Defense Innovation Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 64445-64446 [2016-22585]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / Notices Contiguous Regions. The West Region consists of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. The Draft PEIS analyzes potential impacts of the deployment and operation of the NPSBN on the natural and human environment in the West Region, in accordance with FirstNet’s responsibilities under NEPA. Next Steps All comments received by the public and any interested stakeholders will be evaluated and considered by FirstNet during the preparation of the Final PEIS. Once a PEIS is completed and a Record of Decision (ROD) is signed, FirstNet will evaluate site-specific documentation, as network design is developed, to determine if the proposed project has been adequately evaluated in the PEIS or warrants a Categorical Exclusion, an Environmental Assessment, or an Environmental Impact Statement. Dated: September 15, 2016. Elijah Veenendaal, Attorney—Advisor, First Responder Network Authority. [FR Doc. 2016–22575 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–TL–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Innovation Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Innovation Board (‘‘the Board’’). This meeting is partially closed to the public. DATES: The public meeting of the Board will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The open portion of the meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. (Escort required; see guidance in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, ‘‘Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting.’’) The closed portion of the meeting of the Board will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The open portion of the meeting will be held in the Pentagon Conference Center Room B6 in the Pentagon, Washington, DC (Escort required; See guidance in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, ‘‘Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting.’’) sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 The closed portion of the meeting will be held at various locations in the Pentagon. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) is Roma Laster, Defense Innovation Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301–1155, roma.k.laster.civ@ mail.mil. The Board’s Executive Director is Joshua Marcuse, Defense Innovation Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 3A1078, Washington, DC 20301–1155, joshua.j.marcuse.civ@ mail.mil. For meeting information and to submit written comments or questions to the Board, send via email to mailbox address: joshua.j.marcuse.civ@mail.mil. Please include in the Subject line ‘‘DIB October 2016 Meeting.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140. Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the Board is to examine and provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on innovative means to address future challenges in terms of integrated change to organizational structure and processes, business and functional concepts, and technology applications. The Board focuses on (a) technology and capabilities, (b) practices and operations, and (c) people and culture. Meeting Agenda: During the open portion of the meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the Board will present and discuss their observations and recommendations on how to expand and advance innovation across the Department of Defense. Time permitting, the Board will discuss and deliberate on interim findings and recommendations regarding the challenges of: (a) Promoting innovative practices and culture in the conventional forces; (b) barriers to innovation and collaboration in the civilian workforce; (c) barriers to information sharing and the processing, exploitation, dissemination, and interoperability of data; (d) enabling workforce-driven innovation using crowdsourcing methodologies and techniques; (e) the lack of adequate organic capability and capacity for software development and rapid prototyping of software solutions; (f) approaches to increasing collaboration with entities outside the federal PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64445 government; (g) recommendations on how to improve the digital infrastructure that supports command and control; (h) streamlining of rapid fielding processes, particularly for unmanned systems; (i) the lack of a dedicated computer science core in the workforce; and (j) potential application of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, autonomy, and man-machine teaming. During the closed portion of the meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the Board will hold discussions of innovation with senior leaders from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of Net Assessment, and the Office of the Secretary of the Army. Discussion topics will include, but are not limited to, strategic platforms and technological advancements, briefings on emerging threats, future military capabilities, and observations from research sessions involving classified material. All presentations and resulting discussions are classified. Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to Federal statutes and regulations (5 U.S.C., Appendix, 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165) and the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact the Executive Director to register and make arrangements for a Pentagon escort, if necessary, no later than five business days prior to the meeting, at the email address noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Public attendees requiring escort should arrive at the Pentagon Visitor’s Center, located near the Pentagon Metro Station’s south exit (the escalators to the left upon exiting through the turnstiles) and adjacent to the Pentagon Transit Center bus terminal, with sufficient time to complete security screening no later than 8:30 a.m. on October 5, 2016. Note: Pentagon tour groups enter through the Visitor’s Center, so long lines could form well in advance. To complete security screening, please come prepared to present two forms of identification of which one must be a picture identification card. While some Government and military DoD Common Access Card holders are not required to have an escort, they may be required to pass through the Visitor’s Center to gain access to the Pentagon. Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact the Executive Director at least five business days prior to the meeting E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1 64446 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 182 / Tuesday, September 20, 2016 / Notices so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), the DoD has determined that the portion of the meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. shall be closed to the public. The Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer, in consultation with the Office of the DoD General Counsel, has determined in writing that this portion of the committee’s meeting will be closed as the discussions will involve classified matters of national security. Such classified material is so inextricably intertwined with the unclassified material that it cannot reasonably be segregated into separate discussions without disclosing matters that are classified SECRET or higher. Procedures for Providing Public Comments: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 and 41 CFR 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments to the Board about its approved agenda pertaining to this meeting or at any time regarding the Board’s mission. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Executive Director at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Written statements that do not pertain to a scheduled meeting of the Board may be submitted at any time. However, if individual comments pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then these statements must be received at least five business days prior to the meeting, otherwise, the comments may not be provided to or considered by the Board until a later date. The Executive Director will compile all timely submissions with the Board’s Chair and ensure such submissions are provided to Board Members before the meeting. Dated: September 15, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–22585 Filed 9–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY International Energy Agency Meetings Department of Energy. Notice of meetings. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: ACTION: The Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to the International Energy Agency (IEA) will meet on September 27–29, 2016, at the Conference Centre of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27, Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France, in connection with a joint SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Sep 19, 2016 Jkt 238001 meeting of the IEA’s Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and the IEA’s Standing Group on the Oil Market (SOM) on September 27, 2016, in connection with a meeting of the SEQ on that day and on September 28, 2016. There will also be a meeting involving members of the IAB in connection with the IEA’s 8th Emergency Response Exercise (ERE8) for SEQ delegates only to be held at the same location on September 29, 2016. DATES: September 27–29, 2016. ADDRESSES: 27, Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Reilly, Assistant General Counsel for International and National Security Programs, Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, 202–586– 5000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with section 252(c)(1)(A)(i) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6272(c)(1)(A)(i)) (EPCA), the following notice of meetings is provided: A meeting of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to the International Energy Agency (IEA) will be held at the Conference Centre of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27, Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France, commencing at 9:30 a.m. on September 28, 2016. The purpose of this notice is to permit attendance by representatives of U.S. company members of the IAB at a meeting of the IEA’s Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ), which is scheduled to be held at the same location and time. The IAB will also hold a preparatory meeting among company representatives at the same location at 8:30 a.m. on September 28. The agenda for this preparatory meeting is to review the agenda for the SEQ meeting. The agenda of the SEQ meeting is under the control of the SEQ. It is expected that the SEQ will adopt the following agenda: Draft Agenda of the 149th Meeting of the SEQ to be held at the Conference Centre of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27, Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France, 13 September 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m.: 1. Adoption of the Agenda 2. Approval of the Summary Record of the 148th Meeting 3. Status of Compliance with IEP Agreement Stockholding Obligations 4. Australia Return to Compliance Update 5. Bilateral Stockholding in non-OECD Countries Report PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6. ‘‘Oil Umbrella’’ Concept Next Steps 7. Oral Reports by Administration 8. Gas Resiliency Assessment of Japan 9. Emergency Response Review of Switzerland 10. ERR Programme & Preparations for New 2018–23 ERR Cycle 11. Changes to the IDR process 12. Industry Advisory Board Update 13. Mid-Term Review of Belgium 14. Report on ERE8 Main Exercise 15. Review of EU Oil Stocks Directive 16. Mexican Accession & Outreach Activities 17. Legal Study Update 18. Other Business Schedule of SEQ and SOM Meetings, 2017 Provisional Dates: —21–23 March 2017 —13–15 June 2017 —12–14 September 2017 A meeting of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to the International Energy Agency (IEA) will be held at the Conference Centre of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27, Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France, commencing at 14:00 on September 27, 2016. The purpose of this notice is to permit attendance by representatives of U.S. company members of the IAB at a joint meeting of the IEA’s Standing Group on Emergency Questions (SEQ) and the IEA’s Standing Group on the Oil Market (SOM), which is scheduled to be held at the same location and time. The agenda of the meeting is under the control of the SEQ and the SOM. It is expected that the SEQ and the SOM will adopt the following agenda: Draft Agenda of the Joint Session of the SEQ and the SOM to be held at the Conference Centre of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27, Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France, 27 September 2016, beginning at 14:00: Introduction 19. Adoption of the Agenda 20. Approval of Summary Record of 31 May 2016 21. Reports on Recent Oil Market and Policy Developments in IEA Countries 22. Report by EIO on the ‘‘World Energy Investment—2016’’ followed by Q & A 23. The Current Oil Market Situation ‘‘Presentation of OMR SEP 2016’’ followed by Q & A 24. Presentation on ‘‘Panama Canal Expansion’’, followed by Q & A 25. Presentation on the ‘‘WEO Energy and Air Pollution special report’’ followed by Q & A. 26. Other Business —Tentative schedule of upcoming SEQ and SOM meetings on: —21–23 March 2017, location TBC E:\FR\FM\20SEN1.SGM 20SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 182 (Tuesday, September 20, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64445-64446]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-22585]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Defense Innovation Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting

AGENCY: Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of 
Defense (DoD).

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce the following 
Federal advisory committee meeting of the Defense Innovation Board 
(``the Board''). This meeting is partially closed to the public.

DATES: The public meeting of the Board will be held on Wednesday, 
October 5, 2016. The open portion of the meeting will begin at 9:30 
a.m. and end at 11:30 a.m. (Escort required; see guidance in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, ``Public's Accessibility to the 
Meeting.'')
    The closed portion of the meeting of the Board will be held from 
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The open portion of the meeting will be held in the Pentagon 
Conference Center Room B6 in the Pentagon, Washington, DC (Escort 
required; See guidance in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, 
``Public's Accessibility to the Meeting.'')
    The closed portion of the meeting will be held at various locations 
in the Pentagon.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Board's Designated Federal Officer 
(DFO) is Roma Laster, Defense Innovation Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, 
Room 5B1088A, Washington, DC 20301-1155, roma.k.laster.civ@mail.mil. 
The Board's Executive Director is Joshua Marcuse, Defense Innovation 
Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 3A1078, Washington, DC 20301-1155, 
joshua.j.marcuse.civ@mail.mil. For meeting information and to submit 
written comments or questions to the Board, send via email to mailbox 
address: joshua.j.marcuse.civ@mail.mil. Please include in the Subject 
line ``DIB October 2016 Meeting.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 
U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 
1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.140.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the Board is to examine and 
provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense 
independent advice and recommendations on innovative means to address 
future challenges in terms of integrated change to organizational 
structure and processes, business and functional concepts, and 
technology applications. The Board focuses on (a) technology and 
capabilities, (b) practices and operations, and (c) people and culture.
    Meeting Agenda: During the open portion of the meeting on 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the Board will present and discuss their 
observations and recommendations on how to expand and advance 
innovation across the Department of Defense. Time permitting, the Board 
will discuss and deliberate on interim findings and recommendations 
regarding the challenges of: (a) Promoting innovative practices and 
culture in the conventional forces; (b) barriers to innovation and 
collaboration in the civilian workforce; (c) barriers to information 
sharing and the processing, exploitation, dissemination, and 
interoperability of data; (d) enabling workforce-driven innovation 
using crowdsourcing methodologies and techniques; (e) the lack of 
adequate organic capability and capacity for software development and 
rapid prototyping of software solutions; (f) approaches to increasing 
collaboration with entities outside the federal government; (g) 
recommendations on how to improve the digital infrastructure that 
supports command and control; (h) streamlining of rapid fielding 
processes, particularly for unmanned systems; (i) the lack of a 
dedicated computer science core in the workforce; and (j) potential 
application of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, 
autonomy, and man-machine teaming.
    During the closed portion of the meeting on Wednesday, October 5, 
2016, the Board will hold discussions of innovation with senior leaders 
from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of Net 
Assessment, and the Office of the Secretary of the Army. Discussion 
topics will include, but are not limited to, strategic platforms and 
technological advancements, briefings on emerging threats, future 
military capabilities, and observations from research sessions 
involving classified material. All presentations and resulting 
discussions are classified.
    Public's Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to Federal statutes 
and regulations (5 U.S.C., Appendix, 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102-
3.140 through 102-3.165) and the availability of space, the meeting is 
open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Seating is on a first-
come basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting should 
contact the Executive Director to register and make arrangements for a 
Pentagon escort, if necessary, no later than five business days prior 
to the meeting, at the email address noted in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    Public attendees requiring escort should arrive at the Pentagon 
Visitor's Center, located near the Pentagon Metro Station's south exit 
(the escalators to the left upon exiting through the turnstiles) and 
adjacent to the Pentagon Transit Center bus terminal, with sufficient 
time to complete security screening no later than 8:30 a.m. on October 
5, 2016. Note: Pentagon tour groups enter through the Visitor's Center, 
so long lines could form well in advance. To complete security 
screening, please come prepared to present two forms of identification 
of which one must be a picture identification card. While some 
Government and military DoD Common Access Card holders are not required 
to have an escort, they may be required to pass through the Visitor's 
Center to gain access to the Pentagon.
    Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special 
accommodations to access the public meeting should contact the 
Executive Director at least five business days prior to the meeting

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so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), the DoD has determined that the 
portion of the meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. shall be closed to 
the public. The Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer, in 
consultation with the Office of the DoD General Counsel, has determined 
in writing that this portion of the committee's meeting will be closed 
as the discussions will involve classified matters of national 
security. Such classified material is so inextricably intertwined with 
the unclassified material that it cannot reasonably be segregated into 
separate discussions without disclosing matters that are classified 
SECRET or higher.
    Procedures for Providing Public Comments: Pursuant to section 
10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 and 41 CFR 102-
3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written 
comments to the Board about its approved agenda pertaining to this 
meeting or at any time regarding the Board's mission. Individuals 
submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the 
Executive Director at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section. Written statements that do not pertain to a scheduled 
meeting of the Board may be submitted at any time. However, if 
individual comments pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the 
planned meeting, then these statements must be received at least five 
business days prior to the meeting, otherwise, the comments may not be 
provided to or considered by the Board until a later date. The 
Executive Director will compile all timely submissions with the Board's 
Chair and ensure such submissions are provided to Board Members before 
the meeting.

    Dated: September 15, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-22585 Filed 9-19-16; 8:45 am]
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