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The Manufacturing Council: Meeting of the Manufacturing Council

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International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.


Notice of an open meeting.


The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting to hear updates from the Department of Commerce in addition to the Council's ex-officio agency members from, the Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Energy on past Council recommendations regarding competitiveness, workforce development issues, energy policy, trade agreements and other issues affecting the U.S. manufacturing sector and to determine future areas of focus for Council work.


September 29, 2011.

Time: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. EDT.


The U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230. All guests are requested to register in advance. This program will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Requests for sign language interpretation, other auxiliary aids, or pre-registration, should be submitted no later than September 22, 2011 to Jennifer Pilat, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone 202-482-4501, Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.

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Jennifer Pilat, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-4501, e-mail:

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The Council was re-chartered on April 8, 2010, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry.

No time will be available for oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Council's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Jennifer Pilat at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on September 22, 2011, to ensure transmission to the Council prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting.

Copies of Council meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting.

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Dated: September 12, 2011.

Jennifer Pilat,

Executive Secretary, The Manufacturing Council.

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[FR Doc. 2011-23901 Filed 9-15-11; 8:45 am]