Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel (SNAP) and Subcommittee Naval Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting, 60972-60973 [2017-27760]

Download as PDF ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 60972 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Notices below, and to review, deliberate, and vote on the findings and recommendations presented for the study entitled: ‘‘The Future of Telemetry.’’ Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first to arrive basis. Because the meeting of the Subcommittee will be held in a Federal Government facility, security screening is required. A photo ID is required to enter the facility. To enter the facility, visitors must follow the procedures at http://www.benning.army.mil/GateInfo/ htrp.html. Please note that security and gate guards have the right to inspect vehicles and persons seeking to enter and exit the installation. For additional information about public access procedures, contact Mr. Paul Woodward, the subcommittee’s Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Army Science Board. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal Official at the address detailed below, at any point; however, if a written statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Army Science Board. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Army Science Board Chairperson, and ensure they are provided to members of the Army Science Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information please contact The Army Science Board, Designated Federal Officer, 2530 Crystal Drive, Suite 7098, Arlington, VA 22202; Ms. Heather Ierardi at Heather.J.Ierardi.civ@mail.mil or (703) 545–8652 or Mr. Paul Woodward at Paul.J.Woodward2.civ@ mail.mil or (703) 695–8344. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (U.S.C. § 552b, as amended) and 41 Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR 102–3. 140 through 160. Proposed Agenda: The Army Science Board will meet on January 9–11, 2018 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 at Fort Benning, Building 70, Room 1020. Purpose of the meeting on each day is to allow each study: (1) Man, Unmanned Teaming; (2) Independent Assessment of the Army’s Science and Technology Portfolio Realignment; (3) Multi-Domain Battle 2.0; (4) The Internet of Things: Smart Installations; (5) Independent Assessment of the Army’s Next Generation Ground Combat Vehicles Investment Strategy; and (6) Improving the Army’s Software Development and Sustainability Strategy, to collect data and hold discussions as it relates to each individual study. The voting session on the study entitled: ‘‘The Future of Telemetry’’ will be conducted on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at 1400– 1500. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–27726 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel (SNAP) and Subcommittee Naval Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel (SNAP) and subcommittee Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) will meet to discuss materials in support of two studies: ‘‘Use and Acquisition of Unmanned Systems in the Department of the Navy’’ and ‘‘Improving Governance in the Department of the Navy.’’ These sessions will be open to the public, with exception to any specific deliberations which may include the review of classified material. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pentagon, Conference Center, Room B5. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Custer, Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel, Office of the Deputy Secretary of the Navy for Policy, 1000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350, james.custer@navy.mil, 703–693–3403. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Public access is limited due to Pentagon security requirements. Members of the public wishing to attend this event must enter through the Pentagon Visitors’ Center adjacent to the Pentagon’s Metro Station Entrance. All Pentagon visitors must present two forms of valid government-issued photo identification. All visitors and belongings are required to go through security screening. All belongings are required to pass through an x-ray machine. With the exception of Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) holders, Pentagon visitors are required to have a sponsor/escort for access into the Pentagon and must be escorted at all times. Members wishing to attend this meeting must have completed all security procedures no later than 09:15 p.m. to receive a visitor badge and depart the waiting area with their sponsor/escort. Guests requiring escort will be escorted directly to the meeting room and access will be limited to areas related to meeting activities. Members of the public shall remain with designated escorts at all times while on the Pentagon reservation. Upon completion of the period of meeting open to the public, guests will be escorted to the building exit. Members of the public with questions regarding visitor access to the Pentagon may call 703–693–3953. To request a sponsor and escort for the open session of this meeting, at least 5 days in advance of the meeting, email james.custer@navy.mil and Christopher.rodeman@navy.mil or call 703–693–3403. In the subject line, please enter ‘‘Request a sponsor and escort for the Jan 8 SNAP/NRAC open session’’ and indicate in the body that you ‘‘will be attending the open session of the Advisory Panel meeting on January 8, 2018.’’ Include your name and mobile phone number. Individuals or groups may submit written statements for consideration by the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel at any time or in response to the agenda of a scheduled meeting. All correspondence must be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) in care of the address below. If the written statement is in response to the agenda of this meeting, to be considered, must be received at least five days prior to the meeting in question. The DFO will review all timely submissions with the Chair of the Secretary of the Navy Panel. The DFO will ensure submissions are provided to Panel members prior to the meeting subject to this notice. E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 26, 2017 / Notices To contact the DFO, write to: Designated Federal Officer, Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel, Office of the Deputy Secretary of the Navy for Policy, 1000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350. Dated: December 18, 2017. E.K. Baldini, Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–27760 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0161] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2019) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 25, 2018. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2017–ICCD–0161. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Room 216–34, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela at 202–245–7377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:21 Dec 22, 2017 Jkt 244001 accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS 2019) Main Study Recruitment and Field Test. OMB Control Number: 1850–0695. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 40,666. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 10,974. Abstract: The Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is an international assessment of fourth and eighth grade students’ achievement in mathematics and science. Since its inception in 1995, TIMSS has continued to assess students every 4 years. The United States will participate in TIMSS 2019 to continue to monitor the progress of its students compared to that of other nations and to provide data on factors that may influence student achievement. New in 2019, TIMSS will be a technology-based assessment conducted in an electronic format. TIMSS is designed by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), and is conducted in the U.S. by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). In preparation for the TIMSS 2019 main study, in April-May 2017, U.S. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60973 participated in a pilot study to assist in the development of eTIMSS and, in March through April 2018, U.S. will participate in a field test to evaluate new assessment items and background questions. The TIMSS 2019 Main Study data collection will take place from April through May 2019, with recruitment beginning in spring 2018. This request is to conduct the TIMSS 2019 field test and to begin recruitment of schools, teachers, and students for the main study. In November 2017, NCES will submit a request for the TIMSS 2019 Main Study data collection. Dated: December 20, 2017. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–27747 Filed 12–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Nevada Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Beatty Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, Beatty, Nevada 89003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Ulmer, Board Administrator, 232 Energy Way, M/S 167, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030. Phone: (702) 630– 0522; Fax (702) 295–2025 or Email: NSSAB@nnsa.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. Tentative Agenda: 1. Committee Update for Community Interests Analysis—Work Plan Item #7 2. Briefing and Recommendation Development for Path Forward for Closed Environmental Restoration Sites at the Tonopah Test Range— Work Plan Item #1 Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Nevada, welcomes the attendance of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 246 (Tuesday, December 26, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60972-60973]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-27760]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel (SNAP) and Subcommittee 
Naval Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel (SNAP) and 
subcommittee Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) will meet to 
discuss materials in support of two studies: ``Use and Acquisition of 
Unmanned Systems in the Department of the Navy'' and ``Improving 
Governance in the Department of the Navy.'' These sessions will be open 
to the public, with exception to any specific deliberations which may 
include the review of classified material.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018, from 10:00 
a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Pentagon, Conference Center, 
Room B5.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Custer, Secretary of the Navy 
Advisory Panel, Office of the Deputy Secretary of the Navy for Policy, 
1000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350, [email protected], 703-
693-3403.

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 and 102-3.150.
    Public access is limited due to Pentagon security requirements. 
Members of the public wishing to attend this event must enter through 
the Pentagon Visitors' Center adjacent to the Pentagon's Metro Station 
Entrance. All Pentagon visitors must present two forms of valid 
government-issued photo identification. All visitors and belongings are 
required to go through security screening. All belongings are required 
to pass through an x-ray machine. With the exception of Department of 
Defense Common Access Card (CAC) holders, Pentagon visitors are 
required to have a sponsor/escort for access into the Pentagon and must 
be escorted at all times. Members wishing to attend this meeting must 
have completed all security procedures no later than 09:15 p.m. to 
receive a visitor badge and depart the waiting area with their sponsor/
escort. Guests requiring escort will be escorted directly to the 
meeting room and access will be limited to areas related to meeting 
activities. Members of the public shall remain with designated escorts 
at all times while on the Pentagon reservation. Upon completion of the 
period of meeting open to the public, guests will be escorted to the 
building exit. Members of the public with questions regarding visitor 
access to the Pentagon may call 703-693-3953.
    To request a sponsor and escort for the open session of this 
meeting, at least 5 days in advance of the meeting, email 
[email protected] and [email protected] or call 703-693-
3403. In the subject line, please enter ``Request a sponsor and escort 
for the Jan 8 SNAP/NRAC open session'' and indicate in the body that 
you ``will be attending the open session of the Advisory Panel meeting 
on January 8, 2018.'' Include your name and mobile phone number. 
Individuals or groups may submit written statements for consideration 
by the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel at any time or in response 
to the agenda of a scheduled meeting. All correspondence must be 
submitted to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) in care of the 
address below. If the written statement is in response to the agenda of 
this meeting, to be considered, must be received at least five days 
prior to the meeting in question. The DFO will review all timely 
submissions with the Chair of the Secretary of the Navy Panel. The DFO 
will ensure submissions are provided to Panel members prior to the 
meeting subject to this notice.

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    To contact the DFO, write to: Designated Federal Officer, Secretary 
of the Navy Advisory Panel, Office of the Deputy Secretary of the Navy 
for Policy, 1000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350.

    Dated: December 18, 2017.
E.K. Baldini,
Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, 
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-27760 Filed 12-22-17; 8:45 am]
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