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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern

National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
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On-site registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Eastern for members of the public attending in person, and the meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast and conference call. The materials for the meeting can be found here.

Time Event
  9:00 a.m. Welcome, Introductions and Approval of Minutes

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Chair, IACC

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH
Executive Secretary, IACC
  9:15 Science Update

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
Chair, IACC
  9:45 Update on CAA Reauthorization, IACC Activities and GAO Review
 10:45 Break
 11:00 Discussion and Approval of 2013 IACC Strategic Plan Update
 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 Public Comments
  1:25 Discussion of Public Comments
  1:50 An Attempt at Re-defining Autism for the Biological Sciences

Ami Klin, Ph.D.
Director, Marcus Autism Center
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Professor and Chief, Division of Autism and Related Disabilities
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
  2:20 National Science Foundation Research Activities Related to Autism

Mark H. Leddy, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Human Resource Development
Directorate for Education and Human Resources
National Science Foundation
  2:50 Committee Business

DSM-5 Planning Group Update


Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine
Director, Duke University Center on Autism Diagnosis and Treatment
Co-Director, Duke University Developmental Neuroscience Research Program
Member, IACC
  3:20 Committee Business

OARC Update


Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH
Executive Secretary, IACC
  3:50 Break
  4:00 Round Robin

Larry Wexler, Ph.D. – PROMISE
Division Director, Research to Practice Division
U.S. Department of Education
Member, IACC

Coleen Boyle, Ph.D. – Somali Study
Director, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Member, IACC
  5:00 Adjournment

Next IACC Full Committee Meeting:

  • April 8, 2014 – National Institutes of Health, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Schedule subject to change.



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