The Deemed Export Advisory Committee (DEAC) will meet in an open session on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. at The Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center, 250 14th St., Atlanta, GA 30318. A map and directions to the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center can be found at the following Web site: http://www.gtri.gatech.edu/visitorinfo/gtriconfdriving.html. The open session will also be webcast live from the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center. For more information, please consult http://www.export.gatech.edu in the days prior to the meeting.
The DEAC is a Federal Advisory Committee established in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. app. 2. It advises the Secretary of Commerce on deemed export licensing policy. A tentative agenda of topics for discussion is listed below. While these topics will likely be discussed, this list is not exhaustive and there may be discussion of other related items during the public session.
May 2, 2007
1. Introductory Remarks.
2. Current Deemed Export Control Policy Issues.
3. Technology Transfer Issues.
4. U.S. Industry Competitiveness.
5. U.S. Academic and Government Research Communities.
6. Industry, Academia and other Stakeholder Comments.Start Printed Page 18961
Limited parking will be available on-site for members of the public at a cost of $5 per vehicle. In addition, a limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations will not be accepted. To the extent time permits, members of the general public may present oral statements to the DEAC. The general public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution to DEAC members, BIS suggests that general public presentation materials or comments be forwarded before the meeting to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yspringer@bis.doc.gov.
May 2, 2007
The DEAC will also meet in a closed session on Wednesday, May 2, 2007, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. During the closed session, there will be discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The Assistant Secretary for Administration formally determined on April 4, 2007, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § (10)(d)), that the portion of the meeting concerning trade secrets and commercial or financial information deemed privileged or confidential as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), the portion of the meeting concerning matters the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of an agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B), and the portion of the meeting dealing with matters that are (A) specifically authorized under criteria established by an Executive Order to be kept secret in the interests of national defense or foreign policy and (B) in fact properly classified pursuant to such Executive Order (5 U.S.C. 52b(c)(1)(A) and (1)), shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(2) and 10(a)(3). All other portions of the DEAC meeting will be open to the public.
For more information, please call Yvette Springer at (202) 482-2813.Start Signature
Dated: April 11, 2007.
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-1869 Filed 4-13-07; 8:45 am]
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