2019-07857. Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee  

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    AGENCY:

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Department of the Interior.

    ACTION:

    Notice of public webinar meeting.

    SUMMARY:

    In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the USGS is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.

    DATES:

    The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., (Eastern Standard Time).

    ADDRESSES:

    The meeting will be held via web conference and teleconference. Send your comments to Group Federal Officer by email to gs-faca-mail@usgs.gov.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Mr. John Mahoney, Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), USGS, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104; by email at jmahoney@usgs.gov; or by telephone at (206) 220-4621.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    This meeting is being held 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 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.

    Purpose of the Meeting: The NGAC provides advice and recommendations related to the management of Federal and national geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and implementation of the Geospatial Data Act (GDA) of 2018. The NGAC reviews and comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum to convey views representative of non-federal stakeholders in the geospatial community. The NGAC Start Printed Page 16529meeting is one of the primary ways that the FGDC collaborates with its broad network of partners. Additional information about the NGAC meeting is available at: www.fgdc.gov/​ngac.

    Agenda Topics

    —FGDC Update

    —GDA Implementation

    —Landsat Advisory Group

    —Cultural and Historical Geospatial Resources

    —Geospatial Infrastructure

    —NSDI Strategic Plan

    Meeting Accessibility/Special Accommodations: The webinar meeting is open to the public from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 8, 2019. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Ms. Lucia Foulkes by email at lfoulkes@usgs.gov to register no later than five (5) business days prior to the meeting. Webinar/conference line instructions will be provided to registered attendees prior to the meeting. Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Lucia Foulkes at the email stated above or by telephone at 703-648-4142 at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

    Public Disclosure of Comments: Time will be allowed at the meeting for any individual or organization wishing to make formal oral comments. To allow for full consideration of information by the committee members at the meeting, written comments must be provided to Ms. Lucia Foulkes, FGDC, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS-590, Reston, VA 20192; by email at lfoulkes@usgs.gov; or by telephone at 703-648-4142, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting. Any written comments received will be provided to the committee members.

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

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    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2.

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    Kenneth M. Shaffer,

    Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-07857 Filed 4-18-19; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4338-11-P

Document Information

Published:
04/19/2019
Department:
Interior Department
Agency:
Geological Survey
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice of public webinar meeting.
Document Number:
2019-07857
Dates:
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., (Eastern Standard Time).
Pages:
16528-16529 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
GX19EE000101100
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-07857.pdf