Federal Communications Commission
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Released: December 6, 2011
FCC ANNOUNCES MEETING OF THE COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY,
RELIABILITY, AND INTEROPERABILITY COUNCIL SCHEDULED FOR
DECEMBER 16, 2011 AT FCC HEADQUARTERS
By 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 Friday, December 16, 2011, 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 the 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 on December 16, 2011, Working Group 1 on Next Generation 9-1-1 will
present a final report for vote. Each of the remaining Working Groups will present an update.
Topics will include alerting systems, 9-1-1 location accuracy, and network security.
Members of the general public may attend the meeting, and the FCC will attempt to
accommodate as many attendees as possible; however, admittance will be limited to the 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
detailed description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please include a way the FCC
can 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
1 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2.
76 Fed. Reg. 17650 (Mar. 30, 2011).
The public may submit written comments before the meeting to Jeffery Goldthorp, the
FCC’s Designated Federal Officer for the CSRIC by email to email@example.com
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
Officer for CSRIC and Associate Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau,
(202) 418-1096 (voice) or firstname.lastname@example.org
(email) or Lauren Kravetz, Deputy
Designated Federal Officer for CSRIC and Deputy Division Chief, Cybersecurity and
Communications Reliability Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (202) 418-
7944 (voice) or email@example.com
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lauren Kravetz, Public Safety and Homeland Security
Bureau, (202) 418-7944, or firstname.lastname@example.org
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