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    Events of Interest: DHS Data Privacy Committee Meeting (event Feb. 26, comments due Feb. 23)

    The Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on February 26, 2009 in Arlington, Va. The Committee will discuss the current Privacy Office activities, DHS Traveler Redress program, Freedom of Information Act and DHS’s international efforts. Public comments to be distributed at the meeting and requests to make oral presentations are due by February 23.

    From the Federal Register notice (pdf):

    Date: The DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Committee will meet on Thursday, February 26, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting may end early if the Committee has completed its business.

    Addresses: […] Written materials, requests to make oral presentations, and requests to have a copy of your materials distributed to each member of the Committee prior to the meeting should be sent to Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Committee by February 23, 2009. Persons who wish to submit comments and who are not able to attend or speak at the hearing may submit comments at any time. All submissions must include the Docket Number (DHS-2009-0007) and may be submitted by any one of the following methods:

    Federal Rulemaking Portal: Follow instructions for submitting comments on the web site.

    E-mail: Include docket number in the subject line of the message.

    Fax: (866) 466-5370.

    Mail: Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Committee, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528.

    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee” and the docket number: DHS-2009-0007. Comments received will also be posted without alteration at, including any personal information provided. […]

    For further information contact: Martha K. Landesberg, Executive Director, DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, by telephone (703) 235-0780 or by fax (703) 235-0442, or by e-mail

    Supplementary information: […] During the meeting, the DHS Acting Chief Privacy Officer will provide the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Committee an update on the activities of the DHS Privacy Office. The Committee will hear presentations on the DHS-TRIP program, on current developments in the DHS’s implementation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and on the DHS Privacy Office’s most recent international outreach activities. In addition, the subcommittees will update the Committee on their current work. An agenda will be posted in advance of the meeting on the Committee’s Web site at

    Date: February 26, 2009 at 9 a.m.
    Location: Galleries I and II of the Hilton Arlington Hotel; 950 North Stafford Street; Arlington, Va.
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