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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 155 / Thursday, August 11, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things Workshop 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 workshop on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force and the Digital Economy Leadership Team on Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things. DATES: The workshop will be held on September 1, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. The location of the meeting is subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/internet-things, for the most current information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Travis Hall, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–3522; email thall@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002; email press@ ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Recognizing the vital importance of the Internet to U.S. innovation, prosperity, education, and civic and cultural life, the Department of Commerce has made it a top priority to encourage growth of the digital economy and ensure that the Internet remains an open platform for innovation and free expression. As part of the Department’s Digital Economy Agenda, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) initiated an inquiry regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) to review the current technological and policy landscape, which included a Request for Comment on ‘‘The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.’’ 1 This workshop will build on sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1 Request for Comments on the Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Aug 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 the comments received in the Request for Comment, focusing specifically on the potential benefits and challenges of these technologies and what role, if any, the U.S. Government should play in this area. This workshop will help to inform the Department’s forthcoming issuespotting, agenda-setting green paper on IoT. NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/internet-things, prior to the meeting. The workshop will consist of a number of panels and speakers that will explore in more depth the obstacles and opportunities raised by commenters on the federal government’s role in IoT deployment. Agenda topics and format are subject to change. 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 Travis Hall at (202) 482–3522 or thall@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 Travis Hall at (202) 482–3522 or thall@ ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc. gov/category/internet-things, for the most current information. Dated: August 5, 2016. Angela M. Simpson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–19048 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the SUMMARY: Things (Apr. 5, 2016) available at https://www.ntia. doc.gov/federal-register-notice/2016/rfc-potentialroles-government-fostering-advancement-internetof-things. 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Comments may also be mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, and to: Nisha Smalls, Office of Customer Education and Outreach, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; or through the Agency’s Web site at http:// comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site. Comments may also be mailed to: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; or sent by hand delivery/courier to the same address. A copy of the supporting statements for the collection of information discussed above may be obtained by visiting reginfo.gov. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things Workshop

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 workshop on behalf of the U.S. Department of 
Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force and the Digital Economy 
Leadership Team on Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.

DATES: The workshop will be held on September 1, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. 
to 3:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the U.S. Patent and Trademark 
Office, 600 Dulany Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. The location of 
the meeting is subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, 
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/internet-things, for the most current 
information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Travis Hall, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone (202) 482-3522; email thall@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Recognizing the vital importance of the 
Internet to U.S. innovation, prosperity, education, and civic and 
cultural life, the Department of Commerce has made it a top priority to 
encourage growth of the digital economy and ensure that the Internet 
remains an open platform for innovation and free expression. As part of 
the Department's Digital Economy Agenda, the National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) initiated an 
inquiry regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) to review the current 
technological and policy landscape, which included a Request for 
Comment on ``The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the 
Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.'' 
\1\ This workshop will build on the comments received in the Request 
for Comment, focusing specifically on the potential benefits and 
challenges of these technologies and what role, if any, the U.S. 
Government should play in this area. This workshop will help to inform 
the Department's forthcoming issue-spotting, agenda-setting green paper 
on IoT.
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    \1\ Request for Comments on the Benefits, Challenges, and 
Potential Roles for Government in Fostering the Advancement of the 
Internet of Things (Apr. 5, 2016) available at https://www.ntia.doc.gov/federal-register-notice/2016/rfc-potential-roles-government-fostering-advancement-internet-of-things.
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    NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, www.ntia.doc.gov/category/internet-things, prior to the meeting. The workshop will 
consist of a number of panels and speakers that will explore in more 
depth the obstacles and opportunities raised by commenters on the 
federal government's role in IoT deployment. Agenda topics and format 
are subject to change.
    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 
Travis Hall at (202) 482-3522 or thall@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 Travis Hall at (202) 482-3522 or 
thall@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the 
meeting. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/internet-things, for the most current information.

    Dated: August 5, 2016.
Angela M. Simpson,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-19048 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-60-P