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The NTIS Advisory Board



The National Technical Information Service Advisory Board was established by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 212(c) of the National Technical Information Act of 1988 (15 U.S.C. 3704b(c)) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2).

Objectives

The NTIS Advisory Board reviews the general policies of NTIS, including those regarding fees and charges for its products and services.  Drawing upon the expertise of its members, the Advisory Board advises the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of NTIS on such policies.  It also provides guidance regarding customer needs, trends in the information industry, and changes in the way NTIS customers acquire and use its products and services.

Notices of Upcoming Meetings

Federal Register :: National Technical Information Service Advisory Board

Previous Meeting Notice and Agenda

Notice of upcoming meetings of the NTIS Advisory Board are announced in the Federal Register. The next Advisory Board Public Meeting will take on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. (Link - will provide soon.)

Meeting Agenda

NTIS ADVISORY BOARD (Virtual)
National Technical Information Service

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Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021
AGENDA
I. NTIS Mission and Operational Update
1:00 PM Call to Order, Last FACA meeting notes review/acceptance and Introductions of Board Members
  • Elizabeth Shaw, Designated Federal Officer
  • Greg Capella, Acting Director/Deputy Director
  • Dr. Ajit Gaddam, Advisory Board Chair
1:25 PM NTIS Update
  • Greg Capella, Acting Director/Deputy Director
1:40 to 2:50 PM Operations of the Service and Lines of Business Overview
  • Greg Capella, Acting Director/Deputy Director
  • Elizabeth Shaw, Associate Director, Office of Program Development
  • Wayne Strickland, Acting Associate Director, Office of Program Management
  • Dr. Chakib Chraibi, Acting Associate Director, Office of Data Services
  • Allison McCall, Chief Information Officer
  • Andrea Patterson, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
2:50 PM 10-minute break
II. Discussion with Board Members
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
Advisory Board Discussion with NTIS
  • Progress / thoughts on NTRL, future technology and marketplace
  • Guidance on the operation of the NTIS
III. Summary and Close
4:00 PM Review Feedback and Action Items
4:15 PM Members wrap up discussion and public comment*
IV. Meeting Adjourns 4:30 PM

* Speakers will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes.
Questions from the public will not be considered during this period.