The Department of State announces meetings of the U.S. International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC)—Telecommunication Standardization (ITAC-T) National Committee and US Study Groups A and D. The purpose of the Committees is to advise the Department on policy and technical issues with respect to the International Telecommunication Union and international telecommunication standardization and development. Except where noted, meetings will be held at the Department of State, 2201 “C” Street, NW, Washington, DC.
The ITAC-T National Committee will meet from 9:30 to noon on October 18, 2000, at the Department of State to review the results of the ITU-T World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) and organize the national study program to support those results.
The ITAC-T U.S. Study Group A will meet from 2:00 to 4:00 on November 14, 2000, at the Federal Communications Commission to prepare positions for the ITU-T Study Group 3 meeting starting in December.
The ITAC-T U.S. Study Group D will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on October 19, 2000, at the Department of State to prepare positions for the next ITU-T Study Groups 8 and 16 and Study Group 9 Working Party 1.
Members of the general public may attend these meetings. Directions to meeting locations and actual room assignments may be determined by calling the Secretariat at 202 647-0965/2592. Entrance to the Department of State is controlled; people intending to attend any of the ITAC meetings should send a fax to (202) 647-7407 not later than 24 hours before the meeting. This fax should display the name of the meeting (ITAC-T, U. S. Study Group A or D) and date of meeting, your name, social security number, date of birth, and organizational affiliation. One of the following valid photo identifications will be required for admission: U.S. driver's license, passport, U.S. Government identification card. Enter the Department of State from the C Street Lobby; in view of escorting requirements, non-Government attendees should plan to arrive not less than 15 minutes before the meeting begins.
Attendees may join in the discussions, subject to the instructions of the Chair. Admission of members will be limited to seating available.Start Signature
Dated: October 2, 2000.
John R. Gilsenan,
Chairman, ITAC-R, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 00-26089 Filed 10-10-00; 8:45 am]
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