83 FR 154 pgs. 39492-39493 - Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting

Type: NOTICEVolume: 83Number: 154Pages: 39492 - 39493
Docket number: [Public Notice: 10490]
FR document: [FR Doc. 2018-17085 Filed 8-8-18; 8:45 am]
Agency: State Department
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version
Pages: 39492, 39493

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10490]

Defense Trade Advisory Group; Notice of Open Meeting


[top] The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) will meet in open session from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1777 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20006. Entry and registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. The membership of this advisory committee consists of private sector defense trade representatives, appointed by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, who advise the Department on policies, regulations, and technical issues affecting defense trade. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss current defense trade issues and topics for further study. The following agenda topics will be discussed and final reports presented: (1) Oversight of technical data under the ITAR and NISPOM; (2) Challenges regulated entities face in advising the Department of ownership changes that implicate existing licenses and foreign persons, and processes the Department may implement to facilitate the provisions of this information; (3) Possible schedule for future ongoing periodic review of USML categories; (4) Developing a definition for common carrier; and (5) Issues that exist with licensing of defense articles, including intelligence related products, related technical data, and defense services to the "Five Eyes" countries of the U.S., UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Members of the public may attend this open session and will be permitted to participate in the question and answer discussion period following the formal DTAG presentation on each agenda topic in accordance with the Chair's instructions. Members of the public may also, if they wish, submit a brief statement (less than 3 pages) to the committee in writing for inclusion in the public minutes of the meeting. As seating is limited to 125 persons, each member of the public that wishes to attend this plenary session must provide: His/her name and contact information such as email address and/ page 39493 or phone number and any request for reasonable accommodation to the DTAG Alternate Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Anthony Dearth, via email at DTAG@state.gov by COB Monday, October 8, 2018. If notified after this date, the Department might be unable to accommodate requests due to requirements at the meeting location. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for admission to the meeting: U.S. driver's license, passport, U.S. Government ID or other valid photo ID.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Barbara Eisenbeiss, 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) 663-2835 or email DTAG@state.gov.

Anthony M. Dearth,

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

[FR Doc. 2018-17085 Filed 8-8-18; 8:45 am]

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