[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 42 (Friday, March 2, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12859-12860]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5037]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Notice of 
Meeting

    Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of an Interagency Pain 
Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) meeting.
    The meeting will feature invited speakers and discussion of 
committee business items including a report on the findings of the 
Institute of Medicine report Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for 
Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research and a review of 
information gathered on federally-funded pain research.
    The meeting will be open to the public and accessible by live 
webcast and conference call.
    Name of Committee: Interagency Pain Research Coordinating 
Committee.
    Type of meeting: Open Meeting.
    Date: March 27, 2012.
    Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. *Eastern Time*--Approximate end time.
    Agenda: The meeting will feature invited speakers and discussion of 
committee business items including a report on the findings of the 
Institute of Medicine report Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for 
Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research and a review of 
information gathered on federally-funded pain research.
    Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 1, Wilson Hall, 1 
Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.
    Conference Call: Dial: 800-779-1482, Participant Passcode: 31855.
    Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public.
    Webcast Live http://videocast.nih.gov/ gov/.
    Registration: http://iprcc.nih.gov/. Pre-registration is 
recommended to expedite check-in. Seating in the meeting room is 
limited to room capacity and is on a first come, first served basis.
    Deadlines: Notification of intent to present oral comments: Friday, 
March 16, 2012, by 5 p.m. ET
    Submission of written/electronic statement for oral comments: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012, by 5 p.m. ET
    Submission of written comments: Thursday, March 22, 2012, by 5 p.m. 
ET
    Access: Medical Center Metro (Red Line) Visitor Information: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm.
    Contact Person: Dr. Paul Scott, Director, Office of Science Policy 
and Planning, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 
NIH, 31 Center Drive, Room 8A03, Bethesda, MD 20892, Phone: (301) 496-
9271, Email: IPRCC PublicInquiries@mail.nih.gov.

    Please Note:  Any member of the public interested in presenting 
oral comments to the Committee must notify the Contact Person listed 
on this notice by 5 p.m. ET on Friday, March 16, 2012, with their 
request to present oral comments at the meeting. Interested 
individuals and representatives of organizations must submit a 
written/electronic copy of the oral statement/comments including a 
brief description of the organization represented by 5 p.m. ET on 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012.

    Statements submitted will become a part of the public record. Only 
one representative of an organization will be allowed to present oral 
comments on behalf of that organization, and presentations will be 
limited to three to five minutes per speaker, depending on number of 
speakers to be accommodated within the allotted time. Speakers will be 
assigned a time to speak in the order of the date and time when their 
request to speak is received, along with the required submission of the 
written/electronic statement by the specified deadline. If special 
accommodations are needed, please email the Contact Person listed 
above.
    In addition, any interested person may submit written comments to 
the IPRCC prior to the meeting by sending the comments to the Contact 
Person listed on this notice by 5 p.m. ET, Thursday, March 22, 2012. 
The comments should include the name and, when applicable, the business 
or professional affiliation of the interested person. All written 
comments received by the deadlines for both oral and written public 
comments will be provided to the IPRCC for their consideration and will 
become part of the public record. The meeting will be open to the 
public through a conference call phone number and webcast live on the 
Internet. Members of the public who participate using the conference 
call phone number will be able to listen to the meeting but will not be 
heard. If you experience any technical problems with the conference 
call or webcast, please call Operator Service on 301 496-4517 for 
conference call issues and the NIH IT Service Desk at (301) 496-4357, 
toll free (866) 319-4357, for webcast issues.
    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 seven days 
prior to the meeting.
    As a part of security procedures, attendees should be prepared to 
present a photo ID during the security process to get on the NIH 
campus. For a full description, please see: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity.htm.
    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.

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    Information about the IPRCC is available on the Web site: http://iprcc.nih.gov/.

    Dated: February 24, 2012.
Jennifer S. Spaeth,
Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy .
[FR Doc. 2012-5037 Filed 3-1-12; 8:45 am]
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