[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 175 (Friday, September 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 55939]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-23038]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on 
October 4-5, 2011 at the National Conservation Training Center, 698 
Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. The meeting will be held in 
Room 201 Instructional East.
    The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, 
private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, has been 
established to advise the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data 
Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development 
of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be 
addressed at the meeting include:

--Recent FGDC Activities
--NGAC Feedback on Geospatial Platform
--Innovative Strategies for Geospatial Programs and Partnerships
--Geospatial Workforce Development
--NGAC Tribal Subcommittee
--NGAC Subcommittee Activities

The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment during the 
morning of October 5. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in 
writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must 
register in advance for clearance into the meeting site. Please 
register by contacting Arista Maher at the Federal Geographic Data 
Committee (703-648-6283, amaher@fgdc.gov). Registrations are due by 
September 26. While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may 
be limited due to room capacity.

DATES: The meeting will be held on October 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
and on October 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey 
(206-220-4621).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC 
and the meeting are available at http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

    Dated: September 2, 2011.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2011-23038 Filed 9-8-11; 8:45 am]
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