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You’re invited: Research-related webinars & webcasts of interest to the autism community

January 16, 2017

The National Institutes of Health invites the autism community to participate in the next full meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) on Wednesday, April 26, from 9 to 5 Eastern, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health. The meeting is open to the public, in person or via webcast and conference call. (See details below.)

Under the mandate of the Autism CARES Act, the IACC coordinates all autism research and service activities within the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with ensuring that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are considered and discussed in a public forum.

The meeting will be accessible in listen-only mode via live webcast (go to http://videocast.nih.gov) and conference call (from the US and Canada, call 800-857-9708; access code: 4617338).

For in-person attendance, pre-registration is recommended via the IACC Meetings page. Seating is limited to room capacity on a first come/first served basis, with expedited check-in for the pre-registered. 

For more information, including directions, the day’s agenda and related materials when they become available, visit the IACC Events page and/or call 301-451-9436.

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Autism Speaks CEO updates Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee on organization's "Next Ten" strategic plan

On Jan. 13th, Autism Speaks Chief Executive Officer Angela Geiger updated the federal Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) on Autism Speaks new strategic plan at the committee's first quarterly meeting of 2017, at the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland. (Her presentation begins 30 minutes into the webcast.)

View the archived webcast here.

Under the mandate of the Autism CARES Act, the IACC coordinates all autism research and service activities within the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with ensuring that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are considered and discussed in a public forum.

Interested in presenting comments at the next quarterly meeting or sending written comments on an issue important to you? Send them to iaccpublicinquiries@mail.nih.gov.

For more information, including the full day’s agenda when it becomes available, visit the IACC Events page.

View past IACC meetings and their agenda’s here. View Autism Speaks coverage of past IACC meetings here