[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 57 (Monday, March 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 17993]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06749]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8252]


Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting

SUMMARY: The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) will meet in open 
session from 1:00 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1777 F 
Street NW., Washington, DC Entry and registration will begin at 12:30 
p.m. The membership of this advisory committee consists of private 
sector defense trade representatives, appointed by the Assistant 
Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, who advise the 
Department on policies, regulations, and technical issues affecting 
defense trade. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss current 
defense trade issues and topics for further study.
    The following agenda topics will be discussed: review of the 
current definitions of technical data, as well as the control language 
applied in each regulation, resulting in harmonized definitions and 
controls in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and 
the Export Administration Regulations (EAR); review of cloud computing, 
its various implementation arrangements, and a report on the 
implications for regulators and possible guidance that might be 
promulgated for use by exporters consistent with regulatory controls; 
and review of the current definitions of fundamental research, 
resulting in a harmonized definition that can be used in both the ITAR 
and the EAR.
    Members of the public may attend this open session and will be 
permitted to participate in the discussion in accordance with the 
Chair's instructions. Members of the public may, if they wish, submit a 
brief statement to the committee in writing.
    As seating is limited to 125 persons, those wishing to attend the 
meeting must notify the DTAG Alternate Designated Federal Officer (DFO) 
by COB Friday, May 3, 2013. Members of the public requesting reasonable 
accommodation must also notify the DTAG Alternate DFO by that date. If 
notified after this date, the Department will be unable to accommodate 
requests due to requirements at the meeting location.
    Each non-member observer or DTAG member that wishes to attend this 
plenary session should provide: his/her name and identifying data such 
as driver's license number, U.S. Government ID, or U.S. Military ID, to 
the DTAG Alternate DFO, Patricia Slygh, via email at SlyghPC@state.gov. 
One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be 
required for admission to the meeting: U.S. driver's license, passport, 
U.S. Government ID or other valid photo ID.
    For additional information, contact Patricia Slygh, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 
12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-
Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112; 
telephone (202) 663-2830; FAX (202) 261-8199; or email 
SlyghPC@state.gov.

    Dated: March 15, 2013.
Patricia C. Slygh,
Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Defense Trade Advisory Group, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-06749 Filed 3-22-13; 8:45 am]
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