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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Friday, July 16, 2010
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern

Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

This meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast.

Time Event
  9:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 Call to Order and Opening Remarks

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, IACC
10:10 Review and Approval of April 30, 2010 Minutes
10:15 The Costs of Autism in the United States

Michael Ganz, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health
10:45 Update: Center for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention

Issac Pessah, Ph.D.
Director, Children's Center for Environmental Health and Disease Prevention, UC Davis MIND Institute
11:15 Break
11:30 What Causes Autism? The Case for an Environmental Contribution

Philip Landrigan, M.D., MSc
Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 Public Comments
  1:30 Neurofunctional, structural and cellular abnormalities in the first years of life in ASD

Eric Courchesne, Ph.D.
Professor, University of California - San Diego
  2:00 Opening Doors: A Discussion of Residential Options for Adults Living with Autism and Related Disorders

Denise Resnik
Board Member and Co-Founder, SARRC
  2:30 Including Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research and Practice

Carol Quirk, Ed.D.
Director, Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
  3:00 Break
  3:15 Committee Business
  • Workshop Update - Services Subcommittee
  • RFI Update
  • Mid-Year Update on Research Advances
  • Portfolio Analysis update
  4:15 Public Comments Discussion Period
  4:45 Round Robin for IACC Member Updates
  5:00 Closing Comments and Adjournment


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