Meeting: Multistakeholder Process to Develop Best Practices for Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability Regarding Commercial and Private Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 7085-7086 [2016-02644]

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[FR Doc. 2016–02696 Filed 2–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Meeting: Multistakeholder Process to Develop Best Practices for Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability Regarding Commercial and Private Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of unmanned aircraft systems on February 24, 2016. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 24, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Verdi, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–8238; email jverdi@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Congress recognized the potential wide-ranging benefits of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 asabaliauskas on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES2 7086 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / Notices operations within the United States in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112–95), which requires a plan to safely integrate civil UAS into the National Airspace System (NAS) by 2015. On February 15, 2015, President Obama issued the Presidential Memorandum ‘‘Promoting Economic Competitiveness While Safeguarding Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in Domestic Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.’’ 1 The Presidential Memorandum establishes a ‘‘multistakeholder engagement process to develop and communicate best practices for privacy, accountability, and transparency issues regarding commercial and private UAS use in the NAS.’’ 2 The process includes stakeholders from industry, civil society, and academia, and will be initiated by the Department of Commerce, through NTIA, and in consultation with other interested agencies. On August 3, 2015, NTIA convened the first meeting of the multistakeholder process, followed by additional meetings through November 2015. Matters To Be Considered: The February 24, 2016 meeting is a continuation of a series of NTIAconvened multistakeholder discussions concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial and private use of UAS. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop best practices for privacy, accountability, and transparency issues regarding commercial and private UAS use in the NAS. The February 24, 2016 meeting will build on stakeholders’ previous work. More information about stakeholders’ work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2015/multistakeholderprocess-unmanned-aircraft-systems. Time and Date: NTIA will convene a meeting of the multistakeholder process regarding unmanned aircraft systems on February 24, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting date and time are subject to change. The meeting is subject to cancelation if stakeholders complete their work developing best practices. Please refer to 1 Presidential Memorandum, Promoting Economic Competitiveness While Safeguarding Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in Domestic Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, (Feb. 15, 2015), available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-pressoffice/2015/02/15/presidential-memorandumpromoting-economic-competitiveness-whilesafegua. 2 Presidential Memorandum at 4. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 NTIA’s Web site, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/ 2015/multistakeholder-processunmanned-aircraft-systems, for the most current information. Place: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. The location of the meeting is subject to change. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 27 (Wednesday, February 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7085-7086]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02644]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Meeting: Multistakeholder Process to Develop Best Practices for 
Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability Regarding Commercial and 
Private Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process concerning 
privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding commercial 
and private use of unmanned aircraft systems on February 24, 2016.

DATES: The meeting will be held on February 24, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 5 
p.m., Eastern Time. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for details.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American 
Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Verdi, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone (202) 482-8238; email jverdi@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: Congress recognized the potential wide-ranging benefits 
of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

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operations within the United States in the Federal Aviation 
Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-
95), which requires a plan to safely integrate civil UAS into the 
National Airspace System (NAS) by 2015. On February 15, 2015, President 
Obama issued the Presidential Memorandum ``Promoting Economic 
Competitiveness While Safeguarding Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil 
Liberties in Domestic Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.'' \1\ The 
Presidential Memorandum establishes a ``multi-stakeholder engagement 
process to develop and communicate best practices for privacy, 
accountability, and transparency issues regarding commercial and 
private UAS use in the NAS.'' \2\ The process includes stakeholders 
from industry, civil society, and academia, and will be initiated by 
the Department of Commerce, through NTIA, and in consultation with 
other interested agencies. On August 3, 2015, NTIA convened the first 
meeting of the multistakeholder process, followed by additional 
meetings through November 2015.
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    \1\ Presidential Memorandum, Promoting Economic Competitiveness 
While Safeguarding Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in 
Domestic Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, (Feb. 15, 2015), 
available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/02/15/presidential-memorandum-promoting-economic-competitiveness-while-safegua.
    \2\ Presidential Memorandum at 4.
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    Matters To Be Considered: The February 24, 2016 meeting is a 
continuation of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions 
concerning privacy, transparency, and accountability issues regarding 
commercial and private use of UAS. Additional meetings may be scheduled 
as needed. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, consensus-
driven process to develop best practices for privacy, accountability, 
and transparency issues regarding commercial and private UAS use in the 
NAS. The February 24, 2016 meeting will build on stakeholders' previous 
work. More information about stakeholders' work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-unmanned-aircraft-systems.
    Time and Date: NTIA will convene a meeting of the multistakeholder 
process regarding unmanned aircraft systems on February 24, 2016, from 
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting date and time are 
subject to change. The meeting is subject to cancelation if 
stakeholders complete their work developing best practices. Please 
refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-unmanned-aircraft-systems, for the most 
current information.
    Place: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American 
Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20006. The location of the meeting is subject to change. Please refer 
to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-unmanned-aircraft-systems, for the most 
current information.
    Other Information: The meeting is open to the public and the press. 
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482-8238 or 
jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the 
meeting. The meeting will also be webcast. Requests for real-time 
captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to 
John Verdi at (202) 482-8238 or jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) 
business days prior to the meeting. There will be an opportunity for 
stakeholders viewing the webcast to participate remotely in the meeting 
through a moderated conference bridge, including polling functionality. 
Access details for the meeting are subject to change. Please refer to 
NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2015/multistakeholder-process-unmanned-aircraft-systems, for the most 
current information.

    Dated: February 5, 2016.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-02644 Filed 2-9-16; 8:45 am]
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