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Notice of meeting.


The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on April 17-18, 2012 at the American Institute of Architects Building, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will be held in the Gallery Room. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise 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:

—FGDC Guidance to the NGAC

—FGDC Update

—Innovative Strategies

—National Enhanced Elevation Assessment


—Subcommittee Reports

The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on April 18. 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 April 13, 2012. 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 April 17 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 18.


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


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

Dated: March 22, 2012.

Ivan DeLoatch,

Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.

[FR Doc. 2012-7479 Filed 3-28-12; 8:45 am]