[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 222 (Monday, November 20, 2017)]
[Page 55149]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-25083]



[Public Notice: 10207]

 Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting

    Title: Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting.

SUMMARY: The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) originally scheduled 
an open session on Thursday, December 7, 2017 (See Federal Register/
Vol. 82, No. 212/November 3, 2017/Notices) however this session has 
been cancelled. The session has been rescheduled for February 1, 2018 
from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at 1777 F Street NW., Washington, DC 
20006. If you wish to attend this meeting, you must submit your 
registration for the February session even if you previously registered 
for the December session. Entry will begin at 12:30 p.m. The membership 
of this advisory committee consists of private sector defense trade 
representatives, appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for 
Political-Military Affairs, who advise the Department on policies, 
regulations, and technical issues affecting defense trade. The purpose 
of the meeting will be to discuss current defense trade issues and 
topics for further study.
    The following agenda topics will be discussed and final reports 
presented: (1) One-Form electronic filing, review and discuss 
recommendations for making electronic filing more cost-effective and 
efficient for industry; (2) Identify key areas of concern with the 
proposed definition for defense services in 80 FR 31525 (June 3, 2015); 
(3) Review and provide feedback in accurately and effectively defining 
``manufacturing'' and distinguishing it from other related activities 
like assembly, integration, installment and various services; and (4) 
Examine and discuss the current rules regarding the release of 
technical data to foreign dual-nationals and identify alternative 
options that sufficiently facilitate risk assessment and risk 
    Members of the public may attend this open session and will be 
permitted to participate in the discussion in accordance with the 
Chair's instructions. Members of the public may, if they wish, submit a 
brief statement to the committee in writing.
    As seating is limited to 125 persons, each member of the public or 
DTAG member that wishes to attend this plenary session should provide: 
his/her name and contact information such as email address and/or phone 
number and any request for reasonable accommodation to the DTAG 
Alternate Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Anthony Dearth, via email 
at [email protected] by COB Monday, January 22, 2018. If notified after 
this date, the Department might be unable to accommodate requests due 
to requirements at the meeting location. One of the following forms of 
valid photo identification will be required for admission to the 
meeting: U.S. driver's license, passport, U.S. Government ID or other 
valid photo ID.

1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of 
Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 
20522-0112; telephone (202) 663-2862; FAX (202) 261-8199; or email 
[email protected].

Anthony Dearth,
Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Defense Trade Advisory Group, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-25083 Filed 11-17-17; 8:45 am]