[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 61 (Thursday, March 29, 2012)]
[Page 19032]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7479]



Geological Survey

Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on 
April 17-18, 2012 at the American Institute of Architects Building, 
1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will be 
held in the Gallery Room. The NGAC, which is composed of 
representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and 
academic organizations, was established to advise 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:

--FGDC Guidance to the NGAC
--FGDC Update
--Innovative Strategies
--National Enhanced Elevation Assessment
--Subcommittee Reports

    The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on April 
18. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of 
the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. 
Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological 
Survey (703-648-6283, amaher@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by April 
13, 2012. While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may be 
limited due to room capacity.

DATES: The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 17 
and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 18.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC 
and the meeting is available at www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

    Dated: March 22, 2012.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2012-7479 Filed 3-28-12; 8:45 am]