[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 126 (Monday, July 1, 2013)]
[Pages 39301-39302]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-15656]



[Docket No. DHS-2013-0044]

Committee name: Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council

AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC) will 
meet on July 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to 
the public.

DATES: The HSAAC will meet Wednesday, July 17, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 
3:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee 
has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Ronald Reagan International 
Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Floor B, Room B1.5-10, 
Washington, DC 20004. All visitors to the Ronald Reagan International 
Trade Center must bring a Government-issued photo ID. Please use the 
main entrance on 14th Street, NW.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, send an 
email to [email protected] or contact Lindsay Burton at 
202-447-4686 as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the committee prior to the adoption 
of the recommendations as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than 
Tuesday, July 9, 2013; must include DHS-2013-0044 as the identification 
number; and may be submitted using one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket 
number in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-447-3713
     Mail: Academic Engagement; MGMT/Office of Academic 
Engagement/Mailstop 0440; Department of Homeland Security; 245 Murray 
Lane SW; Washington, DC 20528-0440
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. 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 Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, 
go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for ``HSAAC'' then select 
the notice dated July 1, 2013.
    One thirty-minute public comment period will be held during the 
meeting on July 17, 2013 after the conclusion of the presentation of 
draft recommendations, but before the HSAAC deliberates. Speakers will 
be requested to limit their comments to three minutes. Contact the 
Office of Academic Engagement as indicated below to register as a 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lindsay Burton, Office of Academic 
Engagement/Mailstop 0440; Department of Homeland Security; 245 Murray 
Lane SW; Washington, DC 20528-0440, email: 
[email protected], tel: 202-447-4686 and fax: 202-447-3713.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
HSAAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and senior 
leadership on matters relating to student and recent graduate 
recruitment; international students; academic research; campus and 
community resiliency, security and preparedness; faculty exchanges; and 
    Agenda: The six HSAAC subcommittees (Student and Recent Graduate 
Recruitment, Homeland Security Academic Programs, Academic Research and 
Faculty Exchange, International Students, Campus Resilience, and 
Cybersecurity) will give progress reports. The HSAAC Subcommittee on 
Cybersecurity may present draft recommendations for action in response 
to the taskings issued by Secretary Napolitano, including: how to 
attract students, student veterans and

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recent graduates to cybersecurity jobs at DHS; how DHS can better 
promote the DHS/National Security Agency National Centers of Academic 
Excellence cybersecurity programs to the higher education community; 
how to define the core elements of cybersecurity degree and certificate 
programs to prepare graduates for mission-critical cyber jobs at DHS; 
how DHS can facilitate and strengthen strategic partnerships with 
industry, national labs, colleges, universities and others to build the 
cybersecurity workforce; how DHS can partner with academia to build a 
pipeline of diverse students in Science, Technology, Engineering and 
Math (STEM); and how key subcategories in cybersecurity--such as 
policy, critical infrastructure, human factors, intellectual property, 
and others--can inform academic pathways to meet national needs.
    The meeting materials will be posted to the HSAAC Web site at: 
http://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-academic-advisory-council-hsaac no 
later than July 15, 2013.
    Responsible DHS Official: Lauren Kielsmeier, 
[email protected], 202-447-4686.

    Dated: June 25, 2013.
Lauren Kielsmeier,
Executive Director for Academic Engagement.
[FR Doc. 2013-15656 Filed 6-28-13; 8:45 am]