[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 155 (Wednesday, August 12, 2015)]
[Page 48332]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19817]



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 
September 1-2, 2015 at the National Conservation Training Center, 698 
Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. The meeting will be held in 
Room #201 Instructional East. 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:

-- Leadership Dialogue
-- FGDC Report/Geospatial Platform Update
-- Open Water Data Initiative
-- 3D Elevation Program
-- Crowdsourced Geospatial Data
-- Outreach and Communications
-- Geospatial Privacy
-- Landsat

    The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment during 
the morning of September 2. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC 
in writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must 
register in advance for clearance into the meeting site. Please 
register by contacting Lucia Foulkes at the Federal Geographic Data 
Committee (703-648-4142, [email protected]). Registrations are due by 
August 28. While the meeting will be open to the public, registration 
is required for entrance to the facility, and seating may be limited 
due to room capacity.

DATES: The meeting will be held on September 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. and on September 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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 are available at www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

Kenneth Shaffer,
Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2015-19817 Filed 8-11-15; 8:45 am]