[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 63 (Tuesday, April 1, 2008)]
[Pages 17396-17397]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-6677]



[Public Notice 6164]

Meeting of Advisory Committee on International Communications and 
Information Policy

    The Department of State's Advisory Committee on International 
Communications and Information Policy (ACICIP) will hold a public 
meeting on April 17, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., in the Loy 
Henderson Auditorium of the Harry S. Truman Building of the U.S. 
Department of State. The Truman Building is located at 2201 C Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20520.
    The committee provides a formal channel for regular consultation 
and coordination on major economic, social and legal issues and 
problems in international communications and information policy, 
especially as these issues and problems involve users of information 
and communications services, providers of such services, technology 
research and development, foreign industrial and regulatory policy, the 
activities of international organizations with regard to communications 
and information, and developing country issues.
    The meeting will be led by ACICIP Chair Mr. Richard E. Wiley of 
Wiley Rein LLP and Ambassador David A. Gross, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International 
Communications and Information Policy.
    The meeting's agenda will include discussions pertaining to various 
upcoming international telecommunications meetings and conferences. In 
particular, there will be a report on preparations by the U.S. 
Delegation for the APEC Ministerial Meeting on Telecommunications and 
Information Industry to be held in Bangkok from April 23-25, 2008. 
Additionally, there will be reports and discussion concerning recent 
meetings between the U.S. and various government and industry during 
the recent GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as CTIA 
Wireless 2008 in Las Vegas. There will also be discussion about 
additional upcoming events, including the OECD Ministerial on the 
Future of the Internet Economy to be held in Seoul in June and the 
International Telecommunication Union's Telecom Africa 2008 to be held 
in Cairo in May. And there will also be discussion further to the last 
meeting of the ACICIP on a conference that will be led by the 
President's Digital Freedom Initiative (a public-private partnership) 
that is expected to be held in July 2008 and will focus on promoting 
broadband access in West Africa.
    Members of the public may submit suggestions and comments to the 
ACICIP. Submissions regarding an event, consultation, meeting, etc. 
listed in the agenda above should be received by the ACICIP Executive 
Secretary (contact information below) at least ten working days prior 
to the date of that listed event. All comments must be submitted in 
written form and should not exceed one page for each country (for 
comments on consultations) or for each subject area (for other 
comments). Resource limitations preclude acknowledging or replying to 
    While the meeting is open to the public, admittance to the 
Department of State building is only by means of a pre-clearance. For 
placement on the pre-clearance list, please submit the following 
information no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2008 (Please note 
that this information is not retained by the ACICIP Executive Secretary 
and must therefore be re-submitted for each ACICIP meeting):
    I. State that you are requesting pre-clearance to a meeting.
    II. Provide the following information:
    1. Name of meeting and its date and time.
    2. Visitor's full name.
    3. Company/Agency/Organization.
    4. Title at Company/Agency/Organization.
    5. Date of birth.
    6. Citizenship.
    7. Acceptable forms of identification for entry into the U.S. 
Department of State include:
     U.S. driver's license with photo.
     U.S. government agency ID.
    8. ID number on the ID visitor will show upon entry.
    Send the above information to Emily Yee by fax (202) 647-5957 or e-
mail [email protected].
    Privacy Act Statement: The above information is sought pursuant to 
5 U.S.C. 301 and 22 U.S.C. 2651a, 4802(a). The principal purpose for 
collecting the information is to assure protection of U.S. Department 
of State facilities. The information provided also may be released to 
federal, state or local agencies for law enforcement, counter-terrorism 
or homeland security

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purposes, or to other federal agencies for certain personnel and 
records management matters. Providing this information is voluntary but 
failure to do so may result in denial of access to U.S. Department of 
State facilities.
    All visitors for this meeting must use the 23rd Street entrance. 
The valid ID bearing the number provided with your pre-clearance 
request will be required for admittance. Non-U.S. government attendees 
must be escorted by Department of State personnel at all times when in 
the building.
    For further information, please contact Emily Yee, Executive 
Secretary of the Committee, at (202) 647-5205 or [email protected].
    General information about ACICIP and the mission of International 
Communications and Information Policy is available at: http://www.state.gov/e/eeb/adcom/c667.htm.

    Dated: March 18, 2008.
Emily Yee,
ACICIP Executive Secretary, Department of State.
 [FR Doc. E8-6677 Filed 3-31-08; 8:45 am]