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Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

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U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.


Notice of meeting.


The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on December 1-2, 2009 at the Marriott Metro Center Hotel, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. The meeting will be held in the London Room. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include:

—Current FGDC Activities.

—National Geospatial Forum.

—National Research Council—Mapping Science Committee.

—NGAC Subcommittee Activities, including Economic Recovery, Geospatial Policy, Emerging Technologies, Communications, The National Map, Partnerships, and Governance.

—Geospatial Revolution Project.

—National LIDAR Concept.

The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on December 2. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological Survey (703-648-6283, Registrations are due by November 24, 2009. While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may be limited due to room capacity.


The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 1 and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on December 2.

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John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey (206-220-4621).

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Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC and the meeting is available at​ngac.

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Dated: November 6, 2009.

Ivan DeLoatch,

Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.

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[FR Doc. E9-27283 Filed 11-12-09; 8:45 am]