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To facilitate public participation, we invite public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the "Supplementary Information" below. Comments may be submitted orally or in writing, or both. If submitting in writing, please include the docket number (DHS-2012-0053) and submit by one of these methods before September 25:
A period is allotted for oral public comment on September 28 after DHS officials provide briefings on each issue listed below and prior to the members making their recommendations. Speakers are asked to pre-register as such, and to limit their comments to three minutes or less. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. To register as a speaker, contact the person listed below.
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The HSSTAC was established and operates in accordance with the provisions of the FACA. The committee addresses areas of interest and importance to the Under Secretary for Science and Technology, such as new developments in systems engineering, cyber-security, knowledge management and how best to leverage related technologies funded by other Federal agencies and by the private sector. It also advises the Under Secretary on policies, management processes, and organizational constructs as needed.
The HSSTAC will meet for the purpose of receiving introductory and administrative briefings and to receive briefings on the following issues: How Technology can Address Homeland Security Challenges; Accelerating Innovation Through Systems Analysis; and Leveraging Industry for Impact. Members will discuss and deliberate various approaches and responses, hear comments from the public, the recommend next steps to address these issues. At the end of the meeting and following input from the committee, Department officials will prioritize the issues discussed and provide direction to the committee.
The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that notices of meetings of advisory committees be announced in the
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