The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 from 9:30am to 4:30pm EDT. The meeting will be held in Room 10 on the 6th floor, in the "C" wing of Building 31, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus, Bethesda, Maryland. Information on visiting the NIH campus is available. Please allow 30 minutes to go through security and walk to the meeting room. The meeting will be webcast live. (Webcast information will be provided as soon as available.)
The Advisory Council will welcome new members and discuss the timeline for the 2014 recommendations. The subcommittees will discuss priorities and areas for recommendations. The Advisory Council will hear presentations on work underway to harness "big data" to address Alzheimer's research.
Public Attendance: Seating may be limited. Individuals who wish to participate should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "December 2 Meeting Attendance" in the Subject line no later than Friday, November 22, 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 "December 2 Meeting Attendance" email; this information is also needed by Friday, November 22, 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.