirements for the submission of nominations remain unchanged. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 17, 2015. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–32115 Filed 12–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P [FR Doc. 2015–32058 Filed 12–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Digital Economy Board of Advisors, Extension of Nomination Deadline National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 245 (Tuesday, December 22, 2015)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-32115]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Digital Economy Board of Advisors, Extension of Nomination 
Deadline

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Extension of Nomination Deadline for the Digital Economy Board 
of Advisors.

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SUMMARY: NTIA announces that the closing deadline for the submission of 
nominations for the Digital Economy Board of Advisors is extended to 
midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST) on January 12, 2016.

DATES: Nominations should be submitted electronically using the online 
nomination form on or before midnight EST on January 12, 2016.

ADDRESSES: All nominations should be submitted using the online 
nomination form located at www.ntia.doc.gov/digital-economy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Remaley, Designated Federal 
Officer, at (202) 482-3821 or DEBA@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 27, 2015, NTIA published a 
notice in the Federal Register announcing the establishment of the 
Digital Economy Board of Advisors and calling for nominations for the 
Board. (80 FR 74086, Nov. 27, 2015). NTIA requires that all nominations 
be submitted electronically using the online nomination form located at 
www.ntia.doc.gov/digital-economy. NTIA established a nomination window 
through midnight EST on December 23, 2015.
    NTIA extends the nomination deadline to midnight EST on January 12, 
2016. NTIA announces this deadline extension in the interest of 
ensuring that applicants have sufficient time to submit nominations, 
recognizing the proximity of several Federal holidays to the current 
nomination deadline. All other requirements for the submission of 
nominations remain unchanged.

    Dated: December 17, 2015.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-32115 Filed 12-21-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-60-P