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The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Commerce.
ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.
SUMMARY: The National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship will hold a meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. The open meeting will be held from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and will be open to the public via conference call. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington DC 20230. The Council was chartered on November 10, 2009 to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matter related to innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States.
DATES: December 11, 2012.

Time:10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (EST).

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Please specify if any specific requests for participation two business days in advance. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to complete.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the latest initiatives by the Administration and the Secretary of Commerce on the issues of innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization. The meeting will also discuss efforts by the U.S. Department of Commerce around manufacturing, exports and investment. Specific topics for discussion include manufacturing, investment, exports, innovation commercialization, entrepreneurship, federal programs for commercialization and technology transfer and a second term agenda supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization with senior Administration officials. Any member of the public may submit pertinent questions and comments concerning the Council's affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the contact information below. Copies of the meeting minutes will be available within 90 days.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Nish Acharya, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room 7019, 1401 Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-4068; fax: 202-273-4781. Please reference “NACIE December 11, 2012” in the subject line of your fax.

Dated: November 11, 2012. Nish Acharya, Director, Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Commerce.