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 to discuss updates and issues related to ASD research and services activities. The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible by webcast and conference call.
Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).
Type of meeting: Open Meeting.
Date: April 9, 2013.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.* Eastern Time * Approximate end time.
Agenda: To discuss updates and issues related to ASD research and services activities.
Place: The National Institute of Mental Health, The Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Conference Rooms C and D, Rockville, MD 20852.
Webcast Live: http://videocast.nih.gov/.
Conference Call Access: Dial: 888-843-7184, Access code: 5279679.
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Registration: 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. For more on registration please visit the IACC Web site at: www.iacc.hhs.gov/events.
Deadlines: Notification of intent to present oral comments: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written/electronic statement for oral comments: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written comments: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. ET.
Access: White Flint Metro (Red Line)—approximately 1/2 mile walk. On-site parking with parking validation available.
Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez, Office of Autism Research Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6182A, Bethesda, MD 20892-9669, Phone: 301-443-6040, Email: IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov.
Please Note: 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, March 26, 2013, 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 presentation/statement including a brief description of the organization represented by 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Statements submitted will become a part of the public record. Only one representative of an organization will be allowed to present oral comments 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.
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 on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. The comments should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. All written statements 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 webcast or conference call, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (301) 339-3840.
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 5 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.
Meeting schedule subject to change.
Information about the IACC is available on the Web site: http://www.iacc.hhs.gov.
Dated: February 14, 2013.
Carolyn A. Baum,
Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 2013-03854 Filed 2-20-13; 8:45 am]
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