The U.S. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) will be holding their final meeting of 2012 next week via conference call. Details, including how to submit comments, are below.
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee’s (IACC) Conference Call
Please join us for a conference call of the IACC Full Committee on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. ET. The committee will review and approve the final 2012 update of the IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research.
The committee will be meeting via conference call, but oral public comments may be made in person at the location specified below and will be webcast live so that the committee members and members of the public can view the session. The other portions of the meeting will be conducted via conference call only.
Individuals and representatives of organizations interested in providing public comments must submit a written/electronic copy of the oral statement/comments including a brief description of the organization represented by 12:00 PM ET on Friday, December 14, 2012. 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 the 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 12:00 PM ET, Friday, December 14, 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 conference call and in-person oral public comment session will be open to the public. The phone number and access code for the call is provided below. 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: 800-369-1881
Access code: 9976437
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 prior to the meeting. If you experience any technical problems with the conference call, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-339-3840 for assistance.
Please visit the IACC Events page for the latest information about the meeting, remote access information, the agenda and information about other upcoming 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