The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services will be held on Monday, April 29, 2013 from 9:00am to 5:00pm EDT. The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 800, Washington, D.C. 20201, and webcast live on www.hhs.gov/live.
The Advisory Council will hear presentations from international partners on their efforts to address Alzheimer's disease. There will also be a presentation on the priorities set during the May 2012 research summit and the milestones for achieving the 2025 goal. The federal partners will provide an update on the progress of implementing the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease, and will discuss highlights of the 2013 National Plan Update.
Public Attendance: Seating may be limited. Individuals who wish to participate should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "April 29 Meeting Attendance" in the Subject line by Friday, April 19, 2013. 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.
Public Input: Time is allocated on the agenda to hear public comments. Attendees who wish to make public comments should include that information in their "April 29 Meeting Attendance" email; this information is also needed by Friday, April 19, 2013.
In lieu of oral comments, formal written comments may also be submitted for the record to:
Helen Lamont, Ph.D.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Room 424E, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington DC, 20201
Those submitting written comments should identify themselves and any relevant organizational affiliations. Comments will be shared with the Advisory Council.