Join the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Full Committee Meeting
July 9, 2012
By Autism Society
A full committee meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee will take place on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. The public can attend the event or listen remotely. IACC members are charged with coordinating all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services concerning autism spectrum disorders, developing and annually updating a strategic plan for ASD, and providing advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on matters related to ASD.
Autism Society board members Dr. Jim Ball and Dr. Jose Cordero serve on this federal advisory committee, which is made up of both federal officials and public members. (Read more about this appointment here).
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. The agenda is posted at: http://iacc.hhs.gov/events/2012/full-committee-mtg-agenda-july10.shtml. Schedule subject to change per the needs of the committee.
L’Enfant Plaza Hotel
408 L’Enfant Plaza
Washington, DC 20024
Nearest Metro stop:
L’Enfant Plaza – Orange, Blue, Yellow and Green Lines
The meeting will be open to the public and 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. Onsite registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.
The meeting will be remotely accessible by videocast (http://videocast.nih.gov/) 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.
Conference Call Access
USA/Canada Phone Number: 888-455-5419
Access code: 9404105
Individuals who participate using this service 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 above at least seven days prior to the meeting. The webcast has closed captioning available. If you experience any technical problems with the webcast or conference call, please e-mail IACCTechSupport@acclaroresearch.com or call the IACC Technical Support Help Line at 443-680-0098.
Please visit the IACC Events page for the latest information about the meeting, including registration, remote access information, the agenda, materials and information about prior IACC events.
Contact Person for this meeting is:
Ms. Lina Perez
Office of Autism Research Coordination
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
6001 Executive Boulevard, NSC
Rockville, MD 20852
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