Meeting Agenda, Nov. 28 and 29, 2007

Preliminary

Wednesday, November 28, 2007
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Provided for Committee Members)

9:00 - 12:30 p.m. Committee Work

  • Approval of September 2007 Meeting Minutes
  • Review Charter Changes
  • Review Protocol (minor edit)
  • Review Provisions in Draft Vessel Guidelines and DOT NPRM
  • Review New Documents
  • Discussion of Guiding Principles
  • Discussion of Three Tasks
    • Whether current emergency alarm system designs and practices on passenger vessels meet the access needs of individuals with hearing loss or deafness.
    • Alternative designs or technologies for emergency alarm systems that meet the access needs of individuals with hearing loss or deafness.
    • Contents of proposed accessibility guidelines for passenger vessels related to emergency alarm systems.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Provided for Committee Members)

1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Continue Committee Work

4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Public Comment Period

Thursday, November 29
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Provided for Committee Members)

9:00 - 12:30 p.m. Continue Committee Work

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Provided for Committee Members)

1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Continue Committee Work

4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Public Comment Period

† Public comment period may be held earlier if committee work on November 29th ends earlier or the committee decides to hold it at another time.