Advisory Council October 2016 Meeting Announcement
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The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services will be held on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT. The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Room 800, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20201, and webcast live on http://www.hhs.gov/live. Please allow 45 minutes to go through security and walk to the meeting room.
The theme of this Advisory Council meeting will be on racial and ethnic disparities in research and care for dementia. Presentations will focus on general demographics, gaps and barriers that various groups face in obtaining services, and successful interventions to reduce these gaps. Additional presentations in the afternoon will include further discussion of the 2016 Update to the National Plan, updates on progress towards a Care and Services Summit, and federal workgroup updates.
Public Attendance: Seating is limited. Individuals who wish to participate should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "October 31 Meeting Attendance" in the Subject line by Friday, October 21, 2016. Names need to be put on a list of expected attendees and forwarded to the security officers at HHS. Any interested member of the public who is a non-U.S. citizen should include this information at the time of registration to ensure that the appropriate security procedure to gain entry to the building is carried out. Although the meeting is open to the public, procedures governing security and the entrance to federal buildings may change without notice. Each attendee needs a photo ID to gain entrance into the building.
Public Input: Time is allocated in the afternoon on the agenda to hear public comments. The time for oral comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per individual. Attendees who wish to make in-person public comments should include that information in their "October 31 Meeting Attendance" email; this information is also needed by Friday, October 21, 2016. In lieu of in-person comments, written comments may also be submitted to be read at the meeting. All comments should be submitted for the record to share with the Advisory Council by October 25, 2016 to:
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Room 424E, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington DC, 20201
Comments may also be emailed to email@example.com. Please include your name and relevant organizational affiliation.