Notice of Amendments to the Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region in Conjunction With the Trade Americas-Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference, 29928-29929 [2020-10762]

Download as PDF 29928 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices amended, 5 U.S.C. App. (FACA). The Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on government policies and programs that affect the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The Board acts as a liaison to the stakeholders represented by the membership, consulting with them on current and emerging issues in the industry to support sustainable growth in travel and tourism. The National Travel and Tourism Office is accepting applications for Board members. Members shall be Chief Executive Officers or senior executives from U.S. companies, U.S. organizations, or U.S. entities in the travel and tourism sectors representing a broad range of products and services, company sizes, and geographic locations. 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For eligibility purposes, a U.S. entity is a tourismrelated entity that can demonstrate U.S. ownership or control, including but not limited to state and local tourism marketing entities, state government tourism offices, state and/or local government-supported tourism marketing entities, and multi-state tourism marketing entities. Members of the Board will be selected in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the Board as set forth in the Board’s charter and in a manner that ensures that the Board is balanced in terms of geographic diversity, diversity in size of company or organization to be VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 represented, and representation of a broad range of services in the travel and tourism industry. Each member shall serve for two years from the date of the appointment, and at the pleasure of the Secretary of Commerce. Members serve in a representative capacity, representing the views and interests of their particular business sector, and not as Special Government employees. Members will receive no compensation for their participation in Board activities. Members participating in Board meetings and events will be responsible for their travel, living, and other personal expenses. Meetings will be held regularly and, to the extent practical, not less than twice annually, usually in Washington, DC. To be considered for membership, please provide the following information by the Friday, June 19, 2020 deadline to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section: 1. The name and title of the individual requesting consideration. 2. A sponsor letter from the applicant on his or her company/organization/ entity letterhead or, if the applicant is to represent a company/organization/ entity other than his or her employer, a letter from the company/organization/ entity to be represented, containing a brief statement of why the applicant should be considered for membership on the Board. This sponsor letter should also address the applicant’s travel and tourism-related experience. 3. The applicant’s personal resume. 4. An affirmative statement that the applicant is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. 5. If the applicant is to represent a company, information regarding the control of the company, including the stock holdings as appropriate, signifying compliance with the criteria set forth above. 6. If the applicant is to represent an organization, information regarding the control of the organization, including the governing structure, members, and revenue sources as appropriate, signifying compliance with the criteria set forth above. 7. If the applicant is to represent a tourism-related entity, the functions and responsibilities of the entity, and information regarding the entity’s U.S. ownership or control, signifying compliance with the criteria set forth above. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8. The company’s, organization’s, or entity’s size, product or service line and major markets in which the company, organization, or entity operates. 9. A brief statement describing how the applicant will contribute to the work of the Board based on his or her unique experience and perspective (not to exceed 100 words). Jennifer Aguinaga, Designated Federal Officer, National Travel and Tourism Office. [FR Doc. 2020–10718 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Amendments to the Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region in Conjunction With the Trade AmericasBusiness Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is amending the Notice published December 16, 2019, regarding the Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region in conjunction with the Trade Americas—Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference, scheduled from May 31–June 5, 2020, to amend the dates and deadline for submitting applications for the event. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments to Revise the Regional Conference Dates, and Deadline for Submitting Applications. SUMMARY: Background The dates of ITA’s planned Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region and Conference have been modified from May 31–June 5, 2020, to November 15– 20, 2020. The new deadline for applications has been extended to May 29, 2020. Applications may be accepted after that date if space remains and scheduling constraints permit. Interested U.S. companies and trade associations/organizations that have not already submitted an application are encouraged to do so. The proposed schedule is updated as follows: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 97 / Tuesday, May 19, 2020 / Notices 29929 PROPOSED TIMETABLE Saturday, November 14, 2020. Sunday, November 15, 2020 Monday, November 16, 2020 Travel Day/Arrival in Barbados. Optional Local Tour/Activities. Barbados. Afternoon: Registration, Briefing and U.S. Embassy Officer Consultations. Evening: Networking Reception. Barbados. Morning: Registration and Trade Americas—U.S.-Caribbean Business Conference. Afternoon: U.S. Embassy Officer Consultations. Evening: Networking Reception. Optional Tuesday, November 17, 2020. November 18–20, 2020 ....... Barbados/Eastern Caribbean Region Business-to-Business Meetings or Travel day. Travel day or Business-to-Business Meetings in: Option (A) Dominican Republic. Option (B) Guyana. Option (C) Haiti. Option (D) Jamaica. Option (E) Suriname. Option (F) The Bahamas. Option (H) Trinidad & Tobago. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis in accordance with the Notice published at 84 FR 68393 (December 16, 2019). The applicants selected will be notified as soon as possible. Contacts U.S. Trade Americas Team Contact Information: Delia Valdivia, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service—Los Angeles (West), CA, delia.valdivia@trade.gov, Tel: 310– 597–8218 Diego Gattesco, Director, U.S. Commercial Service—Wheeling, WV, Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov, Tel: 304– 243–5493 Gemal Brangman, Senior Advisor, Trade Missions, ITA Events Management Task Force. [FR Doc. 2020–10762 Filed 5–18–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on Thursday June 4, 2020, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. DATES: June 4, 2020, from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time EDT. Members of the public wishing to participate must register in advance with Cora Dickson at the contact information below by 5 p.m. EDT on SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:57 May 18, 2020 Jkt 250001 Thursday, June 4, 2020, in order to preregister, including any requests to make comments during the meeting or for accommodations or auxiliary aids. ADDRESSES: To register, please contact Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. Registered participants will be emailed the login information for the meeting, which will be conducted via WebEx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482–6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the REEEAC pursuant to discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), on July 14, 2010. The REEEAC was re-chartered most recently on June 7, 2018. The REEEAC provides the Secretary of Commerce with advice from the private sector on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the export competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services. On June 4, 2020, the REEEAC will hold the seventh, and final in-person meeting of its current charter term. The Committee, with officials from the Department of Commerce and other agencies, will discuss major issues affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, consider recommendations for approval, and brief senior U.S. government officials on the efforts completed during the current Committee’s charter term. An agenda PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will be made available by May 28, 2020 upon request to Cora Dickson. The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATE caption. Requests for auxiliary aids must be submitted by the registration deadline. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to fill. A limited amount of time before the close of the meeting will be available for oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two to five minutes per person (depending on number of public participants). Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Cora Dickson using the contact information above and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments, as well as the name and address of the proposed participant, by 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a copy of their oral comments by email to Cora Dickson for distribution to the participants in advance of the meeting. Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the REEEAC’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted via email to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, c/o: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce; Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. To be considered during the meeting, public comments must be transmitted to the REEEAC prior to the meeting. As such, E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 97 (Tuesday, May 19, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29928-29929]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10762]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Amendments to the Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region 
in Conjunction With the Trade Americas-Business Opportunities in the 
Caribbean Region Conference

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, is amending the Notice published December 16, 2019, 
regarding the Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region in conjunction with 
the Trade Americas--Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region 
Conference, scheduled from May 31-June 5, 2020, to amend the dates and 
deadline for submitting applications for the event.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments to Revise the Regional Conference 
Dates, and Deadline for Submitting Applications.

Background

    The dates of ITA's planned Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region 
and Conference have been modified from May 31-June 5, 2020, to November 
15-20, 2020. The new deadline for applications has been extended to May 
29, 2020. Applications may be accepted after that date if space remains 
and scheduling constraints permit. Interested U.S. companies and trade 
associations/organizations that have not already submitted an 
application are encouraged to do so. The proposed schedule is updated 
as follows:

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                           Proposed Timetable
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Saturday, November 14, 2020..  Travel Day/Arrival in Barbados. Optional
                                Local Tour/Activities.
Sunday, November 15, 2020....  Barbados. Afternoon: Registration,
                                Briefing and U.S. Embassy Officer
                                Consultations. Evening: Networking
                                Reception.
Monday, November 16, 2020....  Barbados. Morning: Registration and Trade
                                Americas--U.S.-Caribbean Business
                                Conference. Afternoon: U.S. Embassy
                                Officer Consultations. Evening:
                                Networking Reception.
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                                Optional
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020...  Barbados/Eastern Caribbean Region
                                Business-to-Business Meetings or Travel
                                day.
November 18-20, 2020.........  Travel day or Business-to-Business
                                Meetings in: Option (A) Dominican
                                Republic. Option (B) Guyana. Option (C)
                                Haiti. Option (D) Jamaica. Option (E)
                                Suriname. Option (F) The Bahamas. Option
                                (H) Trinidad & Tobago.
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    The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make 
selection decisions on a rolling basis in accordance with the Notice 
published at 84 FR 68393 (December 16, 2019). The applicants selected 
will be notified as soon as possible.

Contacts

    U.S. Trade Americas Team Contact Information:

Delia Valdivia, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial 
Service--Los Angeles (West), CA, [email protected], Tel: 310-
597-8218
Diego Gattesco, Director, U.S. Commercial Service--Wheeling, WV, 
[email protected], Tel: 304-243-5493

Gemal Brangman,
Senior Advisor, Trade Missions, ITA Events Management Task Force.
[FR Doc. 2020-10762 Filed 5-18-20; 8:45 am]
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