[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 187 (Wednesday, September 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59203-59204]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-23666]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0051]


Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC)

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of CIPAC meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council 
(CIPAC) Plenary Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at 
the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW., 
Washington, DC 20001. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The CIPAC Plenary Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 
2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. For 
additional information, please consult the CIPAC Web site, http://www.dhs.gov/cipac, or contact the CIPAC Secretariat by phone at 
(703)235-3999 or by email at [email protected].

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Walter E. Washington 
Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW., Washington, DC 20001.
    While this meeting is open to the public, participation in the 
CIPAC deliberations is limited to committee members, Department of 
Homeland Security officials, and persons invited to attend the meeting 
for special presentations.
    Immediately following the committee member deliberation and 
discussion period, there will be a limited time period for public 
comment. This public comment period is designed for substantive 
commentary that must pertain only to matters involving critical 
infrastructure protection and resiliency. Off-topic questions or 
comments will not be permitted or discussed. Please note that the 
public comment period may begin prior to 3 p.m. if the committee has 
completed its business.
    To accommodate as many speakers as possible, oral presentations 
will be limited to three (3) minutes per speaker, with no more than 30 
minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in presenting must 
register in person at the meeting location. Oral presentations will be 
permitted on a first-come, first-serve basis, and given based upon the 
order of registration; all registrants may not be able to speak if time 
does not permit.
    Written comments are welcome at any time prior to or following the 
meeting. Written comments may be sent to Renee Murphy, National 
Protection and

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Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, 
SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607. For consideration in the 
CIPAC deliberations, written comments must be received by Renee Murphy 
by no later than October 2, 2012, identified by ``DHS-2012-0051'' and 
must be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting written comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the message.
     Fax: (703) 603-5098.
     Mail: Renee Murphy, National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, SW., 
Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607.
    Instructions: All written submissions received must include the 
words ``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for 
this action. Written comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the CIPAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renee Murphy, Section Chief, Sector 
Outreach and Programs Division, Office of Infrastructure Protection, 
National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland 
Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-
0607, telephone (703) 235-3999 or via email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CIPAC represents a partnership between the 
Federal Government and critical infrastructure owners and operators and 
provides a forum in which they can engage in a broad spectrum of 
activities to support and coordinate critical infrastructure 
protection.
    The October 3, 2012 meeting will include topic-specific discussions 
focused on partnership efforts to enhance critical infrastructure 
resilience. Topics such as Physical and Cyber Critical Infrastructure 
Protection, Industrial Control Systems Security, Opportunities in 
Mitigating Aging U.S Infrastructure, Social Media's Role in Critical 
Infrastructure, and Critical Infrastructure Program Updates will be 
discussed.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the CIPAC Secretariat at (703) 235-3999 as soon as possible.

    Dated: September 20, 2012.
Larry May,
Designated Federal Officer for the Critical Infrastructure Partnership 
Advisory Council.
[FR Doc. 2012-23666 Filed 9-25-12; 8:45 am]
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