[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 189 (Thursday, September 30, 1999)]
[Page 52788]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-25407]



Federal Advisory Committee; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public 
Law 92-463, as amended, this notice advises interested persons of a 
meeting of the Network Reliability and Interoperability Council 
(``NRIC'' or ``Council''), which will be held at the Federal 
Communications Commission in Washington, DC.

DATE: October 14, 1999 at 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

ADDRESS: Federal Communications Commission, Commission Meeting Room, 
Room TW-C305, 445 12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20554.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marsha MacBride, Executive Director of 
the FCC Year 2000 Task Force and Designated Federal Officer of the 
Council, 445 12th St. SW, Washington, DC 20554; telephone (202) 418-
e-mail [email protected].
    Press Contact, Audrey Spivak, Office of Public Affairs, 202-418-
0512, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council was established by the Federal 
Communications Commission to bring together leaders of the 
telecommunications industry and telecommunications experts from 
academic, consumer and other organizations to explore and recommend 
measures that would enhance network reliability. One of the current 
issues before the Council is the risk that the Year 2000 date 
conversion problem presents for the telecommunications networks.
    The agenda for the meeting is as follows: The Council will review 
status reports from Focus Groups 1 and 2 and test results of 
intercarrier and supplier contingency planning. Focus Group 3 will 
present a status report. Finally, the Network Reliability Steering 
Committee will present its quarterly report.
    Information concerning the activities of NRIC can be reviewed at 
the Council's website <www.nric.org@>. Material relevant to the October 
14, 1999 meeting will be posted there.
    Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The Federal 
Communications Commission will attempt to accommodate as many people as 
possible. However, admittance will be limited to the seating available. 
A live RealAudio feed will be available over the Internet; information 
on how to tune in can be found at the Commission's website 
    The public may submit written comments to the Council's designated 
Federal Officer before the meeting.

Federal Communications Commission.
Magalie Roman Salas,
[FR Doc. 99-25407 Filed 9-29-99; 8:45 am]