CSRIC meeting will be held March 22, 2012
Federal Communications Commission
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Released: March 16, 2012
FCC ANNOUNCES MEETING OF THE COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY,
RELIABILITY, AND INTEROPERABILITY COUNCIL SCHEDULED FOR
MARCH 22, 2012 AT FCC HEADQUARTERSBy this Public Notice, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission),
consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act,1 announces that the FCC’s
Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC or Council) will
meet on Thursday, March 22, 2012, beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the Commission Meeting Room at
FCC Headquarters, located at 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-C305, Washington, DC 20554.
The CSRIC is a Federal Advisory Committee that will provide recommendations to the
Commission regarding best practices and actions the Commission can take to ensure optimal
security, reliability, and interoperability of commercial and public safety communications
systems. On March 18, 2011, the FCC, pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act,
renewed the charter for the CSRIC for a period of two years through March 18, 2013.2
At the meeting, each Working Group will present an update on topics that will range
from emergency warning systems to 9-1-1 location accuracy to cybersecurity best practices.
Several Working Groups will present recommendations on which CSRIC members will vote.
The CSRIC Working Groups are described in more detail at
Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The FCC will attempt to
accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to seating
availability. The Commission will also provide audio and/or video coverage of the meeting over
the Internet from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live.
Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for
people with disabilities are available upon request. Requests for such accommodations should be
submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs
Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (TTY). Such requests should include a
1 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2.
2 See 76 Fed. Reg. 17650 (Mar. 30, 2011).
detailed description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please include a way for the
FCC to contact the requester if more information is needed to fill the request. Please allow at
least five days’ advance notice; last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to
The public may submit written comments before the meeting to Jeffery Goldthorp, the
FCC’s Designated Federal Officer for the CSRIC by e-mail to Jeffery.email@example.com or
U.S. Postal Service Mail to Jeffery Goldthorp, Associate Bureau Chief, Public Safety and
Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW, Room
7-A325, Washington, DC 20554.
Additional information regarding the CSRIC can be found at:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffery Goldthorp, Designated Federal
Official for CSRIC and Associate Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau,
(202) 418-1096 (voice) or firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mail) or Lauren Kravetz, Deputy
Designated Federal Official for CSRIC and Deputy Chief, Communications Systems Analysis
Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (202) 418-7944 (voice) or
NEWS MEDIA CONTRACT: Lauren Kravetz, Public Safety and Homeland Security
Bureau, (202) 418-7944, or email@example.com.
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