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FERC: notice of technical conference

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World Pipelines,

Take notice that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) will hold a Commission staff-led technical conference on Critical Infrastructure Protection Supply Chain Risk Management issues identified in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on 28 January 2016.

The conference will begin at 9:00 am and end at approximately 5:00 pm (Eastern Time).

The conference will be held at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426.

The technical conference shall facilitate a structured dialogue on supply chain risk management issues identified by the commission in the Revised Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards NOPR. Technical Conference panelists may be asked to address: (1) the NOPR proposal to direct that NERC develop a Reliability Standard to address supply chain risk management; (2) the anticipated features of, and requirements that should be included in, such a standard; and (3) a reasonable timeframe for development of a standard.

The technical conference will be led by commission staff, with prepared remarks to be presented by invited panelists, which must be submitted to the commission in advance of the conference. A subsequent notice providing an agenda and details on the topics for discussion will be issued in advance of the conference. Commissioners may attend and participate.

Edited from source by Stephanie Roker

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