[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 221 (Wednesday, November 16, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70970-70971]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29651]


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 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Technology Innovation Program Advisory Board

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Technology Innovation Program (TIP) Advisory Board will 
hold a meeting via teleconference on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, from 10 
a.m. to 12 noon, Eastern time. The primary purpose of this meeting is 
to discuss the future of TIP. Interested members of the public will be 
able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling 
into a central phone number.

DATES: The TIP Advisory Board will hold a meeting via teleconference 
meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Eastern 
time. The meeting will be open to the public.

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Interested parties may participate in the meeting from their remote 
location.

ADDRESSES: Questions regarding the meeting should be sent to the 
Technology Innovation Program Acting Deputy Director, National 
Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 4700, 
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8630. For instructions on how to 
participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert Sienkiewicz, Acting Deputy 
Director, Technology Innovation Program National Institute of Standards 
and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8630, telephone number 
(301) 975-2162. Dr. Sienkiewicz's email address is 
robert.sienkiewicz@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Technology Innovation Program (TIP) 
Advisory Board was established in accordance with the requirements the 
America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in 
Technology, Education, and Science (COMPETES) Act, Public Law 110-69 
(August 9, 2007), 15 U.S.C. 278n, the legislation that created TIP. The 
Board is composed of ten members appointed by the Director of NIST who 
are eminent in such fields as business, research, science and 
technology, engineering, education, and management consulting. 
Background information on the TIP Advisory Board is available at: 
http://www.nist.gov/tip/.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., 
notice is hereby given that the TIP Advisory Board will hold a meeting 
via teleconference on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 12 
noon, Eastern time. There will be no central meeting location. The 
public is invited to participate in the meeting by calling in from 
remote locations. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss the 
future of TIP.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments are invited to request detailed instructions on how to 
dial in from a remote location to participate in the meeting. 
Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved from 11:45-12:00 noon 
Eastern Standard Time 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, and those who were unable to participate are invited to 
submit written statements to the Technology Innovation Program Advisory 
Board, Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 
Bureau Drive, MS 4700, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8630, via fax (301) 
975-1150, or electronically by email to rene.cesaro@nist.gov.
    All persons wishing to participate in the meeting are required to 
pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to participate must 
register by close of business Monday, December 5, 2011, in order to be 
admitted. Please submit your name, time of participation, email 
address, and phone number to Rene S. Cesaro. At the time of 
registration, participants will be provided with detailed instructions 
on how to dial in from a remote location in order to participate. Rene 
Cesaro's email address is rene.cesaro@nist.gov and her phone number is 
(301) 975-2162.

    Dated: November 10, 2011.
Phillip Singerman,
Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services.
[FR Doc. 2011-29651 Filed 11-15-11; 8:45 am]
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