Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting will take place 11-12 September 2012 at the Secretary of the Air Force Technical and Analytical Support Conference Center, 1550 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. The meeting will be from 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 September 2012, with the sessions from 7:45 a.m.-11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. open to the public; and 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 12 September 2012, with the sessions from 10:15 a.m.-11:15 p.m. open to the public. The banquet from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. on 11 September 2012 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington VA 22202 will also be open to the public.
The purpose of this Air Force Scientific Advisory Board quarterly meeting is to introduce the FY13 SAB study topics tasked by the Secretary of the Air Force and receive presentations that address relevant subjects to the SAB mission to include introduction of the new Board members for FY13, status of FY12 studies and the FY13 Board schedule; the Air Force's science and technology needs with respect to space operations; Department of the Army acquisition and technology practices and lessons learned; latest perspectives on operations, plans, and requirements for the Air Force; future of Air Force and DoD cyberspace for assuring cyberspace advantage; Air Force Global Strike Command overview highlighting high priority capability gaps and technology solution partnerships; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance needs for contested environments.
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, The Administrative Assistant of the Air Force, in consultation with the Air Force General Counsel, has agreed that the public interest requires some sessions of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board meeting be closed to the public because they will discuss information and matters covered by section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1).
Any member of the public wishing to provide input to the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed below at any time. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
The United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Executive Director and Designated Federal Officer, Lt. Col. Matthew E. Zuber, 240-612-5503, United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, 1500 West Perimeter Road, Ste. #3300, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Henry Williams Jr.,
Acting Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-20841 Filed 8-23-12; 8:45 am]
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