Friday, March 26, 2010

DHS's National Infrastructure Advisory Council to Hold Meeting

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that its National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2010, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. NIAC, composed of members from private industry, academia, and state and local government that are appointed by the U.S. President, submits reports and issues advice to the President regarding the eighteen critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR) and their information systems. The published agenda for the April meeting is to discuss reports from two of the NIAC's working groups: "A Framework for Establishing Critical Infrastructure Resilience Goals," and "Optimization of Resources for Mitigating Infrastructure Disruption." The linked presentations are from the January 12, 2010 NIAC meeting.

Participation in the meeting is limited to committee members and other DHS officials. However, the meeting is open to public comment. Members of the public may submit written comments by December 30, 2010, either online through the Federal eRulemaking Portal, or via mail, to: Nancy Wong, Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607. Comments should reference Docket No. DHS-2010-0025.

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