[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 165 (Tuesday, August 26, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 50890]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20300]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Smart Grid Advisory Committee Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee) will 
hold an open meeting via teleconference/webinar on Tuesday, September 
9, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The primary 
purposes of this meeting are to provide an update on the NIST Smart 
Grid Program, provide a recap and analysis of the June 3-4, 2014 
meeting, and plan for the next face to face SGAC meeting. The agenda 
may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be 
posted on the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid.

DATES: The SGAC will hold an open meeting via teleconference on 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: Questions regarding the meeting should be sent to Smart Grid 
and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8200, 
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8200. For instructions on how to participate in 
the meeting via teleconference/webinar, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Cuong Nguyen, Smart Grid and 
Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, National Institute of Standards 
and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8200, Gaithersburg, MD 
20899-8200; telephone 301-975-2254, fax 301-948-5668; or via email at 
cuong.nguyen@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance 
with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The 
Committee is composed of nine to fifteen members, appointed by the 
Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established records 
of distinguished professional service in their professional community 
and knowledge of issues affecting Smart Grid deployment and operations. 
The Committee advises the Director of NIST in carrying out duties 
authorized by section 1305 of the Energy Independence and Security Act 
of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-140). The Committee provides input to NIST on 
Smart Grid standards, priorities, and gaps, on the overall direction, 
status, and health of the Smart Grid implementation by the Smart Grid 
industry, and on Smart Grid Interoperability Panel activities, 
including the direction of research and standards activities. 
Background information on the Committee is available at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid/committee.cfm.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Smart Grid Advisory 
Committee (SGAC or Committee) will hold a meeting via teleconference on 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. There will 
be no central meeting location. The public is invited to participate in 
the meeting by calling in from remote locations. The primary purposes 
of this meeting are to provide an update on the NIST Smart Grid 
Program, provide a recap and analysis of the June 3-4, 2014 meeting, 
and plan for the next face to face SGAC meeting. The agenda may change 
to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on 
the Smart Grid Web site at http://www.nist.gov/smartgrid.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee's affairs are 
invited to request a place on the agenda by submitting their request to 
Cuong Nguyen at cuong.nguyen@nist.gov or (301) 975-2254 no later than 
5:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, September 2, 2014. On Tuesday, September 9, 
2014, approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved from 1:45 p.m.-
2:00 p.m. ET 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 three 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 on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend in 
person are invited to submit written statements to Mr. Cuong Nguyen, 
Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, National 
Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 
8200, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8200; telephone 301-975-2254, fax 301-948-
5668; or via email at cuong.nguyen@nist.gov.
    All meeting participants are required to pre-register. Anyone 
wishing to participate must register by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, 
September 2, 2014, in order to be included. Please submit your name, 
email address, and phone number to Cuong Nguyen at 
cuong.nguyen@nist.gov or (301) 975-2254. After pre-registering, 
participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join 
the teleconference/webinar from a remote location in order to 
participate.

    Dated: August 20, 2014.
Willie E. May,
Associate Director for Laboratory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2014-20300 Filed 8-25-14; 8:45 am]
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