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Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) Subcommittee for Planning the Annual Strategic Plan Updating Process.

The purpose of the Subcommittee meeting is to discuss the updating of the IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research. The meeting will be open to the public and will also be accessible by webinar and conference call.

Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).

Type of meeting: Subcommittee for Planning the Annual Strategic Plan Updating Process.

Date: December 3, 2010.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

Agenda: To discuss the updating of the IACC Strategic Plan for ASD Research.

Place: The Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Conference Call: Dial: 888-577-8995, Access code: 1991506.

Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.

Webinar Access:​register/​687738010.


Pre-registration is recommended to expedite check-in. Seating in the meeting room is limited to room capacity and on a first come, first served basis.

Access: Medical Center Metro (Red Line)—11/2 miles from hotel.

Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez, Office of Autism Research Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, NSC, Room 8185a, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 443-6040, E-mail:

Please Note:

The meeting will be open to the public and accessible by Webinar and conference call. Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be able to listen to the meeting but will not be heard. If you experience any technical problems with the conference call, please e-mail

If you experience any technical problems with the Web presentation tool, please contact GoToWebinar at (800) 263-6317. To access the Web presentation tool on the Internet the following computer capabilities are required: (A) Internet Explorer 5.0 or later, Netscape Navigator 6.0 or later or Mozilla Firefox 1.0 or later; (B) Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server or Vista; (C) Stable 56k, cable modem, ISDN, DSL or better Internet connection; (D) Minimum of Pentium 400 with 256 MB of RAM (Recommended); (E) Java Virtual Machine enabled (Recommended).

Individuals who participate in person or by using these electronic services and who need special assistance, such as captioning of the conference call or other reasonable accommodations, should submit a request to the Contact Person listed on this notice at least 7 days prior to the meeting.

As a part of security procedures, attendees should be prepared to present a photo ID at the meeting registration desk during the check-in process. Pre-registration is recommended. Seating will be limited to the room capacity and seats will be on a first come, first served basis, with expedited check-in for those who are pre-registered. Please note: Online pre-registration will close by 5 p.m. Eastern Time the day before the meeting. After that time, registration will have to be done onsite the day of the meeting.

This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the urgency to prepare the update for the Strategic Plan.

Schedule is subject to change.

Information about the IACC is available on the Web site:

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Dated: November 18, 2010.

Jennifer S. Spaeth,

Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2010-29615 Filed 11-23-10; 8:45 am]