[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 9, 2008)]
[Pages 52265-52266]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-20904]



Bureau of Industry and Security

Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of 
Open Meeting

    The Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee (ETRAC) 
will meet on September 23, 2008, at 10:30 a.m., in the Herbert C. 
Hoover Building, Room 4830, 14th Street between Constitution and 
Pennsylvania Avenues, NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on 
technical questions that affect controls on research and emerging 
technology activities, including those related to deemed exports.


    1. Welcome and introductions.
    2. Remarks from Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) management.
    3. Current deemed export control policy issues and initiatives, 
including BIS's notice of inquiry published on May 19, 2008 (73 FR 
28795) and extended on August 22, 2008 (73 FR 49645) requesting 
comments on two Deemed Export Advisory Committee recommendations.
    4. Emerging technology and research and development issues.
    5. U.S. competitiveness.
    6. Public comments.
    7. Priorities and workplan.
    The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 
participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the 
conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at 
[email protected], no later than September 16, 2008.
    The meeting will be open to the public and a limited number of 
seats will be available. To the extent that time permits, members of 
the public may present oral statements to the

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Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or 
after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public 
presentation materials to the Committee members, presenters should 
forward the public presentation materials one week prior to the meeting 
date to Yvette Springer at [email protected].
    For more information contact Yvette Springer on (202) 482-2813.

    Dated: September 4, 2008.
Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-20904 Filed 9-8-08; 8:45 am]