[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 244 (Tuesday, December 20, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 78944]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-32504]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. 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 
January 12, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST. The meeting will be held 
via Web conference and teleconference.
    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.
--Innovative Strategies for Geospatial Programs and Partnerships White 
Paper.
--Geospatial Workforce Development White Paper.
--Geospatial Platform Activities.

    Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register 
in advance. Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the Federal 
Geographic Data Committee (703) 648-6283, amaher@fgdc.gov). Meeting 
registrations are due by January 6, 2012. Meeting information (Web 
conference and teleconference instructions) will be provided to 
registrants prior to the meeting. While the meeting will be open to the 
public, attendance may be limited due to Web conference and 
teleconference capacity.
    The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment. 
Attendees wishing to provide public comment should register by January 
6. Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the Federal Geographic 
Data Committee (703) 648-6283, amaher@fgdc.gov). Comments may also be 
submitted to the NGAC in writing.

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 12, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 4 
p.m. EST.

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 www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

    Dated: Dceember 14, 2011.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2011-32504 Filed 12-19-11; 8:45 am]
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