Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of an Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) meeting.
The purpose of the IACC meeting is for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to welcome new members of the committee and thank previous members for their service. The meeting will include presentations from stakeholders on autism research and policy issues, as well as discussion around newly released IACC documents and plans for future committee activities. The meeting will be open to the public and accessible by live webcast and conference call.
Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).
Type of meeting: Open Meeting.
Date: July 10, 2012.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. *Eastern Time*—Approximate end time.
Agenda: The Secretary of HHS will welcome new members of the committee and thank previous members for their service. The meeting will include presentations on autism research and policy issues, and the committee will discuss plans for future activities.
Place: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 408 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 20024.
Conference Call: Dial: 888-455-5419, Access code: 9404105.
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Webcast Live: http://videocast.nih.gov/.
Registration: http://www.acclaroresearch.com/oarc/7-10-12/. 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.
Deadlines: Notification of intent to present oral comments: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. ET Submission of written/electronic statement for oral comments: Thursday, July 5, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. ET Submission of written comments: Thursday, July 5, 2012 by 5:00 p.m. ET.
Access: (L'Enfant Plaza Metro) Orange, Blue, Yellow, and Green Lines.
Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez, Office of Autism Research Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, NSC, Room 6182A, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (301) 443-6040, Email: IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov.
Any member of the public interested in presenting oral comments to the Committee must notify the Contact Person listed on this notice by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, with their request to present oral comments at the meeting. Interested individuals and representatives of organizations must submit a written/electronic copy of the oral statement/comments including a brief description of the organization represented by 5:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, July 5, 2012.
Statements submitted will become a part of the public record. Only one representative of an organization will be allowed to present oral comments on behalf of that organization, and presentations will be limited to three to five minutes per speaker, depending on number of speakers to be accommodated within the allotted time. Speakers will be assigned a time to speak in the order of the date and time when their request to speak is received, along with the required submission of the written/electronic statement by the specified deadline. If special accommodations are needed, please email the Contact Person listed above.
In addition, any interested person may submit written comments to the IACC prior to the meeting by sending the comments to the Contact Person listed on this notice by 5:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, July 5, 2012. The comments should include the name and, when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. All written comments received by the deadlines for both oral and written public comments will be provided to the IACC for their consideration and will become part of the public record. The meeting will be open to the public through a conference call phone number and webcast live on the Internet. 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 or webcast, please email IACCTechSupport@acclaroresearch.com or call the IACC Technical Support Help Line at 443-680-0098.
To access the webcast live 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.
Schedule is subject to change.
Information about the IACC is available on the Web site: http://www.iacc.hhs.gov.
Dated: June 12, 2012.
Jennifer S. Spaeth,
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-14934 Filed 6-18-12; 8:45 am]
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