[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 50 (Wednesday, March 14, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11243-11244]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05193]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

 Geological Survey

[GX18EE000101100]


Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, 
the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce 
that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial 
Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 8:30 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 
4:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of the Interior 
building, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240 in the South Penthouse 
Conference Room. Send your comments to Group Federal Officer by email 
to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Mahoney, Federal Geographic 
Data Committee (FGDC), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 909 First Avenue, 
Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104; by email at [email protected]; or by 
telephone at (206) 220-4621.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., 
Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 
U.S.C. 552B, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee 
(NGAC) provides advice and recommendations related to management of 
Federal and national geospatial programs, the development of the 
National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office 
of Management and Budget Circular A-16. The NGAC reviews and comments 
on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum to 
convey views representative of non-federal stakeholders in the 
geospatial community. The NGAC meeting is one of the primary ways that 
the FGDC collaborates with its broad network of partners. Additional 
information about the NGAC meeting is available at: www.fgdc.gov/ngac.
    Agenda Topics:
--FGDC Update
--Landsat Advisory Group
--Geospatial Data as Services
--Cultural and Historical Geospatial Resources
--Geospatial Platform
--NSDI Strategic Plan Framework
    Meeting Accessibility/Special Accommodations: The meeting is open 
to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 3 and from 8:30 a.m. 
to 4:00 p.m. on April 4. Members of the public wishing to attend the 
meeting and receive webinar and call-in information should contact Ms. 
Lucia Foulkes by email at [email protected] to register no later than 
five (5) business days prior to the meeting. Seating may be limited due 
to room capacity. Individuals requiring

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special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. 
Lucia Foulkes at the email stated above or by telephone at 703-648-4142 
at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that 
appropriate arrangements can be made.
    Public Disclosure of Comments: Time will be allowed at the meeting 
for any individual or organization wishing to make formal oral 
comments. To allow for full consideration of information by the 
committee members, written notice must be provided to Ms. Lucia 
Foulkes, Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), U.S. Geological 
Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS-590, Reston, VA 20192; by email 
at [email protected]; or by telephone at 703-648-4142, at least five 
(5) business days prior to the meeting. Any written comments received 
will be provided to the committee members.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you may 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Kenneth Shaffer,
Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2018-05193 Filed 3-13-18; 8:45 am]
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