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IACC Scientific Workshop

Date: September 30 - October 1, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern - September 30, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern - October 1, 2009
Agenda: The workshop will cover the six questions in the strategic plan, focusing on noted research gaps, new opportunities for advancing research and knowledge about ASD, and the prioritization of short-term and long-term objectives in the plan. The format of the meeting will include presentations by invited panelists (clinicians, researchers and people with ASD or family members of people with ASD), as well as discussions by panelists, the public and members of the IACC.
Place: The Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Webcast Live: http://videocast.nih.gov/
Conference Call Access: Dial: (888) 455-2920
Access code: 4173827
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Pre-Registration: http://www.acclaroresearch.com/oarc/9-30-09_workshop/
Pre-registration is strongly recommended, but PRE-REGISTRATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU A SEAT. Seating is first come, first served, with expedited check-in for those pre-registered. Seating is limited to room capacity. Limited overflow seating with videocast viewing will be available.
Access: Metro accessible - Red Line - White Flint Metro Station
Onsite parking available - $4.00 hourly, $12.00 daily
Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez
Office of Autism Research Coordination
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 8185A
Rockville, Maryland 20892-9669
Phone: 301-443-6040
Email: IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov
Please Note:

Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Seating will be limited to the room capacity and seats will be on a first come, first serve basis, with expedited check-in for those who are pre-registered. As part of security procedures, attendees should be prepared to present a photo ID at the meeting registration desk during the check-in process.

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. Individuals who participate in person or by using these electronic services and who need special assistance, such as captioning of the converence call or other reasonable accommodations, should submit a request at least 7 days prior to the meeting.

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).

Schedule subject to change.



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