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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

Meeting of the Manufacturing Council

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.
SUMMARY: The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting to discuss competitiveness, energy issues, export/import issues and workforce development issues affecting the U.S. manufacturing sector and to receive briefings from the Departments of Commerce, the Treasury, Labor, and Energy on their activities relating to the U.S. manufacturing sector.
DATES: April 7, 2011.

Time:9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. All guests are requested to register in advance. This program will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Requests for sign language interpretation, other auxiliary aids, or pre-registration, should be submitted no later than March 31, 2011, to Jennifer Pilat, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone 202-482-4501,jennifer.pilat@trade.gov.Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Pilat, the Manufacturing Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-4501, e-mail:jennifer.pilat@trade.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Council was re-chartered on April 8, 2010, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. manufacturing industry.

No time will be available for oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Council's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Jennifer Pilat at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 31, 2011, to ensure transmission to the Council prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting.

Copies of Council meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting.

Dated: March 18, 2011. Jennifer Pilat, Executive Secretary, The Manufacturing Council.