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Public Calendar: February 18-22, 2013

This public calendar is issued by the Food and Drug Administration. It lists significant meetings held by designated FDA policy makers with persons outside the executive branch of the Federal Government.

February 18-22, 2013
FDA Official and TitleDateLocationOther FDA ParticipantsNon-FDA ParticipantsSubject
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs2/21/13Silver Spring, MDDeborah Autor, Mary Lou Valdez, Leslie K. Ball, Katherine Bond, Murray LumpkinCarissa Etienne, James Fitzgerald (Pan American Health Organization [PAHO])Strengthening FDA/PAHO’s Recent Collaboration
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs2/22/13Orlando, FLN/AN/AKeynote Speech at the 2013 GPhA Annual Meeting
John M. Taylor, III, J.D., Counselor to the Commissioner2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Deborah M. Autor, Esq., Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy2/18/13-2/22/13 N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Leona Brenner-Gati, M.D., Acting Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Virginia Cox, Associate Commissioner for External Affairs2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Lawrence Deyton, M.S.P.H., M.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Elizabeth H. Dickinson, Esq., Chief Counsel2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine2/19/13-2/21/13Washington, DCMerton Smith, Bettye Walters, Michael OehlsenN/AInternational Cooperation of Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medical Products (VICH) Steering Committee Meeting and VICH Outreach Forum
Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine2/22/13Washington, DCN/AAmerican Farm Bureau Federation Livestock Advisory CommitteeCenter for Veterinary Medicine Overview
Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Scientist2/18/13-2/22/13N/A N/A N/A No Significant Meetings
Walter Harris, Chief Operating Officer2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michael M. Landa, Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition2/20/13Washington, DCN/AN/AThe National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) Executive Committee Meeting
Peter Lurie, Acting Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning2/21/13Silver Spring, MDRichard Pazdur, Alberto Gutierrez, Markham LukeWendy Selig, Louise Perkins, Laura Brockway-Lunardi, Alexandra Carney (Melanoma Research Alliance)Melanoma Issues
Karen Midthun, M.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michele Mital, Acting Associate Commissioner for Legislation2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Melinda Plaiser, Acting Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs2/18/13-2/22/13Chiang Mai, ThailandBarbara CassensN/A20th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems (CCFICS)
Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D., Director, National Center for Toxicological Research2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods2/18/13Washington, DCLaura PillsburyMembers of the American Farm Bureau Federation Speciality Crop Advisory CommitteeFood Safety Modernization Act Implementation
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods2/20/13Raleigh, NCJeff Farrar, Jim Gorny, Steve Solomon, Anne Reid, John GridleySteve Troxler, Brian Long, Dan Ragan, Joe Reardon (North Carolina Department of Agriculture)North Carolina Meeting on the Proposed Produce Rule
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods2/21/13Washington, DC Ana Maria OsorioEduardo Medina-Mora, Laura Medina-Mora (United States Mexican Embassy)Welcome Reception for the United States Mexican Ambassador 
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods2/22/13College Park, MDKari Barrett, Jeff Farrar, Sharon Mayl, Jenny Scott, Don Kraemer, Dan McChesney, Rebecca Buckner, Deb DeVliegerLeon Bruner, Shannon Cole, George Dunaif (Grocery Manufacturers Association); Bradd Eldridge (Abbott Nutrition); Sarah Geisert (ConAgra Foods) Olivier Mignot (Nestle USA); Carol Kellar (Kraft Foods); Phil Perkins (Bush Brothers & Company); Mike Robach (Cargill, Incorporated); Joseph Levitt (Hogan Lovells, LLP)Grocery Manufactures Food Safety Modernization Leadership Update
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods, Office of Foods2/22/13Washington, DCSteven Solomon, Jeff Farrar, Sharon Natanblut, Lawrence Bachorik, Kari Barrett, Jeffrey Brown, Kathleen Gensheimer, Brenda Holman, Pat Kuntze, Sharon Mayl, Sherri McGarry, Jeff Nelligan, Laura PillsburyPatricia Buck (Center for Foodborne Illness); Christopher Waldrop (Consumer Federation of America); Sandra Eskin, Carolyn Brickey (The Pew Health Group); Tony Corbo (Food and Water Watch); Nancy Donley (STOP Foodborne Illness); Teresa Green, Linda Golodner (National Consumers League); Nasima Hossain (United States Public Interest Research Group); Dara Alpert Lieberman (Trust for America’s Health); David Plunkett (Center for Science in the Public Interest)Safe Food Coalition
Mary Lou Valdez, Associate Commissioner for International Programs2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings
Jill Hartzler Warner, J.D., Acting Associate Commissioner for Special Medical Programs2/21/13Silver Spring, MDRosanne Hurwitz, Michael Ortwerth, Abigail Brandel, Cheryl DunhamNed Feder and Danielle Brian (Project on Government Oversight)Program Matter
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research2/18/13-2/22/13N/AN/AN/ANo Significant Meetings