Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting

Federal Register, Volume 78 Issue 218 (Tuesday, November 12, 2013)

Federal Register Volume 78, Number 218 (Tuesday, November 12, 2013)


Pages 67436-67437

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office

FR Doc No: 2013-27005



Public Notice 8515

Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) will meet in open session to discuss current defense trade issues and topics for further study. Specific agenda topics will be posted on the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls Web site, at, approximately 10 days prior to the meeting. The membership of this advisory committee consists of private sector defense trade representatives, appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs, and advises the Department on policies, regulations, and technical issues affecting defense trade.

Members of the public may attend this open session and will be permitted to participate in the discussion in accordance with the DTAG Chair's instructions. Members of the public may, if they wish, submit a brief statement to the committee in writing.

As access to Department of State facilities is controlled, persons wishing to attend the meeting must notify the DTAG Alternate Designed Federal Officer (DFO) by close of business Friday, November 15, 2013. If notified after this date, the Department's Bureau of Diplomatic security may not be able to complete the necessary processing required for the intended participant to attend the plenary session. A person requesting reasonable accommodation should notify the Alternate DFO by the same date.

Anyone who wishes to attend this plenary session should provide: His/her name; company or organizational affiliation (if any); date of birth; and identifying data such as driver's license number, U.S. Government ID, or U.S. Military ID, to the DTAG Alternate DFO, Lisa Aguirre, via email at A RSVP list will be provided to Diplomatic Security. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for admission to the Department of State building: U.S. driver's license, passport, U.S. Government ID, or other Government-issued photo ID.

Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-D) database. Please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) at for additional information.

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DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in George C. Marshall Auditorium, Harry S. Truman Building, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C. Street NW., Washington, DC 20520. Entry and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Please use the building entrance located on 21st Street between C and D Streets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Aguirre, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112; telephone (202) 663-2830; FAX (202) 261-8199; or email

Dated: October 29, 2013.

Kenneth B. Handelman,

Designated Federal Officer, Defense Trade Advisory Group, Department of State.

FR Doc. 2013-27005 Filed 11-8-13; 8:45 am


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