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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Friday, October 22, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern

The William H. Natcher Conference Center
45 Center Drive
Conference Rooms E1/E2
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

This meeting will also be available to the public by live videocast. The materials for the meeting can be found here.

Time Event
  9:00 a.m. Onsite Registration Desk Opens
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 July 16, 2010 Minutes
10:15 Alexa Posny, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
10:45 Wandering and Autism: The Need for Data and Resources

Wendy Fournier
President, National Autism Association

Lori McIIwain
Board Chair, National Autism Association
11:15 The CLASS Act

Richard Frank, Ph.D.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services
11:45 Neural Signatures of Autism

Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D.
Harris Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry, Child Study Center and Child Neuroscience Lab, Yale University
12:15 p.m. Lunch
  1:00 Public Comments
  1:30 Meeting Update: NICHD Workshop "Disparities in the Identification of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders," August 19, 2010

Alice Kau, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Regina Smith James, M.D.
Director, Division of Special Populations, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  1:40 Meeting Update: NIEHS Workshop "Autism and the Environment: New Ideas for Advancing the Science," September 8, 2010

David Armstrong, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Chief of the Laboratory of Neurobiology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  1:50 Meeting Update: "Genetic Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Translating Genetic Discoveries into Diagnostics" Symposium, September 1-2, 2010

Stephen Scherer, Ph.D.
Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children
Director, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto
  2:00 Meeting Update: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Annual Meeting, September 12-14, 2010

Gerald Fischbach, M.D.
Scientific Director, Simon's Foundation Autism Research Initiative
  2:10 Research Update: Study of Health Outcomes in Autistic Children and Their Families

Ann Wagner, Ph.D.
Chief, Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of Mental Disorders Branch, National Institute of Mental Health
  2:20 Data Sharing Update: National Database for Autism Research (NDAR)

Michael Huerta, Ph.D.
Director, National Database for Autism Research, National Institute of Mental Health
  2:25 Committee Business
  • Workshop Update - Services Subcommittee
  2:30 Break
  2:45 Committee Business
  • RFI update
  • Portfolio Analysis update
  • Discussion: Updating the Strategic Plan
  5:00 Public Comments Discussion Period
  5:30 Closing Comments and Adjournment


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