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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern

William H. Natcher Conference Center
45 Center Drive
Conference Rooms E1/E2
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Time Event
  9:00 a.m. Call to Order and Opening Remarks

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, IACC
  9:05 Brief Introductions of IACC Members
  9:10 Review and Approval:
May 12, 2008 IACC Meeting Summary
Summary of Advances in ASD Research
  9:15 Report from Services Subcommittee

Ellen Blackwell, M.S.W.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee

Lee Grossman
President and CEO, Autism Society of America
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee
  9:30 Report on Strategic Planning Workgroup Meeting

Judith Cooper, Ph.D.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
  9:50 IACC Discussion of Draft Strategic Plan for ASD Research

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Chair, IACC
10:30 Break
10:45 IACC Discussion of Next Steps for Finalizing the Strategic Plan

Della Hann, Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health
Executive Secretary, IACC
  • Public Comment on Draft Strategic Plan
  • Implementation Workgroup
  • Charge to Implementation Workgroup
  • Timeline for IACC Review and Final Approval
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:15 Science Updates
From Gene to Pathophysiology to Treatment in a Developmental Brain Disorder

Mark F. Bear, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and
Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Report from the Workshop, "Mitochondrial Encephalopathies: Potential Relationships to Autism"

Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D.
Deputy Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
  2:30 Break
  2:45 Open Session for Public Comment
  3:15 Closing Comments and Future Agenda Items
  3:30 Adjournment


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