[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 45 (Tuesday, March 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12711-12712]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5250]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Smart Grid Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee), will 
hold a meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 
primary purpose of this meeting is to review the early findings and 
observations of each Subcommittee, strategize the Table of Contents for 
the Committee report to NIST, agree on the page limit for each 
subcommittee, and look for any common overarching

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themes. There will also be breakouts for each subcommittee to meet 
individually. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. 
The final agenda will be posted on the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid.

DATES: The SGAC will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 
8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Lecture Room C, in the 
Administration Building at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Please note 
admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of 
this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. George W. Arnold, National 
Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8100, 
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8100; telephone 301-975-2232, fax 301-975-4091; 
or via e-mail at nistsgfac@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.).
    Background information on the Committee is available at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid/committee.cfm.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., 
notice is hereby given that the Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC) 
will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 
p.m. The meeting will be held in the Lecture Room C, in the 
Administration Building at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The primary 
purpose of this meeting is to review the early findings and 
observations of each Subcommittee, strategize the Table of Contents for 
the Committee report to NIST, agree on the page limit for each 
subcommittee, and look for any common overarching themes. There will 
also be breakouts for each subcommittee to meet individually. The 
agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda 
will be posted on the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid.
    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 contacting Cuong Nguyen at 
cuong.nguyen@nist.gov or (301) 975-2254 no later than March 17, 2011. 
On March 24, 2011, approximately one-half hour will be reserved at the 
end of the meeting 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. Questions from the public will not 
be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon 
their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be 
accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in 
person are invited to submit written statements to the Office of the 
National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, National 
Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 
8100, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8100; fax 301-975-4091; or via e-mail at 
nistsgfac@nist.gov.
    All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be 
admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register by close 
of business Thursday, March 17, 2011, in order to attend. Please submit 
your name, time of arrival, e-mail address, and phone number to Cuong 
Nguyen. Non-U.S. citizens must also submit their country of 
citizenship, title, employer/sponsor, and address. Mr. Nguyen's e-mail 
address is cuong.nguyen@nist.gov and his phone number is (301) 975-
2254.

    Dated: March 2, 2011.
Charles H. Romine,
Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-5250 Filed 3-7-11; 8:45 am]
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