[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 192 (Wednesday, October 2, 1996)]
[Page 51437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-25138]



Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS); 

ACTION: Notice of conference.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 92-463, as amended, notice is hereby 
given on a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on 
Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of DACOWITS is to advise 
the Secretary of Defense on matters relating to women in the Services. 
The Committee meets semiannually.

DATES: October 23-27, 1996 (Summarized agenda follows).

ADDRESSES: Oklahoma City Medallion Hotel, One North Broadway Oklahoma 
City, OK 73102 Phone Number: 1-800-285-2780.

AGENDA: Sessions will be conducted daily and will be open to the 
public. The agenda will include the following:

Wednesday, October 23, 1996

General conference registration
Field Trip (DACOWITS Members and Senior Military Representatives 

Thursday, October 24, 1996

Opening Ceremony/General Business Session (Open to Public)
Lunch (Paid Registered Conference Participants only)
Subcommittee sessions (Open to Public)

Friday, October 25, 1996

Subcommittee sessions (Open to Public)
Lunch (Paid Registered Conference Participants only)
Subcommittee sessions Wrap-up (Open to Public)

Saturday, October 26, 1996

Tri-Committee Review (Open to Public)
Executive Committee Rules and Procedures

Sunday, October 27, 1996

Final Committee Meeting/Military Representatives review (Open to 
Closing session (Open to Public)

Lieutenant Colonel Kay Troutt, USAF or CDR Tala J. Welch, USN DACOWITS 
and Military Women Matters, OASD (Force Management Policy), 4000 
Defense Pentagon, Room 3D769, Washington, DC 20301-4000; Telephone 
(703) 697-2122.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following rules and regulations will 
govern the participation by members of the public at the conference:
    (1) Members of the public will not be permitted to attend the OSD 
Reception and Dinner and Field Trip.
    (2) The Opening Session/business session, all subcommittee sessions 
and the closing session will be open to the public.
    (3) Interested persons may submit a written statement for 
consideration by the Committee and/or make an oral presentation of such 
during the conference.
    (4) Persons desiring to make an oral presentation or submit a 
written statement to the Committee must notify the point of contact 
listed above no later than October 18, 1996.
    (5) Length and number of oral presentations to be made will depend 
on the number of requests received from members of the public.
    (6) Oral Presentations by members of the public will be permitted 
only on Sunday, October 27, 1996 before the full Committee.
    (7) Each person desiring to make an oral presentation must provide 
the DACOWITS office 1 copy of the presentation by October 18, 1996 and 
make 175 copies of any material that is intended for distribution at 
the conference.
    (8) Persons submitting a written statement for inclusion in the 
minutes of the conference must submit to the DACOWITS staff one copy by 
the close of the conference.
    (9) Other new items from members of the public may be presented in 
writing to any DACOWITS member for transmittal to the DACOWITS Chair or 
Executive Director, DACOWITS and Military Women Matters to consider.
    (10) Members of the public will not be permitted to enter oral 
discussion conducted by the Committee members at any of the sessions; 
however, they will be permitted to reply to questions directed to them 
by the members of the Committee.
    (11) Members of the public will be permitted to ask questions to 
the scheduled speakers if recognized by the Chair and if time allows 
after the official participants have asked questions and/or made 
    (12) Non social agenda events that are not open to the public are 
for administrative matters unrelated to substantive advice provided to 
the Department of Defense and do not involve DACOWITS deliberations or 
decision-making issues before the Committee.
    Dated: September 25, 1996.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 96-25138 Filed 10-01-96; 8:45 am]