Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Department of Defense.
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Innovation Board, will take place.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Auditorium, 230 RT Jones Road, Mountain View, CA 94043.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Maj Travis H. Sheets, U.S. Air Force, 703-695-9516 (Voice), (Facsimile), email@example.com (Email). Mailing address is Defense Innovation Board, 9010 Defense Pentagon, Room 5E572, Washington, DC 20301-9010. Website: http://innovation.defense.gov. The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website.
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This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Start Printed Page 28793Committee Act (FACA) 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 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the DIB is to examine and provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on innovative means to address future challenges in terms of integrated change to organizational structure and processes, business and functional concepts, and technology applications. The DIB focuses on (a) technology and capabilities, (b) practices and operations, and (c) people and culture.
Agenda: During the meeting, the Science and Technology subcommittee will provide their work on principles for the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence and their work plan for the rest of the calendar year. The Workforce Behavior and Culture subcommittee will discuss talent management and their work plan for the rest of the calendar year. The DIB will also receive a progress update on implementation of the recommendations contained in the DIB's Software Acquisition and Practices (SWAP) study report. Additionally, Mr. Joshua Marcuse, on behalf of DoD, will brief the DIB on DoD's latest implementation activities related to DIB recommendations. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide oral comments to the DIB regarding its deliberations and potential recommendations. See below for additional information on how to sign up to provide public comments.
Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to Federal statutes and regulations (the FACA, the Sunshine Act, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165) and the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting or wanting to receive a link to the live stream webcast should register on the DIB website, http://innovation.defense.gov, no later than July 5, 2019. Members of the media should RSVP to the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs), at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO), see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for contact information, no later than July 5, 2019, so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Written Statements: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102-3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments to the DIB about its approved agenda pertaining to this meeting or at any time regarding the DIB's mission. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the DFO (see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for contact information). Written comments that do not pertain to a scheduled meeting may be submitted at any time. However, if individual comments pertain to a specific topic being discussed at the planned meeting, then such comments must be received in writing not later than July 5, 2019. The DFO will compile all written submissions and provide them to DIB members for consideration.
Oral Presentations: Individuals wishing to make an oral statement to the DIB at the public meeting may be permitted to speak for up to two minutes. Anyone wishing to speak to the DIB should submit a request by email at email@example.com no later than July 5, 2019 for planning. Requests for oral comments should include a copy or summary of planned remarks for archival purposes. Individuals may also be permitted to submit a comment request at the public meeting; however, depending on the number of individuals requesting to speak, the schedule may limit participation. Webcast attendees will be provided instructions with the live stream link if they wish to submit comments during the open meeting.
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Dated: June 14, 2019.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2019-13066 Filed 6-19-19; 8:45 am]
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