AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
ACTION: Notice of public workshop.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public
workshop entitled: The 2015 Office of Regulatory Science and Innovation
(ORSI) Science Symposium.
The purpose of the public workshop is to increase scientific
collaborations with government institutions, academia, industry and
other stakeholders, working to improve science, training, and
networking in accordance with the FDA mission of the advancement of
regulatory science. This venue will also enhance knowledge and
awareness of the FDA ORSI resources and provide guidance of its
Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on Monday, April
27, 2015, from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: The public workshop will be held at the FDA White Oak
Campus located at 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31, Great Room,
Silver Spring, MD 20903. Entrance for the public workshop participants
(non-FDA employees) is through Building 1 where routine security check
procedures will be performed. For parking and security information,
please refer to http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/WorkingatFDA/BuildingsandFacilities/WhiteOakCampusInformation/ucm241740.htm or
contact us at 2015ORSIScienceSymposium@fda.hhs.gov.
Contact Person: Diane Rose, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New
Hampshire Avenue, Bldg. 1, Rm. 4233, Silver Spring, MD 20993. 301-796-
Registration: On-line registration is required (including name,
title, affiliation, address, email, telephone and FAX numbers) by April
15, 2015. Those without Internet access should contact Diane Rose (see
Contact Person) to register. There is no fee for the public workshop.
Early registration is recommended as seating is limited to the first
300 registrants. Registration on the day of the public workshop will be
provided on a space available basis from 7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
provided the 300-person registration limit has not been met. Please
register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-orsi-science-symposium-tickets-14591440391?utmcampaign=neweventemail&utmmedium=email&utmsource=ebemail&utmterm=viewmyeventbutton or email us at
2015ORSIScienceSymposium@fda.hhs.gov if you have additional questions.
A lite breakfast and lunch are available for pre-purchase.
If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please
contact Diane Rose (see Contact Person) at least 7 days in advance.
Streaming Webcast of the Public Workshop: This public workshop will
also be Webcast. Persons interested in viewing the Webcast must
register online or call us at 301-796-9600 by April 15, 2015. Early
registration is recommended because Webcast lines are limited.
Organizations are required to register all participants, but to view
the Webcast using one connection per location. Webcast participants
will be sent technical system requirements after registration and will
be sent connection access information after April 23, 2015. If you have
never attended a Connect Pro event before, test your connection at
To get a quick overview of the Connect Pro program, visit http://inside.fda.gov:9003/ora/southwestregion/dallas/ucm234468.htm. (FDA has
verified the Web site addresses in this document, but FDA is not
responsible for any subsequent changes to the Web sites after this
document publishes in the Federal Register.)