[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 191 (Wednesday, October 2, 2013)]
[Pages 60884-60885]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-24025]



Food and Drug Administration

[Docket No. FDA-2013-N-0001]

Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; 
Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory 
committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At least one 
portion of the meeting will be closed to the public.
    Name of Committee: Vaccines and Related Biological Products 
Advisory Committee.
    General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and 
recommendations to the Agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
    Date and Time: The meeting will be held on November 13, 2013, 
between approximately 12:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
    Location: Rockwall II, Conference Room 1033, 5515 Security Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20852. The public is welcome to attend the meeting at the 
specified location where a speakerphone will be provided. Public 
participation in the meeting is limited to the use of the speakerphone 
in the conference room.
    Contact Person for More Information: Donald W. Jehn or Denise 
Royster, Food and Drug Administration, 1401 Rockville Pike (HFM-71), 
Rockville, MD 20852, 301-827-0314, or FDA Advisory Committee 
Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC 
area). A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications 
that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting

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cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. 
Therefore, you should always check the Agency's Web site at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/default.htm and scroll down to the 
appropriate advisory committee meeting link, or call the advisory 
committee information line to learn about possible modifications before 
coming to the meeting.
    Agenda: On November 13, 2013, the committee will meet in open 
session to hear an overview of the research programs in the Laboratory 
of Retroviruses and Laboratory of Immunoregulation, Division of Viral 
Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics 
Evaluation and Review, FDA.
    FDA intends to make background material available to the public no 
later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post 
the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the 
background material will be made publicly available at the location of 
the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be 
posted on FDA's Web site after the meeting. Background material is 
available at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting 
    Procedure: On November 13, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to approximately 
3:10 p.m., the meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may 
present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues 
pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the 
contact person on or before November 6, 2013. Oral presentations from 
the public will be scheduled between approximately 2:10 p.m. and 
approximately 3:10 p.m. Those individuals interested in making formal 
oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief 
statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish 
to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an 
indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation 
on or before October 29, 2013. Time allotted for each presentation may 
be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater 
than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public 
hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers 
for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will 
notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by October 
30, 2013.
    Closed Committee Deliberations: On November 13, 2013, between 
approximately 3:10 p.m. and approximately 3:45 p.m., the meeting will 
be closed to permit discussion where disclosure would constitute a 
clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6)). 
The committee will discuss the report of the intramural research 
programs and make recommendations regarding personnel staffing 
    Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised 
that the Agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical 
    FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee 
meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with 
physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special 
accommodations due to a disability, please contact Donald W. Jehn or 
Denise Royster at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
    FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee 
meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ucm111462.htm for procedures 
on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).

    Dated: September 26, 2013.
Jill Hartzler Warner,
Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-24025 Filed 10-1-13; 8:45 am]