Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 22 (Thursday, February 1, 2018)  
[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 22 (Thursday, February 1, 2018)]
[Pages 4643-4644]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02026]



Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) 
announces that on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:15 
p.m., the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a 
rescheduled public meeting at the CFTC's Washington, DC headquarters. 
The TAC meeting, previously scheduled for January 23, 2018, from 10:00 
a.m. to 4:00 p.m., was canceled and is now being rescheduled with less 
than fifteen days' notice due to the lapse in appropriations that 
closed the Federal Government. At the rescheduled meeting, the TAC 
will: (1) Discuss the scope, plan, and approach for the Committee's 
efforts in 2018; (2) explore timely topics and issues involving 
financial technology in CFTC regulated markets, potentially including 
blockchain/DLT, data standardization and analytics, algorithmic 
trading, virtual currencies, cybersecurity, and RegTech; and (3) 
identify work streams and/or subcommittee groups that can help generate 
actionable recommendations to the Commission on select issues.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 
10:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit 
written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the 
CFTC's headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by mail 
to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 
21st Street NW,

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Washington, DC 20581, attention: Office of the Secretary, or by 
electronic mail to: [email protected] Please use the title 
``Technology Advisory Committee'' in any written statement you submit. 
Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will 
be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC 
website, www.cftc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Gorfine, TAC Designated Federal 
Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 
1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5625.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public with 
seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may 
also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free 
telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a 
live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared 
to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation.
    Domestic Toll Free: 1-866-844-9416.
    International Toll and Toll Free: Will be posted on the CFTC's 
website, http://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under 
Related Links.
    Pass Code/Pin Code: 3599656.
    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other TAC priorities. 
For agenda updates, please visit the TAC committee site at: http://www.cftc.gov/About/CFTCCommittees/TechnologyAdvisory/tac_meetings.
    After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published 
through a link on the CFTC's website, http://www.cftc.gov. All written 
submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on 
the CFTC's website. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend 
the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person 

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(a)(2).

    Dated: January 29, 2018.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-02026 Filed 1-31-18; 8:45 am]