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Notice of National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meeting

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Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.


Notice of an open meeting.


The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. and Friday, March 6, 2015, from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and will be open to the public. During this time, members will discuss potential committee initiatives on innovation, entrepreneurship, and workforce/talent. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230.


Thursday, March 5, 2015

Time: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. EST

Friday, March 6, 2015

Time: 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EST


U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230.

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The Council was chartered on November 10, 2009 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters related to innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States. NACIE's overarching focus is recommending transformational policies to the Secretary that will help U.S. communities, businesses, and the workforce become more globally competitive. The Council operates as an independent entity within the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE), which is housed within the U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration. NACIE members are a diverse and dynamic group of successful entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors, as well as leaders from nonprofit organizations and academia.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Council's planned work initiatives in three focus areas: workforce/talent, entrepreneurship, and innovation. The final agenda will be posted on the NACIE Web site at​oie/​nacie/​ prior to the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent questions and comments concerning the Council's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the contact information below. Those unable to attend the meetings in person but wishing to listen to the proceedings can do so through a conference call line 1-888-603-9742, passcode: 1962840. Copies of the meeting minutes will be available by request within 90 days of the meeting date.

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Julie Lenzer Kirk, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room 70003, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; email:; Start Printed Page 8059telephone: 202-482-8001; fax: 202-273-4781. Please reference “NACIE March 5-6, 2015” in the subject line of your correspondence.

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Dated: February 9, 2015.

Julie Lenzer Kirk,

Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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[FR Doc. 2015-03028 Filed 2-12-15; 8:45 am]