[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 62 (Monday, April 1, 2013)]
[Page 19446]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07464]



Bureau of the Census

Census Scientific Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of a Virtual Public Meeting.


SUMMARY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice 
of a virtual meeting of the Census Scientific Advisory Committee 
(CSAC). The CSAC will provide scientific and technical expertise from 
the following disciplines: Statistical sciences, demography, economics, 
geography, psychology, survey methodology, social and behavioral 
sciences, information technology, and other fields of expertise, as 
appropriate. Last minute changes to the agenda are possible, which 
could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments.

DATES: On Thursday, April 18, the virtual meeting will begin at 
approximately 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time and adjourn at approximately 5:30 

ADDRESSES: For members of the public wishing to attend the virtual 
meeting in person, a listening room will be available at the following 
location: U.S. Census Bureau, Conference Rooms 1-3, 4600 Silver Hill 
Road, Suitland, MD 20746.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeri Green, [email protected], 
Committee Liaison Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 
Room 8H182, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 301-
763-6590. For TTY callers, please use the Federal Relay Service 1-800-

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2, Section 
10), notice is hereby given to announce an open virtual meeting of the 
CSAC. The CSAC will meet in a virtual session on April 18, 2013. A 
virtual meeting of the CSAC provides a cost savings to the government 
while still offering a venue that allows for public participation and 
transparency, as required by the FACA.
    This virtual meeting will take place by webinar and audio-video 
conferencing technology. All meeting participants, whether attending 
virtually or in person, should please register by April 10, 2013. The 
webinar will be limited to 200 participants. You may access the online 
registration form with the following link: http://www.regonline.com/csacapr2013. Web and audio instructions to participate in this meeting 
will be provided to all registered participants.
    Members of the public are encouraged to attend the meeting 
virtually. For members of the public wishing to attend in person, a 
listening room will be made available. Please see the ADDRESSES section 
of this notice for the location of the listening room.
    The agenda may be updated should priority items come before the 
Committee between the time of this publication and the scheduled date 
of the CSAC meeting.
    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to the Committee Liaison Officer as 
soon as possible, preferably two weeks prior to the meeting. If 
attending in person, due to increased security and for access to the 
meeting, please call 301-763-9906 upon arrival at the Census Bureau on 
the day of the meeting. A photo ID must be presented in order to 
receive your visitor's badge. Visitors are not allowed beyond the first 
    Any member of the public who wishes to file written data or 
comments pertaining to the agenda may do so by sending the data or 
comments via email to: [email protected] (subject line ``Virtual 
CSAC Meeting''), or by letter submission to the Committee Liaison 
Officer, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Room 8H182, 4600 
Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233. Such submissions will be 
included in the record for the meeting if received by Wednesday, April 
10, 2013.

Topics To Be Discussed

    The primary purpose of the meeting is to provide the CSAC with an 
opportunity to discuss the following items:
     Executive Remarks.
     ACS Group Quarters Working Group.
     Optimizing Self-Response in the 2020 Census.
     Adaptive Design Case Study.
    All meetings are open to the public. A brief period will be set 
aside at the meeting for public comment on April 18. However, 
individuals with extensive questions or statements (exceeding two 
minutes) must submit them in writing to Ms. Jeri Green by April 10, 

    Dated: March 20, 2013.
Thomas L. Mesenbourg, Jr.,
Senior Advisor Performing the Duties of the Director, Bureau of the 
[FR Doc. 2013-07464 Filed 3-29-13; 8:45 am]