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5/22/2018: Notice of public meeting in preparation for the 68th session of the IMO’s Technical Cooperation Committee Meeting and the 120th session of the IMO Council

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The Coast Guard announced in a Federal Register Notice that it will conduct an open public meeting in Washington, D.C., June 13, 2018, in preparation for the upcoming 68th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Technical Cooperation Committee Meeting and the 120th session of the IMO Council to be held at the IMO Headquarters in London, in June and July.

Details about the public meeting follow:

Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at St. Elizabeth’s
Room 5L18-01
2703 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20593

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 9 a.m. EST

Due to security requirements, each visitor must present one valid, government-issued photo identification in order to gain entrance to the building. Those desiring to attend the public meeting should contact the Coast Guard ahead of the meeting to facilitate the security process related to building access, or to request reasonable accommodation.

To RSVP or for additional information about this public meeting, contact Lt. Cdr. Staci Weist by telephone at 202-372-1376 or by email at Eustacia.Y.Weist@uscg.mil.

Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact Lt. Cdr. Weist, not later than June 8, 2018. Requests made after that date may not be able to be accommodated. It is recommended that attendees arrive at Coast Guard Headquarters a minimum of 30 minutes ahead of the scheduled meeting for the security screening process. Parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited.

Additional information regarding this and other IMO public meetings may be found on the Coast Guard’s IMO website, or view the full Federal Register Notice.

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