[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 162 (Tuesday, August 21, 2012)]
[Page 50543]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20544]



[Public Notice: 7985]

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 October 2, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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 
    The meeting will be led by ACICIP Chair Mr. Thomas Wheeler of Core 
Capital Partners and Ambassador Philip L. Verveer, U.S. Coordinator for 
International Communications and Information Policy. The meeting will 
discuss preparations for the World Conference on International 
Telecommunications to be held in Dubai, UAE, on December 3-14, 2012.
    Members of the public may submit suggestions and comments to the 
ACICIP. Comments concerning topics to be addressed in the agenda should 
be received by the ACICIP Executive Secretary (contact information 
below) at least ten working days prior to the date of the meeting. All 
comments must be submitted in written form and should not exceed one 
page. 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 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012. 
(Please note that this information is not retained by the ACICIP 
Executive Secretary and must therefore be re-submitted for each ACICIP 

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. Date of birth.
    4. Citizenship.
    5. 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.
    6. ID number on the form of ID that the visitor will show upon 
    7. Whether the visitor has a need for reasonable accommodation. 
Such requests received after September 20, 2012, might not be possible 
to fulfill.
    Send the above information to Joseph Burton by fax (202) 647-7407 
or email [email protected].
    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.
    Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus 
Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public 
Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of 
the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter 
Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access 
Control System (VACS-D) database. Please see the Security Records 
System of Records Notice (State-36) at http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/103419.pdf for additional information.
    For further information, please contact Joseph Burton, Executive 
Secretary of the Committee, at (202) 647-5231 or [email protected].
    General information about ACICIP and the mission of International 
Communications and Information Policy is available at: http://www.state.gov/e/eb/adcom/acicip/index.htm.

    Dated: August 13, 2012.
Douglas C. May,
Director, EB/CIP/TS, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2012-20544 Filed 8-20-12; 8:45 am]