[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 231 (Friday, November 30, 2012)]
[Pages 71427-71428]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28970]



National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Mental Health; 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 a conference call 
meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC).
    The purpose of the IACC conference call meeting is to discuss and 
vote on the final IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Research 2012 Update. These updates will describe recent progress that 
has been made in the autism field as well as any new gap areas in 
research that have emerged since the previously released 2011 Strategic 
Plan. The committee will be meeting via conference call, but oral 
public comments may be made in person at the location specified below 
and will be webcast live so that the committee members and members of 
the public can view the session. The other portions of the meeting will 
be conducted via conference call only.

    Name of Committee: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee 
    Type of meeting: Open Meeting.
    Date: December 18, 2012.
    Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Agenda: The IACC will review and approve the final 2012 update 
of the IACC Strategic Plan for Autism Spectrum Disorder Research.
    Place: The National Institute of Mental Health, The Neuroscience 
Center, 6001

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Executive Boulevard, Conference Rooms B1/B2, Rockville, MD 20852.
    Conference Call: Dial: 800-369-1881. Access code: 9976437.
    Cost: The meeting is free and open to the public via a 
conference call. The oral public comment session is also free and 
will take place in person at the location listed above and will be 
webcast live.
    Webcast Live: http://videocast.nih.gov/.
    Deadlines: Notification of intent to present oral comments: 
Monday, December 10th by 5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written/
electronic statement for oral comments: Tuesday, December 11th by 
5:00 p.m. ET. Submission of written comments: Friday, December 14th 
by 5:00 p.m. ET.
    Access: White Flint Metro (Red Line).
    Contact Person: Ms. Lina Perez, Office of Autism Research 
Coordination, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, 6001 
Executive Boulevard, NSC, Room 6182A, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: 
301-443-6040, Email: [email protected].

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 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, December 10, 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 5:00 p.m. ET on 
Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Statements submitted will become a part 
of the public record. Only one representative of an organization 
will be allowed to present oral comments, and presentations will be 
limited to three to five minutes per speaker, depending on the 
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.
    In addition, any interested person may submit written comments 
to the IACC prior to the meeting by sending the comments to the 
Contact Person listed on this notice by 5:00 p.m. ET, Friday, 
December 14, 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 
IACC for their consideration and will become part of the public 
    The conference call and in-person oral public comment session 
will be open to the public. 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, please email 
[email protected].
    If you experience any technical problems with the web 
presentation tool, please contact GoToWebinar at (800) 263-6317. To 
access the web presentation tool on the Internet the following 
computer capabilities are required:

For PC-based participants:
     Internet Explorer 7.0 or newer, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or 
newer or Google Chrome 5.0 or newer (JavaScript and Java enabled)
     Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
     Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
     Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM 
For Mac-based participants:
     Safari 3.0 or newer, Firefox 4.0 or newer or Google 
Chrome 5.0 or newer (JavaScript and Java enabled)
     Mac OS X 10.5--Leopard or newer
     Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)
     Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection

    Individuals who participate 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, those attending or presenting 
at the oral comment session should be prepared to show a photo ID 
and to state the purpose of their visit at the front desk and at the 
meeting registration desk when checking-in. Seating will be limited 
to the room capacity and seats will be on a first come, first served 
    Schedule is subject to change.
    Information about the IACC and a registration link for this 
meeting are available on the Web site: http://www.iacc.hhs.gov.

    Dated: November 23, 2012.
Carolyn A. Baum,
Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-28970 Filed 11-29-12; 8:45 am]