[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 226 (Friday, November 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28497]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of 
Partially Closed Meeting

    The Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee (ETRAC) 
will meet on December 12, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 6527, (closed session) 
and December 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 3884, (open session) at the 
Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and 
Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on emerging 
technology and research activities, including those related to deemed 
exports.

Agenda

Wednesday, December 12

Closed Session: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    1. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the 
provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 
sections 10(a)(1) and l0(a)(3).

Thursday, December 13

Open Session: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
    1. Open remarks from BIS and Chairs
    2. Public comments
    3. BIS overview on export controls for new members
    4. BIS on 521 Provision
    5. 3D Bio-printing
    6. NAS study on Nanotech Initiative ``tentative''
    7. Rare Earths Study
    8. Additive Manufacturing ``tentative''
    The open sessions will be accessible via teleconference to 40 
participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the 
conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at 
Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov no later than, December 5, 2012.
    A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. 
Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members 
of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public 
may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. 
However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation 
materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that 
presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the 
meeting to Ms. Springer via email.
    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of 
the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on October 4, 
2012, pursuant to Section l0(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
as amended, that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters of 
which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of a 
proposed agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be 
exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 
U.S.C. app. 2 sections 10(a)1 and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of 
the meeting will be open to the public.
    For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482-2813.

    Dated: November 19, 2012.
Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-28497 Filed 11-21-12; 8:45 am]
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