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IACC Full Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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 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 (NIMH)
Chair, IACC
  • Welcome
  • Recognition of Former IACC Members
  • Introduction of New IACC Members
  10:00 The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius
Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  10:30 The Honorable Michael Doyle
U.S. House of Representatives
14th District of Pennsylvania
  10:40 The Honorable Christopher Smith
U.S. House of Representatives
4th District of New Jersey
  10:50 Kareem Dale, J.D., M.B.A.
Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy
  11:00 Michael Strautmanis, J.D.
Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor for Strategic Engagement to the Senior Advisor, Executive Office of the President
  11:10 Alexa Posny, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services , U.S. Department of Education
  11:20 Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health
  11:30 Morning Wrap-Up

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
Chair, IACC
 11:45 a.m. Lunch
  1:00 p.m. Public Comments
  1:30 ASD Science Update

Thomas Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
Chair, IACC
  1:45 Administration for Community Living

Henry Claypool
Principal Deputy Administrator, ACL
  2:00 Update on Restraint and Seclusion

Larry Wexler, Ed.D.
Director, Research to Practice Division, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
  2:15 Update on the DSM-5 Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Susan E. Swedo, M.D.
Chief Pediatrics & Developmental Neuroscience Branch, National Institute of Mental Health
Chair, The SDM-5 Neurodevelopmental Disorders Workgroup, American Psychiatric Association
  2:30 Recent Developments in Insurance Coverage for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Stuart Spielman, J.D.
Senior Policy Advisor and Counsel, Autism Speaks

Peter Bell, M.B.A.
Executive Vice President of Programs and Services, Autism Speaks
  2:40 Autism and Epilepsy: Clinical Profile across the Lifespan

Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks
  2:50 Update on NIH/Autism Speaks/CURE Meeting on Epilepsy and Autism

Deborah Hirtz, M.D.
Program Director, Office of Clinical Research
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  3:00 Break
  3:15 IACC Business

Susan Daniels, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH
Executive Secretary, IACC

OARC/IACC Updates – New Document and Web Releases
  • 2011 IACC Summary of Advances
  • 2010 IACC ASD Research Portfolio Analysis Report
  • IACC/OARC Portfolio Analysis Web Tool
  • IACC/OARC ASD Research Publications Analysis

Planning Future Committee Activities
  • IACC Subcommittees and Workgroups
  • 2012/2013 IACC Strategic Plan Update
  • 2012 IACC Summary of Advances
  • 2011 IACC Portfolio Analysis
  • IACC Workshop
  4:30 Public Comments Discussion Period
  5:00 Closing Comments and Adjournment

Schedule subject to change.



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