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The VCAT is composed of not fewer than 9 members appointed by the NIST Director, a majority of whom are eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations. DATES: The VCAT will meet on Monday, May 8, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be conducted by webinar. Please note instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for participation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Serena Martinez, VCAT, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1060, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1060, telephone number 301–975–2661. Mrs. Martinez’s email address is serena.martinez@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority: 15 U.S.C. 278, as amended, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The purpose of this meeting is for the VCAT to review and make recommendations regarding general policy for NIST, its organization, its budget, and its programs within the PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 framework of applicable national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. The agenda will include an update of the Committee’s progress in addressing NIST’s role in the Administration’s priorities in the areas of trade, innovation and competitiveness through fundamental measurement research and development, and communications, and a discussion on next steps. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/director/vcat/agenda.cfm. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. The meeting is available to the public through a toll-free call-in number. 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The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about 3 minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the NIST Web site at http:// www.nist.gov/director/vcat/agenda.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, and those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, are invited to submit written statements to VCAT, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1060, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899, via fax at 301–216–0529 or electronically by email to stephanie.shaw@nist.gov. Kevin Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2017–06366 Filed 3–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or 
Committee), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will 
meet by webinar in an open session on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 2:00 
p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The VCAT is composed of not fewer than 
9 members appointed by the NIST Director, a majority of whom are 
eminent in such fields as business, research, new product development, 
engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and 
international relations.

DATES: The VCAT will meet on Monday, May 8, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 
4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be conducted by webinar. Please note 
instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice 
for participation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Serena Martinez, VCAT, NIST, 100 
Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1060, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1060, 
telephone number 301-975-2661. Mrs. Martinez's email address is 
serena.martinez@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 278, as amended, and the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App.

    The purpose of this meeting is for the VCAT to review and make 
recommendations regarding general policy for NIST, its organization, 
its budget, and its programs within the framework of applicable 
national policies as set forth by the President and the Congress. The 
agenda will include an update of the Committee's progress in addressing 
NIST's role in the Administration's priorities in the areas of trade, 
innovation and competitiveness through fundamental measurement research 
and development, and communications, and a discussion on next steps. 
The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final 
agenda will be posted on the NIST Web site at http://www.nist.gov/director/vcat/agenda.cfm.
    Members of the public can listen to the discussion. The meeting is 
available to the public through a toll-free call-in number. When you 
register by email to Mrs. Serena Martinez, serena.martinez@nist.gov, 
with your name, organization affiliated with (if any), and email 
address, the toll-free call-in information, including passcode, will be 
provided to you. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls 
they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. 
The Committee will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur 
no charges for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the 
toll-free call-in number. Individuals and representatives of 
organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related 
to the Committee's affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda 
by email to stephanie.shaw@nist.gov, no later than May 1, 2017 by 5:00 
p.m. Eastern Time. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved for 
public comments and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, 
first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by 
the number of requests received, but is likely to be about 3 minutes 
each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final 
agenda that will be posted on the NIST Web site at http://www.nist.gov/director/vcat/agenda.cfm. Questions from the public will not be 
considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their 
oral statements, and those who had wished to speak but could not be 
accommodated on the agenda, are invited to submit written statements to 
VCAT, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1060, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899, 
via fax at 301-216-0529 or electronically by email to 
stephanie.shaw@nist.gov.

Kevin Kimball,
NIST Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2017-06366 Filed 3-30-17; 8:45 am]
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