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IACC 2012 Strategic Planning Workshop: Monday – Tuesday, October 29 – 30, 2012, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern, Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008

Due to the likelihood of dangerous weather conditions, the IACC 2012 Stategic Planning Workshop has been canceled.

Date: Monday – Tuesday, October 29 – 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern
Agenda: The workshop will focus on the seven chapters of the 2011 IACC Strategic Plan, featuring discussions between IACC members and external experts in the areas of basic and translational science, as well as services research and policy, regarding updates that may be considered for the 2012 Strategic Plan. The first day of the workshop, October 29th, will focus on services research and policy. The second day of the workshop, October 30th, will focus on basic and translational research.
Place: Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
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Webcast Live: Day 1 This link exits the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Web site and enters a non-government Web site. Day 2 This link exits the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Web site and enters a non-government Web site. http://videocast.nih.gov
Because we are webcasting live and do not want to interrupt filming, the breakout session taking place in the general session room will be viewable. The other breakout sessions will be videotaped for archival purposes and can be viewed at a later date. All breakout sessions will be available to the public either in-person or via conference call.
Conference Call Access: October 29, 2012
Dial: (888) 972-6896
Access code: 1954800

October 30, 2012
Dial: (888) 469-3189
Access code: 8310127
Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
Pre-Registration: Registration website This link exits the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Web site and enters a non-government Web site.
Pre-registration is recommended to expedite check-in. Seating in the meeting room is limited to room capacity and on a first come, first served basis.
Access: The workshop location is within two blocks of the Woodley Park/Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro station (Red Line). On-site parking is available for $38 per day; limited neighborhood parking may be available.
Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez
Office of Autism Research Coordination
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
6001 Executive Boulevard, NSC, Room 6182a
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Phone: (301)-443-6040
Email: IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov
Please Note: Sessions for public comment on the material presented during the workshop will be held on both days. Those wishing to provide oral public comment in person at the workshop must sign up for oral comment at the check-in desk on the day of the workshop. Due to scheduling constraints, oral comments will be limited to two minutes per person and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. If slots for the oral public comment sessions are full, each individual and/or organization will only be allowed to provide oral comment during one of the workshop days in order to provide an opportunity for as many individuals/organizations as possible to participate. Those persons who are not able to make oral comments due to the time constraints, and those preferring to comment in written form, may submit their written comments pertaining to the material presented at the workshop via email to IACCPublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov through Friday, November 2nd. All written comments will become part of the public record.

This workshop will also be open to the public through a conference call number and live webcast on the Internet. Members of the public who participate using the conference call phone number will be able to listen to the discussion but will not be heard. If you experience any technical problems with the conference call or webcast, please e-mail IACCHelpDesk2012@gmail.com.

To access the live webcast 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)

Individuals who participate in person or by using these electronic services 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 on this notice at least 5 days prior to the meeting.

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

The schedule for the meeting is subject to change.


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