Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meeting, 10213-10214 [2016-04302]

Download as PDF 10213 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices Number domestic Computed Total ........................................................................................................................................ Number of participants who report new leadership role in the community: XXXXXXXX. Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area Enter the number of people who have adopted effective behavioral, social, and environmental interventions to prevent childhood obesity: XXXXXXXX. Enter the number of children who increased intake of fruit and vegetables: XXXXXXX. Enter the number of dollars saved in food costs by participants: $XXXXXXXXXX. Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area Enter the number of participants who have adopted mitigation strategies for agro-ecosystems and natural resource systems: XXXXXXXXXX. Enter the number of prototypes that demonstrate new or improved processes, systems, models, or technologies to reduce agriculture’s environmental footprint: XXXXXXXXXX. Food Safety Challenge Area Enter the number of participants adopting safer food handling practices at home: XXXXXXXXXX. Enter the number of new food safety management practices developed: XXXXXXXXXX. Enter the number of prototypes that demonstrate new or improved processes, systems, models, or technologies to reduce the presence of contaminants in our food systems: XXXXXXXXX. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Food Security Challenge Area Enter the number of technologies and practices adopted to enhance food security: XXXXXXXXXX. Enter the number of traits developed with the capability to predict phenotype from genotype (sequence) on a large scale: XXXXXXXXXX. Enter the number of new high density SNP or genome sequences to allow capture of genetic diversity and to accurately determine the genotypephenotype relationships to improve production: XXXXXXXXX. Enter the number of germplasm with new traits, breeding lines/varieties released for crops, fruits, and vegetable production: XXXXXXXX. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 Sustainable Bioenergy Challenge Area Enter the number of sustainable strategies adopted for regional systems that materially deliver liquid transportation biofuels: XXXXXXXX. Enter the number of prototypes that demonstrate new or improved processes, systems, models, or technologies for bioenergy, bioprocessing, or waste utilization technologies to help the U.S. move toward energy independence: XXXXXXXX. Water Challenge Area Enter the number of management practices, technologies, and tools adopted by farmers, ranchers, forest owners and managers: XXXXXXXX. Enter the number of prototypes that demonstrate new or improved processes, systems, models, or technologies to reduce the consumption of water in agriculture or promote the conservation of water: XXXXXXX. Consumer and Industry Outreach, Policy, Markets and Trade Enter the number of research findings that demonstrate a benefit of combine bio-physical and social science research: XXXXXX. Enter the number of strategies and models of coexistence of multiple crop technologies throughout the supply chain: XXXXXXX. Partnerships Developed Enter the number of partnerships and new partnerships attributed to the grant project/program: Type Number New Partnerships ................. XXXXXX Total Partnerships ......... XXXXXX Estimate of the Burden: The total reporting and record keeping requirements for the submission of the new participation, products and outcome data is estimated to average 1 additional hour per response. This estimate is based on a percentage 40 percent of the burden for a full Progress Report as previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget. Estimated Number of Responses: 8,700. Estimated Burden per Response: 1 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 8,700 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number international (XXXXXXX) Type of student (XXXXXXX) Frequency of Responses: Annually. Comments: 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments should be sent to the address stated in the preamble. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments also will become a matter of public record. Done at Washington, DC, this 29 day of January 2016. Catherine E. Woteki, Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics. [FR Doc. 2016–04188 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meeting Economic Development Administration. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. (Amended). AGENCY: The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 3, 2016, 2:00—2:45 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) and Friday, March 4, 2016, 8:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m. CST. During this time, members will continue to work on various Council initiatives which include: Innovation, entrepreneurship and workforce talent. DATES: Thursday, March 3, 2016, Time: 2:00 p.m.—2:45 p.m. CST. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 10214 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices Friday, March 4, 2016, Time: 8:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m. CST. ADDRESSES: Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody St, Nashville, TN 37210. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Offsets in Military Exports Teleconference March 3–4, 2016 Dial-In: 1–800–593–8978 Passcode: 5807298. The Council was chartered on November 10, 2009 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on related to innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States. NACIE’s overarching focus is recommending transformational policies to the Secretary that will help U.S. communities, businesses, and the workforce become more globally competitive. The Council operates as an independent entity within the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE), which is housed within the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. NACIE members are a diverse and dynamic group of successful entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors, as well as leaders from nonprofit organizations and academia. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Council’s planned work initiatives in three focus areas: Workforce/talent, entrepreneurship, and innovation. The final agenda will be posted on the NACIE Web site at http://www.eda.gov/oie/nacie/ prior to the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent questions and comments concerning the Council’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the contact information below. Those unable to attend the meetings in person but wishing to listen to the proceedings can do so through a conference call line 1– 800–593–8978, passcode: 5807298. Copies of the meeting minutes will be available by request within 90 days of the meeting date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Lenzer, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room 78018, 1401 ConstitutionAvenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; email: NACIE@doc.gov; telephone: 202–482–8001; fax: 202– 273–4781. Please reference ‘‘NACIE February 18th Meeting’’ in the subject line of your correspondence. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 23, 2016. Julie Lenzer, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. [FR Doc. 2016–04302 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Jkt 238001 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 April 29, 2016. 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 Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482–8093, mark.crace@ bis.doc.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This collection of information is required by the Defense Production Act (DPA). The DPA requires U.S. firms to furnish information to the Department of Commerce regarding offset agreements exceeding $5,000,000 in value associated with sales of weapon systems or defense-related items to foreign countries or foreign firms. Offsets are industrial or commercial compensation practices required as a condition of purchase in either government-to-government or commercial sales of defense articles and/or defense services as defined by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Such offsets are required by most major trading partners when purchasing U.S. military equipment or defense related items. II. Method of Collection Submitted electronically or on paper. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0694–0084. Form Number(s): N/A. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Type of Review: Regular submission extension. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30. Estimated Time per Response: 12 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 360 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments 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. Dated: February 23, 2016. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–04258 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Title of Collection License Exemptions and Exclusions Bureau of Industry and Security, 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 April 29, 2016. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 39 (Monday, February 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10213-10214]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04302]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship Meeting

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. (Amended).

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SUMMARY: The National Advisory Council on Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship (NACIE) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 
3, 2016, 2:00--2:45 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) and Friday, March 
4, 2016, 8:45 a.m.--12:00 p.m. CST. During this time, members will 
continue to work on various Council initiatives which include: 
Innovation, entrepreneurship and workforce talent.

DATES: 
Thursday, March 3, 2016, Time: 2:00 p.m.--2:45 p.m. CST.

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Friday, March 4, 2016, Time: 8:45 a.m.--12:00 p.m. CST.

ADDRESSES:  Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody St, Nashville, TN 
37210.

Teleconference

March 3-4, 2016
Dial-In: 1-800-593-8978
Passcode: 5807298.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The Council was chartered on November 10, 
2009 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on related to innovation and 
entrepreneurship in the United States. NACIE's overarching focus is 
recommending transformational policies to the Secretary that will help 
U.S. communities, businesses, and the workforce become more globally 
competitive. The Council operates as an independent entity within the 
Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE), which is housed within 
the U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration. 
NACIE members are a diverse and dynamic group of successful 
entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors, as well as leaders from 
nonprofit organizations and academia.
    The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Council's planned 
work initiatives in three focus areas: Workforce/talent, 
entrepreneurship, and innovation. The final agenda will be posted on 
the NACIE Web site at http://www.eda.gov/oie/nacie/ prior to the 
meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent questions and 
comments concerning the Council's affairs at any time before or after 
the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Office of Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship at the contact information below. Those unable to 
attend the meetings in person but wishing to listen to the proceedings 
can do so through a conference call line 1-800-593-8978, passcode: 
5807298. Copies of the meeting minutes will be available by request 
within 90 days of the meeting date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Julie Lenzer, Office of Innovation 
and Entrepreneurship, Room 78018, 1401 ConstitutionAvenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; email: NACIE@doc.gov; telephone: 202-482-8001; 
fax: 202-273-4781. Please reference ``NACIE February 18th Meeting'' in 
the subject line of your correspondence.

    Dated: February 23, 2016.
Julie Lenzer,
Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
[FR Doc. 2016-04302 Filed 2-26-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-WH-P