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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Monday, April 11, 2011
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
The Polaris Room
Washington, DC 20004

The registration desk opens at 8:00 a.m. Eastern for members of the public attending in person, and the meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast This link exits the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Web site and enters a non-government Web site. and conference call. The materials for the meeting can be found here.

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

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, IACC
  9:10 Michael Strautmanis, J.D.
Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor for Strategic Engagement to the Senior Advisor, Executive Office of the President
  9:25 Anand Parekh, M.D.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  9:40 IACC Member Greetings, Questions and Comments
HHS Autism Awareness Month Updates
10:00 Update on New IACC Publications and the Combating Autism Act Report to Congress

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination
Executive Secretary, IACC
10:15 The Combating Autism Act: HRSA's Investments

Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P.
Director, Division of Research, Training and Education, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA)
10:25 Break
10:40 Update on the State of the States for People with ASD and Report on State Services to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Nine States

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

Steve Eiken
Senior Research Leader, Thomson Reuters

Alyson Marano Ward, R.N., M.P.H.
LM Policy Research, LLC

Danna Mauch
Abt Associates, Inc.
11:25 Launch of the New AutismNOW Web Portal

Jamie Kendall
Deputy Commissioner, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families
11:40 Launch of the New JobTIPS Website (supported by NIH)

Dorothy Strickland, Ph.D.
President of Virtual Reality Aids, Inc., do2learn

Louise Southern, M.Ed., BCBA
Director, JobTIPS program and Oversees General Web Content, do2learn
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 Public Comments
HHS Autism Awareness Month Updates (Continued)
  1:40 NIH Autism Centers of Excellence

Lisa Gilotty, Ph.D.
Chief, Research Program on Autism Spectrum Disorders, National Institute of Mental Health
  1:45 Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network

Joseph Piven, M.D.
Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology
Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
Director, Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  2:15 Developing Effective Interventions for Infants and Toddlers with ASD

Sally Rogers, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California Davis Medical Center
  2:45 Autism Prevalence Workshop - Overview and Next Steps

Cathy Rice, Ph.D.
Behavioral Scientist, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Update on the "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Program

Rebecca B. Wolf, M.A.
Public Affairs Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Update on the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) and the Gene-Environment-Wide Interaction Study (GEWIS)

M. Daniele Fallin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  3:10 Break
  3:25 Update on Autism Speaks Translational Medicine Workshop

Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks
IACC Business
  3:35 Approval of minutes and upcoming IACC activities

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination
Executive Secretary, IACC
  3:45 Services Subcommittee Update

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

Lee Grossman
President and CEO, Autism Society
Co-Chair, Services Subcommittee
  4:00 Safety Subcommittee Update

Alison Singer, M.B.A.
President, Autism Science Foundation
Co-Chair, Safety Subcommittee
  4:15 Round Robin
  4:30 Public Comments Discussion Period
  5:00 Closing Comments and Adjournment

Meeting may end prior to or later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern depending on the needs of the committee. Schedule subject to change.



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