Community Connectivity Initiative-Webinar Series, 38143-38144 [2016-13903]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 113 / Monday, June 13, 2016 / Notices webinar will be posted to www.mafmc.org. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331 or on their Web site at www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. The MAFMC’s Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to develop recommendations for final action on the Council’s Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment. This amendment will prohibit the development of new and expansion of existing directed commercial fisheries on unmanaged forage species in MidAtlantic Federal waters until the Council has had an adequate opportunity to both assess the scientific information relating to any new or expanded directed fisheries and consider potential impacts to existing fisheries, fishing communities, and the marine ecosystem. At this meeting, the AP will consider comments received during public hearings and will develop recommendations to the Council’s Ecosystem and Ocean Planning Committee and to the full Council for final action on the amendment. An EOP Committee meeting on the same topic will be held on July 7, 2016. The Council plans to take final action on the amendment at their meeting in Virginia Beach on August 8–11, 2016. More information on the EOP AP meeting, the EOP Committee meeting, and the August Council meeting, including agendas and background materials, will be posted to www.mafmc.org. 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AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, will host a nine-part series of monthly webinars to engage stakeholders to inform the development of the Community Connectivity Initiative (Initiative). The objective of the Initiative is to support communities working to accelerate broadband access, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies, and support local community priorities. The webinar series will convene stakeholders to discuss the role that broadband plays in achieving local priorities and will solicit input on the development of the Initiative, which is a compilation of three new resources for local communities featuring: (1) A Community Connectivity framework; (2) an online self-assessment tool; and (3) a report and recommendations. Through collaborative sessions, participants will: Review the Community Connectivity framework; review assessment questions and response options; co-design the structure and content for the report and recommendations; and identify supporting resources and tools that will support the local communities’ use of the tools in 2017 and beyond. DATES: The Community Connectivity Initiative monthly webinars will be held on the second Thursday of each month from 2:00–3:00 p.m., Eastern Time, starting on July 14, 2016 and ending on March 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: This is a virtual meeting. Participants can register for one or more webinars in the series at NTIA’s Web site at http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/ CommunityConnectivityWebinars. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Brown, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4889, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 280–8260; email: bbrown@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38143 NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program provides expert advice and field-proven tools for assessing broadband adoption, planning new infrastructure and engaging a wide range of partners in broadband projects. BroadbandUSA convenes workshops on a regular basis to bring stakeholders together to discuss ways to improve broadband policies, share best practices, and connect communities to other federal agencies and funding sources for the purpose of expanding broadband infrastructure and adoption throughout America’s communities. Experts from NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program are available to provide technical assistance and to connect communities with additional resources, such as best practices, guides and program models. NTIA’s BroadbandUSA team is developing new tools to support communities working to expand broadband access, adoption and use. The Initiative will provide communities with a comprehensive self-assessment tool and report to enable communities to better understand how their current policies and programs support broadband connectivity; an index or comparative community connectivity score; technical assistance with broadband planning and implementation; and access to an expanding community of practice. This webinar series will address the development of each of these components, including the planning framework, online self-assessment tool, and report with recommendations. Each webinar will include a 15–20 minute overview and update on the Community Connectivity Initiative and a discussion topic pertinent to the 2016 development and program roll-out. The proposed focus areas for each meeting are listed below: July 14: Initiative update and framework and assessment design discussion Aug. 11: Initiative update and discussion of the report and recommended output Sept.8: Initiative update and recommendations discussion Oct. 13: Initiative update and discussion on user support requirements Nov. 10: Initiative update and evaluation discussion Dec. 8: Initiative update and discussion of training requirements Jan. 12: Initiative update and discussion of roll-out timeline Feb. 9: Initiative update and communication discussion March 9: Initiative update and next steps discussion Participants are welcome to attend one or many webinars. General E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 38144 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 113 / Monday, June 13, 2016 / Notices questions and comments are welcome at any time during webinars via email to BroadbandUSA@ntia.doc.gov. The webinars are open to the public and press. Pre-registration is recommended. NTIA asks registrants to provide their first and last names and email addresses for both registration purposes and to receive any updates on the BroadbandUSA Community Connectivity Initiative at http:// www2.ntia.doc.gov/ CommunityConnectivityWebinars or via email at BroadbandUSA@ntia.doc.gov. Meeting agendas and relevant documents, including information on how to register for one or more webinars, will be also available on NTIA’s Web site at http:// www2.ntia.doc.gov/ CommunityConnectivityWebinars. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify the NTIA contact listed above at least seven (7) business days before the meeting. Dated: June 8, 2016. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. 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Mailed or faxed comments to OMB should be to the attention of the OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or Social Security numbers, should not be included. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.reginfo.gov (this link active on the day following publication of this notice). Select ‘‘Information Collection Review,’’ under ‘‘Currently under Review,’’ use the dropdown menu ‘‘Select Agency’’ and select ‘‘Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’’ (recent submissions to OMB will be at the top of the list). The same documentation is also available at www.regulations.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 113 (Monday, June 13, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38143-38144]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-13903]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Community Connectivity Initiative--Webinar Series

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

ACTION: Notice of open meetings, monthly webinars.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, will host a nine-part 
series of monthly webinars to engage stakeholders to inform the 
development of the Community Connectivity Initiative (Initiative). The 
objective of the Initiative is to support communities working to 
accelerate broadband access, improve digital inclusion, strengthen 
policies, and support local community priorities. The webinar series 
will convene stakeholders to discuss the role that broadband plays in 
achieving local priorities and will solicit input on the development of 
the Initiative, which is a compilation of three new resources for local 
communities featuring: (1) A Community Connectivity framework; (2) an 
online self-assessment tool; and (3) a report and recommendations. 
Through collaborative sessions, participants will: Review the Community 
Connectivity framework; review assessment questions and response 
options; co-design the structure and content for the report and 
recommendations; and identify supporting resources and tools that will 
support the local communities' use of the tools in 2017 and beyond.

DATES: The Community Connectivity Initiative monthly webinars will be 
held on the second Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:00 p.m., Eastern 
Time, starting on July 14, 2016 and ending on March 9, 2017.

ADDRESSES: This is a virtual meeting. Participants can register for one 
or more webinars in the series at NTIA's Web site at http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/CommunityConnectivityWebinars.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Brown, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Room 4889, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20230; telephone: (202) 280-8260; email: bbrown@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    NTIA's BroadbandUSA program provides expert advice and field-proven 
tools for assessing broadband adoption, planning new infrastructure and 
engaging a wide range of partners in broadband projects. BroadbandUSA 
convenes workshops on a regular basis to bring stakeholders together to 
discuss ways to improve broadband policies, share best practices, and 
connect communities to other federal agencies and funding sources for 
the purpose of expanding broadband infrastructure and adoption 
throughout America's communities. Experts from NTIA's BroadbandUSA 
program are available to provide technical assistance and to connect 
communities with additional resources, such as best practices, guides 
and program models.
    NTIA's BroadbandUSA team is developing new tools to support 
communities working to expand broadband access, adoption and use. The 
Initiative will provide communities with a comprehensive self-
assessment tool and report to enable communities to better understand 
how their current policies and programs support broadband connectivity; 
an index or comparative community connectivity score; technical 
assistance with broadband planning and implementation; and access to an 
expanding community of practice. This webinar series will address the 
development of each of these components, including the planning 
framework, online self-assessment tool, and report with 
recommendations. Each webinar will include a 15-20 minute overview and 
update on the Community Connectivity Initiative and a discussion topic 
pertinent to the 2016 development and program roll-out. The proposed 
focus areas for each meeting are listed below:

July 14: Initiative update and framework and assessment design 
discussion
Aug. 11: Initiative update and discussion of the report and recommended 
output
Sept.8: Initiative update and recommendations discussion
Oct. 13: Initiative update and discussion on user support requirements
Nov. 10: Initiative update and evaluation discussion
Dec. 8: Initiative update and discussion of training requirements
Jan. 12: Initiative update and discussion of roll-out timeline
Feb. 9: Initiative update and communication discussion
March 9: Initiative update and next steps discussion

    Participants are welcome to attend one or many webinars. General

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questions and comments are welcome at any time during webinars via 
email to BroadbandUSA@ntia.doc.gov. The webinars are open to the public 
and press. Pre-registration is recommended. NTIA asks registrants to 
provide their first and last names and email addresses for both 
registration purposes and to receive any updates on the BroadbandUSA 
Community Connectivity Initiative at http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/CommunityConnectivityWebinars or via email at 
BroadbandUSA@ntia.doc.gov. Meeting agendas and relevant documents, 
including information on how to register for one or more webinars, will 
be also available on NTIA's Web site at http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/CommunityConnectivityWebinars.
    Individuals requiring accommodations, such as language 
interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify the NTIA 
contact listed above at least seven (7) business days before the 
meeting.

    Dated: June 8, 2016.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-13903 Filed 6-10-16; 8:45 am]
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