[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 26, 2008)]
[Page 72025]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-28059]



Bureau of Industry and Security

Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of 
Partially Closed Meeting

    The Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee (ETRAC) 
will meet on December 8, 2008, 1:30 p.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. 
Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution 
Avenues, NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on emerging technology 
and research activities, including those related to deemed exports.


Open Session

    1. ETRAC charge.
    2. ETRAC discussion on path forward.
    3. Subcommittees--Discussion.

(a) Biology, biotech and health sciences
(b) Chemical and materials sciences
(c) Communications, advanced computing and software
(d) Nuclear technologies and directed energy research
(e) Space and remote sensing technologies
(f) Nanotechnologies and microelectronics

    4. Public Comments and Questions.

Closed Session

    5. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the 
provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 
Sec. Sec.  10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).
    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 December 1, 2008.
    A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. 
Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members 
of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public 
may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. 
However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation 
materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that 
presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the 
meeting to Ms. Springer via e-mail.
    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of 
the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 
10, 2008, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec. Sec.  (10)(d)), that the portion 
of the meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of which would be 
likely to frustrate significantly implementation of an agency action as 
described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions 
relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec. Sec.  10(a)1 
and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the 
    For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482-2813.

    Dated: November 20, 2008.
Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-28059 Filed 11-25-08; 8:45 am]