[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 189 (Monday, September 29, 2008)]
[Page 56608]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-22761]



U.S. Geological Survey

Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on 
October 15-16, 2008 at the National Conservation Training Center, 698 
Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. The meeting will be held in 
Room 161 Instructional West.
    The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, 
private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, has been 
established to advise the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data 
Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development 
of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be 
addressed at the meeting include:

--Changing Landscape White Paper.
--Geospatial Transition Paper.
--National Land Parcel Data Study.
--Imagery for the Nation Update.
--Geospatial Line of Business Update.
--NGAC Action Plan.

    The meeting will include two opportunities for public comment. 
During the afternoon of October 15, comments specific to National Land 
Parcel Data may be offered. In addition, there will be a general public 
comment period during the morning of October 16. Comments may also be 
submitted to the NGAC in writing.
    Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register 
in advance for clearance into the meeting site. Please register by 
contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological Survey (703-648-6283, 
[email protected]). Registrations are due by October 10. While the 
meeting will be open to the public, seating may be limited due to room 
    Members of the public who cannot attend in person may listen to the 
meeting via conference call/web conference. Please register in advance 
for the conference call by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. 
Geological Survey (703-648-6283, [email protected]). Registrations are 
due by October 10. Instructions will be provided. The number of 
participants may be limited by conference line capacity.

DATES: The meeting will be held on October 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
and on October 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC 
and the meeting are available at http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

    Dated: September 19, 2008.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. E8-22761 Filed 9-26-08; 8:45 am]