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Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting

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The Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee (ISTAC) will meet on February 5 & 6, 2003, 9 a.m., in the Cloud Room, Building 33, 53560 Hull Street, SPAWAR Systems Center (Topside), San Diego, California 92152. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to information systems equipment and technology.

February 5

Public Session

1. Comments or presentations by the public.

2. Discussion on deemed export issues.

3. Discussion on cryptography controls and digital rights management.

4. Discussion on semiconductor etch technology.

5. Discussion on semiconductor manufacturing equipment controls.

6. Discussion on external connections of microprocessors.

February 5 & 6

Closed Session

7. Discussion of matters properly classified under Executive Order 12958, dealing with U.S. export control programs and strategic criteria related thereto.

A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not required. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to Committee members, the Committee suggests that public presentation materials or comments be forwarded before the meeting to the address listed below: Ms. Lee Ann Carpenter, Advisory Committees MS: 3876, U.S. Department of Commerce, 15th St. & Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230.

The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on September 7, 2001, pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, that the series of meetings or portions of meeting of these Committees and of any Subcommittees thereof, dealing with the classified materials listed in 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(1) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in section 10(a)(1) and (a)(3), of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The remaining series of meeting or portions thereof will be open to the public.

For more information, contact Lee Ann Carpenter on 202-482-2583.

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Dated: January 13, 2003.

Lee Ann Carpenter,

Committee Liaison Officer.

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[FR Doc. 03-1098 Filed 1-16-03; 8:45 am]