September 20, 2011: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement
September 20, 2011
September 20, 2011 between approximately 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
National Institutes of Health (NIH), Building 29B/Conference Room C.
NOTE: This is an amendment to previous meeting announcement
On September 20, 2011, the committee will meet in open session via teleconference to hear an overview of the research program in the Laboratory of Enteric and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA.
Public Participation Information
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. Important information about transportation and directions to the NIH campus, parking, and security procedures is available on the Internet at http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm. (FDA has verified the Web site address, but FDA is not responsible for any subsequent changes to the Web site after this document publishes in the Federal Register.) Visitors must show two forms of identification, one of which must be a government-issued photo identification, one of which must be a government-issued photo identification such as a Federal employee badge, driver’s license, passport, green card, etc. Detailed information about security procedures is located at http://nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity/htm. Due to the limited available parking visitors are encouraged to use public participation.
- Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before September 13, 2011.
- Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Those individuals desiring to make 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 September 1, 2011. 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 September 2, 2011 .
Closed Committee Deliberations:
On September 20, 2011, between approximately 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 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 decisions.
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Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).