[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 94 (Tuesday, May 15, 2012)]
[Page 28655]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-11756]



[Public Notice: 7882]

Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and 
Information Policy

    The Department of State's Advisory Committee on International 
Communications and Information Policy (ACICIP) will hold a public 
meeting on June 14, 2012 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 647 of 
Annex Building 44 of the U.S. Department of State. The State Annex 44 
Building is located at 301 Fourth Street SW., Washington, DC 20547.
    The committee provides a formal channel for regular consultation 
and coordination on major economic, social and legal issues and 
problems in international communications and information policy, 
especially as these issues and problems involve users of information 
and communications services, providers of such services, technology 
research and development, foreign industrial and regulatory policy, the 
activities of international organizations with regard to communications 
and information, and developing country issues.
    The meeting will be led by ACICIP Chair Mr. Thomas Wheeler of Core 
Capital Partners and Ambassador Philip L. Verveer, U.S. Coordinator for 
International Communications and Information Policy. The meeting's 
agenda will include discussions pertaining to various upcoming 
international telecommunications meetings and conferences, as well as 
bilateral and multilateral meetings that have taken place recently. In 
addition, the Committee will discuss key issues of importance to U.S. 
communications policy interests, including: recent private sector 
advisory efforts focused on the information and communications 
technology (ICT) aspects of international disaster response; recent 
public-private efforts to provide training to international 
communications professionals and regulators from the developing world; 
and human rights and economic issues related to the Internet.
    Members of the public may submit suggestions and comments to the 
ACICIP. Comments concerning topics to be addressed in the agenda should 
be received by the ACICIP Executive Secretary (contact information 
below) at least ten working days prior to the date of the meeting. All 
comments must be submitted in written form and should not exceed one 
page. Resource limitations preclude acknowledging or replying to 
    While the meeting is open to the public, admittance to the building 
is only by means of a pre-clearance. For placement on the pre-clearance 
list, please submit the following information no later than 5 p.m. on 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012. (Please note that this information is not 
retained by the ACICIP Executive Secretary and must therefore be re-
submitted for each ACICIP meeting):

I. State That You Are Requesting Pre-Clearance to a Meeting
II. Provide the Following Information
    1. Name of meeting and its date and time
    2. Visitor's full name
    3. Visitor's organization/company affiliation
    4. Acceptable forms of identification for entry into the building 
     U.S. driver's license with photo
     U.S. government agency ID
    5. Whether the visitor has a need for reasonable accommodation. 
Such requests received after June 4, 2012, might not be possible to 

    Send the above information to Joseph Burton by fax (202) 647-7407 
or email [email protected].
    Please note that registrations will be accepted to the capacity of 
the meeting room.
    All visitors for this meeting must use the main entrance and show a 
valid ID to gain admittance. Non-U.S. Government attendees must be 
escorted by Department of State personnel at all times when in the 
    For further information, please contact Joseph Burton, Executive 
Secretary of the Committee, at (202) 647-5231 or [email protected].
    General information about ACICIP and the mission of International 
Communications and Information Policy is available at: http://www.state.gov/e/eb/adcom/acicip/index.htm.

    Dated: May 7, 2012.
Joseph Burton,
ACICIP Executive Secretary, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2012-11756 Filed 5-14-12; 8:45 am]