[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 76 (Friday, April 21, 2017)]
[Pages 18732-18733]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08084]



Economic Development Administration

Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship Meeting

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Advisory Council on Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship (NACIE) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 2, 
2017, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 
from 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET. During this time, members will further 
develop their policy proposals and work plan for their two-year term. 
Topics to be covered include advanced manufacturing, access to capital 
in underserved markets, inclusive entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship 
education in schools and career development programs, and alignment of 
federal innovation and entrepreneurship programing.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
    Time: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
    Time: 8:45 a.m.--12:30 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, Room 1894.

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Please enter through the library, located on the corner of 15th St. and 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. Please note that pre-
clearance is required in order to make a statement during the public 
comment portion of the meeting. Please be sure to keep all comments to 
five minutes or less, and submit a brief statement summarizing your 
comment to Craig Buerstatte (see contact information below) no later 
than 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, April 28, 2017.


May 2, 2017

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    Dial-In: +1 650 479 3207.
    Passcode: 395 802 029.

May 3, 2017

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    Dial-In: +1 650 479 3207.
    Passcode: 395 621 725.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig Buerstatte, Office of Innovation 
and Entrepreneurship, Room 78018, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; email: [email protected]; telephone: +1 202 482 8001; 
fax: +1 202 273 4781. Please reference ``NACIE May 2017 Meeting'' in 
the subject line of your correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NACIE, established by Section 25(c) of the 
Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, as amended (15 
U.S.C. 3720(c)), and managed by EDA's Office of Innovation and 
Entrepreneurship (OIE), is a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 
committee that provides advice directly to the Secretary of Commerce. 
NACIE's advice focuses on transformational policies and programs that 
aim to accelerate innovation and increase the rate at which research is 
translated into companies and jobs, including through entrepreneurship 
and the development of an increasingly skilled, globally competitive 
workforce. Comprised of successful entrepreneurs, innovators, angel 
investors, venture capitalists, and leaders from the nonprofit and 
academic sectors, NACIE has presented to the Secretary recommendations 
from throughout the research-to-jobs continuum regarding topics 
including improving access to capital, growing and connecting 
entrepreneurial ecosystems, increasing small business-driven research 
and development, and understanding the workforce of the future. In its 
advisory capacity, NACIE also serves as a vehicle for ongoing dialogue 
with the innovation, entrepreneurship, and workforce development 
    The final agenda for the meeting will be posted on the NACIE Web 
site at http://www.eda.gov/oie/nacie/ prior to the meeting. Any member 
of the public may submit pertinent questions and comments concerning 
the NACIE's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments 
may be submitted to the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at 
the contact information below. Those unable to attend the meetings in 
person but wishing to listen to the proceedings can do so through a 
conference call line accessible via +1 650 479 3207 with passcode 395 
802 029 on May 2, 2017, and +1 650 479 3207 with passcode 395 621 725 
on May 3, 2017. Copies of the meeting minutes will be available by 
request within 90 days of the meeting date.

    Dated: April 17, 2017.
Craig Buerstatte,
Acting Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
[FR Doc. 2017-08084 Filed 4-20-17; 8:45 am]